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Episode 17 – Help! I Need Somebody!

Matt and Trevor are joined by Dave Gerding, as well as first ever repeat panelist Sasha Rosenbaum, to talk about how to ask for help – and how to get the best help possible with your problems and questions. There’s no shame in your game when you need some assistance!

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Episode 15 – Continuous Delivery

One of the most commonly associated principles with DevOps is that of Continuous Delivery. Continuing (ha ha) upon our previous episode on Continuous Integration, Jez Humble will talk about what CD is, how it can help your organization, and how he’s seen the world of DevOps change since the first publication of the Continuous Delivery…

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Episode 13 – Software Deployment

“It doesn’t count until it’s in production.” How can organizations level-up at delivering software and features to their customers? What are some of the good practices that DevOps can bring to your company? Matt and Trevor are joined by Ranjib Dey, system administrator at PagerDuty, to talk about “shipping that software.” Agenda What is software…

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Episode 12 – Making The DevOps Transition

Matt and Trevor are joined by Jeanne Steinback (Rewards Network) and Chris Andreen (MacArthur Foundation) to chat about their real-world experiences in bringing an organization through a DevOps transition. Show Notes Agenda What problems were you trying to solve? How did you (or will you) know when you are “happy”? What resistance did you encounter?…

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Episode 11 – DevOps at Etsy: Not a Unicorn, Just a Sparkly Horse

The engineering team at Etsy are considered by many to be industry leaders when it comes to automation, software delivery, and general DevOps awesomeness. We will be joined by Senior Operations Engineer Jon Cowie (and others) to give an overview of how Etsy does their DevOps magic, and what we can learn from their example.

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Episode 10 – Scaling the Application Mountains

In today’s world of web-scale IT, the ability to respond quickly to increased demand and traffic on your critical applications is an essential component of success. Scaling experts Steven Corona and Igor Papirov join Matt and Trevor to talk about why scaling matters, some good practices to keep in mind, and other tips and tricks for success in the dynamic world of modern applications.

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Episode 9 – Fast and Furious: Configuration Drift

One of the key technologies to help automate your DevOps environment is Configuration Management. There’s a lot of chatter around what exactly this means, and how you can use it. Special panel guests Sean OMeara, Chris Webber, and Steven Murawksi join Matt and Trevor to talk about how Config Management can make your systems and stack more stable, predictable, and more fun to manage.

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Episode 8 – Managing Your Mental Stack

It’s information overload these days – how can a technology professional manage to keep up with everything that is new and exciting in the world of DevOps? What are the best methods for absorbing content and developing skills? Just how useful are podcasts, anyway? Matt, Trevor, and special guest Sasha Rosenbaum discuss these topics and their own personal strategies and challenges with keeping their brains from segfaulting.

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