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The SLO Development Lifecycle

The Service Level Objective Development Lifecycle (SLODLC) is a repeatable methodology for creating metrics that matter to service-centric organizations. SLODLC was created by practitioners in the community with the intent of creating practical, useful, actionable, step-by-step materials, templates, and examples to aid organizations in their journey to adopt SLOs in order to better quantify user expectations, deliver technology services efficiently, and better manage the inherent tradeoffs in building a digital business, SLODLC is an evolutionary open source project and welcomes input from the community of experts who are driving the SLO revolution.


How to use the SLODLC

  • Handbook provides a comprehense overview of the SLODLC and how it can be used in organizations or by service providers

  • Templates fit each phase of the SLODLC to quickly guide you through the process

  • Examples help explain how to apply the SLODLC to a variety of situations.

If you want to get involved, join our slack and take a look at our Github repo, or reach out to our contributors (link).