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Tuesday, July 12 • 09:00 - 09:40
The Many Ways Your Monitoring is Lying To You

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Monitoring and dashboarding systems are crucial to understanding the behavior of large distributed systems. But monitoring systems can lead you on wild goose chases, or hide issues. In this talk, I will look at some examples of how a monitoring system can lie to you – in order to sensitize the audience to these failure modes and encourage them to look for similar examples in their own systems.

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Sebastian Kirsch

Site Reliability Engineer, Google Switzerland GmbH
Sebastian Kirsch is a Site Reliability Engineer for Google in Zürich, Switzerland. Sebastian joined Google in 2006 in Dublin, Ireland, and has worked both on internal systems like Google's web crawler or Google's payment processing systems, as well as on external products like Google... Read More →

Tuesday July 12, 2016 09:00 - 09:40 IST
Pembroke Room