Database Reliability Engineering

Database Reliability Engineering

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The infrastructure-as-code revolution in IT is also affecting database administration. With this practical book, developers, system administrators, and junior to mid-level DBAs will learn how the modern practice of site reliability engineering applies to the craft of database architecture and operations. Authors Laine Campbell and Charity Majors provide a framework for professionals looking to join the ranks of today's database reliability engineers (DBRE).

You'll begin by exploring core operational concepts that DBREs need to master. Then you'll examine a wide range of database persistence options, including how to implement key technologies to provide resilient, scalable, and performant data storage and retrieval. With a firm foundation in database reliability engineering, you'll be ready to dive into the architecture and operations of any modern database.

This book covers:

Service-level requirements and risk management
Building and evolving an architecture for operational visibility
Infrastructure engineering and infrastructure management
How to facilitate the release management process
Data storage, indexing, and replication
Identifying datastore characteristics and best use cases
Datastore architectural components and data-driven architectures
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 182 x 233 x 15mm | 508g
  • Sebastopol, United States
  • English
  • 1491925949
  • 9781491925942
  • 237,549

About Laine Campbell

Laine Campbell works as a co-founder and AVP for Pythian, specializing in open source database architecture and operations. She was the founder and CEO of PalominoDB/Blackbird, and has spoken extensively on topics of MySQL, Oracle, Database Administration and Diversity/Culture. Charity is happily building out the next generation of mobile platform technology at Parse. She loves free speech, free software, and single malt scotch.
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