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How can performance engineers and site reliability engineers (SRE) work together for the common goal of making software better, faster, and more efficient? 

Air Date: 12/15/2022

Guest: Stephen Townshend, Developer Advocate (SRE) at SquaredUp

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Show Notes

Scott Moore interviews Stephen Townshend, the host of “Slight Reliability”. They discuss the differences and commonalities of performance engineering and site reliability engineering. Stephen discusses his transition from one to the other and what he has learned. 

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