Using Monitoring to Speed Up Your DevOps Journey

This talk will do a brief walkthrough of what has been seen in enterprise shops around monitoring and DevOps. Then we will dive into talking about how we can use monitoring to turbocharge our DevOps journey. Some questions that will be answered:

Why is monitoring so critical to a DevOps journey? What are the critical metrics we should be looking for? How to translate what you’re seeing in the environment to CEO speak? Where do we take our monitoring to next? Outline of the presentation:

The traditional monitoring process What’s works about this and what doesn’t? What do we need to work on immediately? Figuring out the real metrics that matter Figuring out service level outcomes (SLO) Figuring out service level indicators (SLI) Figuring out mean-time-to-detection (MTTD) Figuring out mean-time-to-resolution (MTTR) Prioritizing this new workload Presenting it to management What to do next?



Shimron Trammell


Professionally I’ve been doing high-level DevOps now for more than 10 years. I’ve done release engineering, system administration, operations, and development work. I’m currently at InComm trying to