Hey folks! I’m Will Larson, sometimes known by Lethain, and this is the Infrastructure Engineering. Infrastructure software engineering impacts the professional lives of every software engineer deeply, and subtly shapes the products and platforms our companies build, but relatively little is written about running an effective infrastructure engineering organization.

Hopefully these interviews and guides will do a bit to help with that!


Infrastructure Engineering

A book with a relevant subtitle

Preamble of some sort

Introduction

Introduction

How to Use This Book

Strategies

Efficiency: Managing Infrastructure Costs

Security

Productivity / Experience

Reliability

Organization

How to Plan

Headcount Planning

Trunk and Branches Model

Capabilities

Ownership Metadata

Tools

Practices & Process Checklist

Investments Checklist

Tech Spec

Developer Productivity Survey

Organizational Design

Hiring Ratio

Recruiter Velocity Check

Decision Log

5:15 Email Update

Contract Negotiation Checklist

Service Cookbook

Business Review Template

Meetings

Leadership Weekly

Recruiting Sync

Tech Spec Review

Incident Review

On-Call Review

Finance Sync

Learning Session

Business Review Meeting

Conclusion

Conclusion intro

Appendixes

Infrastructure Engineering Resources