SRE Foundation (SREF)℠ eLearning
Learn to fully optimize your IT culture with this SRE Foundation (SREF) course from Good e-Learning!
Site Reliability Engineers fulfill many of the roles associated with Operations, supporting Development teams and driving productivity and efficiency. This course also demonstrates how site reliability engineers make systems more stable, predictable, and scalable while also tracking essential metrics to enable continuous improvement. Kickstart your SRE training today!
Who is this course aimed at?
IT and business managers, directors, team leaders, stakeholders, engineers, and anyone else seeking an understanding of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and how it relates to DevOps
DevOps practitioners who wish to specialize in site reliability engineering
Organizations wishing to incorporate the vocabulary, principles, concepts, and practices of Site Reliability Engineeringy
Anyone looking to pass the official SRE Foundation (SREF) examination
What will you learn by taking this course?
The principles and practices of SRE and how they are used to improve developmental and operational activities
How SRE helps organizations to scale services reliably and economically
How to realign organizations for the purpose of site reliability engineering
How SRE has evolved, and how it will continue to do so
How to understand, set, and track service level objectives (SLOs)
How SRE relates to DevOps and other frameworks
Everything needed to pass the official SRE Foundation (SREF) exam
Why should you take this course?
Site reliability engineering is in high demand, even outside of DevOps
SRE can help established DevOps leaders take their understanding of and ability to apply the methodology to the next level
SRE can help companies to guarantee higher levels of communication, collaboration, reliability, and scalability
Good e-Learning is an award-winning online training provider and a Trusted Education Partner for the DevOps Institute
This course comes with several online training assets, including instructor-led videos, knowledge checks, mock exams, and case studies
Each student can enjoy 6 months access and a FREE exam voucher, along with a FREE resit with Exam Pledge (T&Cs apply)
The course is fully accredited by the DevOps Institute
Syllabus: SRE Foundation (SREF)℠ eLearning
An Introduction to SRE Foundation (SREF) Learning Objectives
This module provides an introduction to the course, explaining its rationale, introducing the subject matter and providing an overview of the 'SRE Foundation' syllabus.
This module also provides students with a toolkit:
- Table of contents
- Further resources
- Diagram pack
Module 1: SRE Principles & Practices Learning Objectives
This module introduces students to the discipline of SRE, compares it with DevOps, and presents the six essential principles and practices of site reliability engineering.
- What is Site Reliability Engineering?
- SRE & DevOps: What is the Difference?
- SRE Principles & Practices
Module 2: Service Level Objectives & Error Budgets Learning Objectives
This module looks at service levels, service level objectives (SLOs), error budgets, and error budget policies.
- Service Level Objectives (SLO’s)
- Error Budgets
- Error Budget Policies
Module 3: Reducing Toil Learning Objectives
This module looks at the 'Toil' concept, why it is a problem, and how it can be managed.
- What is Toil?
- Why is Toil Bad?
- Doing Something About Toil
Module 4: Monitoring & Service Level Indicators Learning Objectives
This module introduces service level indicators (SLIs), monitoring, and observability.
- Service Level Indicators (SLI’s)
Module 5: SRE Tools & Automation Learning Objectives
This module looks at automation, defining it in terms of DevOps and SRE. It also introduces different types of automation, as well as a number of automation tools.
- Automation Defined
- Automation Focus
- Hierarchy of Automation Types
- Secure Automation
- Automation Tools
Module 6: Anti-Fragility & Learning from Failure Learning Objectives
This module examines the principle of learning from failure, and how it can be used for anti-fragility and chaos engineering.
- Why Learn from Failure
- Benefits of Anti-Fragility
- Shifting the Organizational Balance
Module 7: Organizational Impact of SRE Learning Objectives
This module introduces how SRE is managed at an organizational level, as well as how SRE can be effectively implemented.
- Why Organizations Embrace SRE
- Patterns for SRE Adoption
- Sustainable Incident Response
- Blameless Post-Mortems
- SRE & Scale
Module 8: SRE, Other Frameworks, Trends Learning Objectives
This module looks at how SRE can incorporate frameworks such as ITIL, Agile, and IT4IT. It also examines emerging trends that will define the future of SRE, including 'customer reliability engineering'.
- SRE & Other Frameworks
- SRE Evolution
- Exam Simulator