David Blank-Edelman Cloud Ops Advocate

David N. Blank-Edelman




David has over thirty years of experience in the SRE/DevOps/systems administration field in large multiplatform environments. He is the author of the O'Reilly Otter book (Automating Systems Administration with Perl) and the editor/curator of "Seeking SRE: Conversations on Running Production Systems at Scale" (published by O'Reilly in August 2018). David is one of the co-founders of the now global set of SREcon conferences.


  • Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
  • DevOps/SysAdmin
  • Operations best practices
  • Perl