Speaker "Brian Beachkofski" Details Back



SRE and adapting to the uncertainties of military conflict


During the evacuation of allies and friends from Afghanistan, the coordination of flights depended on software that was unproven for the expected number of flights per day. After the software crashed, the SRE team and DevOps engineers resolved the issue and got the production software running in hours, enabling the largest passenger airlift in history.
Who is this presentation for?
Those who want examples of where SRE and DevOps practices made real-world impact.
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What you'll learn?
A case study into the business impact of SRE and DevOps.


Brian is currently the CTO at a stealth mode start-up simplifying access to advanced sports data models. Before that, he led Kessel Run, the US Air Force's internal software development team building SaaS tools and AI/ML support for flight planning.