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Michael Friedrich

Developer Evangelist @ GitLab


Michael Friedrich is a Developer Evangelist at GitLab focusing on backend dev, ops and sec. He loves engaging with new technologies in the monitoring/observability, CI/CD and security area and regularly speaks at events and meetups. Michael hosts a weekly technology coffee chat called “#everyonecancontribute cafe” on

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Left Shift your SLOs

Everyone talks about Security shifting left in your CI/CD pipeline. Tools and cultural changes enable teams to scale and avoid deployment problems. SLOs are left out - what if a software change triggers a regression and your production SLOs fail? As a developer, you want to detect these problems as early as possible. This talk dives deep into CI/CD pipelines and discusses ideas to calculate and match SLOs in the development lifecycle. Early in your Pull or Merge Request for review.

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