Implementing SRE at the largest online retailer of NL and Belgium w/ Bart Enkelaar (bol.com) | EP #5
For the fifth episode of the StackPod, we invited Bart Enkelaar. Bart is a lead SRE at the largest online retailing platform in the Netherlands and Belgium: bol.com. He's been a backend engineer for 13 years and is now responsible for setting up site reliability engineering across more than a hundred DevOps teams.
In this episode, Bart and Anthony talk about:
- Why Bart and his team decided to set up Google's SRE framework within their organization
- How easy it was to put Google's theory - which can be seen as nirvana - into practice
- How bringing about that culture change was especially challenging and how Bart and his team are continuously improving that
- Why music and SRE is a great (but unexpected) combination
Links to interesting things Bart mentions:
The Game of SLOs - Bart's musical for SLOconf: https://www.youtube.com/watch
The Greenhill Travellers website: https://greenhilltravellers.nl/
The Greenhill Travellers on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2ZX6cA9KYFUXuW9BE4bzhj
Find a written transcript of the episode on our website: https://stackstate.com/podcasts/implementing-sre-at-the-largest-online-retailer-of-the-netherlands-and
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