What is Site Reliability Engineering?

Site Reliability Engineering is a branch of engineering dedicated to assisting organizations in achieving the right level of reliability in their systems, services, and products over time. It is a framework for reliably operating large-scale systems. SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) is a prescriptive technique to apply DevOps that has lately gained favor to help increase system reliability.

DevOps practitioners and site reliability engineers can use chaos engineering to evaluate application reliability and resiliency in production.
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OnGraph provides end-to-end, application-oriented site reliability engineering services to assure hyper-agility, high availability, minimal downtime, and complete control over your cloud ecosystem.

Why choose site reliability engineering?

Enhanced metrics reporting

Site reliability engineers track bugs, efficiency, productivity, and the overall health of the service, among other things.

Resolving issues before they can hurt end-users

Site reliability engineers can address issues during production with a high degree of accuracy thanks to their performance measurements and high-level perspective.

More time for creating value

Having an effective method for resolving mistakes can free up a lot of time for development teams, allowing them to focus on new features and enhancements.

Ongoing cultural improvement

Site reliability engineering is significant because it provides continual solutions for improving the reliability of services, products, and the people who support them.

Modernize and automate operations

Site reliability engineers may transform operations departments by taking a comprehensive approach of new tools and best practices.

Clarify and meet customer expectations

The ultimate goal of SRE is to improve consumer and client experiences. This is how SRE work is framed, with clear targets for satisfying client expectations.

Clients choose our site reliability engineering servicesbecause…

Centralized operations

We use a core-flex delivery approach, which is backed by our Cloud and Platform Engineering COE’s highly efficient Site Reliability Engineers.

Improved security posture

We do a security audit of your current environment, identify security vulnerabilities, and apply security technologies to strengthen the cloud’s security posture at all layers.

Cost optimization

We find cost-cutting opportunities and implement adjustments using our cloud relationships.

Innovation & automation

Over 14 years of automation experience, with a strong focus on accelerator development and cloud service deployment automation to boost reliability.

Enhanced security & compliance

We follow advanced cybersecurity and compliance management

Proven technology accelerators

Invest in new platforms, solutions, and frameworks to speed up delivery while lowering costs and risk.


SRE is a 50/50 mix of being on call when something goes wrong and experimenting to identify hidden flaws. Chaos engineering is a unique blend of science and intelligent creativity that aims to improve the scalability of your systems.

Chaos Engineering is the practice of testing a distributed system in order to increase confidence in its ability to endure chaotic conditions in production.

Restaurants and grocery retailers, for example, were scurrying a year ago to set up delivery and curbside pickup. Before deploying new products and services, several of them used chaos engineering in production to immediately seek for faults. It happened in the same way with education platforms, which moved from nice-to-have to absolutely necessary in just a week. The pandemic’s urgency overcame many people’s apprehensions about adopting a chaos mindset.

By merging software engineering and systems to create a highly productive system, SRE connects development and operation. The primary objective of performance engineers is delivery. That is, before release, detecting bottlenecks. SRE, on the other hand, is primarily concerned with the manufacture of goods.

Site reliability engineers (SREs) bridge the gap between development and operations, but they aren’t always part of DevOps. SRE is a notion that has been around since 2003, making it older than DevOps. SRE is “what happens when a software engineer is assigned to what was formerly known as operations.”

Both DevOps and SRE strive to improve the release cycle by allowing developers and operations to view one another’s perspectives throughout the application lifetime. They also advocate for automation and monitoring to shorten the time between a developer’s commit and deployment to production. SREs and DevOps work toward this goal without jeopardizing the code or the product’s quality.

By taking on activities traditionally performed by operations, a site reliability engineer (SRE) acts as a link between development and IT operations. Instead, these engineers are tasked with using automation technologies to solve problems by developing scalable and trustworthy software systems.

SRE has far more advantages for a company than one might think. The following are some of these advantages:

  • SRE meets customer expectations for Performance Monitoring Tool capabilities and useful life.
  • Exposure to staging and production systems, as well as all technical teams.
  • SRE reduces the predictable dangers and health hazards associated with tool performance.
  • SRE improves the system’s reliability and availability by lowering failure rates and downtime.
  • It prevents failures, prevents recurrences, and promptly recovers and reboots a malfunctioning system.
  • SRE aids in achieving manufacturing objectives more swiftly and efficiently.
  • It boosts product promotion and warranties.

Site reliability engineering is a DevOps paradigm implementation at its core. SRE is an application of DevOps concepts to software dependability, similar to how continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) are applications of DevOps principles to software release.

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