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Ep 24 - Amin Astaneh - Lessons from Hyperscale

Aug 15, 2023

Lessons from Hyperscale 

Amin Astaneh is an SRE veteran with over 12 years of experience working at major tech companies such as Acquia and Meta.

Now, Amin is spearheading his own venture, Certo Modo, a technology consultancy that helps tech companies reduce their operational costs, increase efficiency, and improve the customer experience using DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering.

In this episode, you'll learn:

  1. What makes the perfect Site Reliability Engineer?
  2. The reasons for and benefits of a DevOps transformation
  3. The most important tools for modern Site Reliability Engineering
  4. Real behind-the-scenes stories of major outages


About Amin

Amin is a consultant who specializes in dramatic turnarounds for tech companies that struggle with operations and scale. After living in Boston for 12 years, he recently became a digital nomad to explore the US, learn more about himself, meet interesting people, and go to the occasional electronic music show. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with others through public speaking and most recently as a guest on podcasts!

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About Certo Modo​​​

Certo Modo provides technical consulting, leadership, and training for any Software Engineering/IT team looking to transform how they launch and operate their products and services. We tap into over a decade of experience in cloud systems engineering, DevOps, and Site Reliability Engineering in both startup and Big Tech companies to help businesses achieve high uptimes and build customer confidence. Certo Modo seeks to be your trusted partner and guide when tackling operational challenges!



About the host

Elias is the VP for North America at Checkmk. He comes from a strategy consulting background but has been an entrepreneur for the better part of the last 10 years. In his spare time, he likes to do triathlons.

Get in touch with Elias via LinkedIn or email



Music by Ströme, used by permission 

‚Panta Rhei‘ written by Mario Schoenhofer 

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