Welcome!

@DevOpsSummit Authors: Pat Romanski, Liz McMillan, Zakia Bouachraoui, Elizabeth White, Yeshim Deniz

Related Topics: @DevOpsSummit, Microservices Expo, Containers Expo Blog, @CloudExpo, Apache

@DevOpsSummit: Blog Feed Post

A DevOps Interview Series By @VictorOps | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

An interview series featuring my DevOps friends, letting them talk about what they have planned for 2015

What’s Planned for 2015? A DevOps Interview Series

By Jason Hand

I’m not one for lofty or overly-ambitious New Year’s resolutions, but I do feel that the beginning of the year is an excellent time to set  goals and make some changes in the name of continuous improvement.

A personal goal I set for myself this year was to do better about staying in touch with friends and family. Often times I feel like I rely on social media to fill me in on what everyone who is important to me is up to. While social media is great and I love seeing pictures and reading about everyone’s personal and professional adventures, it lacks a true emotional and personal connection that only comes from spending quality time with each other, communicating directly with one another .

I’ve decided that this effort should be extended beyond my own family and personal friends.

Over the next several months, I’m going to share with you an interview series featuring my DevOps friends, letting them talk about what they have planned for 2015. To preview some of the folks I’ll be communicating with, I’ve put together a teaser of who I’ll be talking with in one form or another. All of them have some very exciting things coming up and I can’t wait to share with you what they are.

 

Matt Stratton

Matt Stratton

Solutions Architect at Chef, lead organizer of DevOpsDays – Chicago, and host of the Arrested DevOps Podcast

 

J. Paul Reed

J. Paul Reed

Build/Release Engineering, DevOps, Agile Consultant, Public Speaker, and host of the Ship Show Podcast

 

Steve Pereira

Steve Pereira

DevOps, Continuous Delivery specialist, and lead organizer of DevOpsDays – Toronto

 

Dave Josephsen

Dave Josephsen

Developer Evangelist at Librato, developer of Slacker (chatbot), and Prentice Hall & O’Reilly author

 

Ryan Frantz

Ryan Frantz

Senior Operations Engineer at Etsy,

 

James Fryman

James Fryman

Senior DevOps Engineer at StackStorm

 

Dave Zwieback

Dave Zwieback

VP of Engineering, Next Big Sound. CTO, Lotus Outreach. Devops practitioner and author of “The Human Side of Postmortems”

 

Matthew Boeckman

Matthew Boeckman

V.P. of Infrastructure at Craftsy, co-organizer of DevOpsDays – Rockies and local DevOps Denver Meetup

 

Josh Nichols

Josh Nichols

Infrastructure Engineer at GitHub and Hubot maintainer

 

Dale Hamel

Dale Hamel

Operations Developer at Shopify. Lead developer of RasPlex

 

Bridget Kromhout

Bridget Kromhout

Operations Engineer at DramaFever, co-host of Arrested DevOps Podcast and lead organizer of DevOpsDays – Minneapolis

 

Seth Goings

Seth Goings

Software Engineer & Continuous Delivery Specialist at ReadyTalk

 

Gene Kim

Gene Kim

DevOps enthusiast, “The Phoenix Project co-author”, Tripwire founder, Visible Ops co-author, IT Ops/Security Researcher, Theory of Constraints Jonah, rabid UX fan

 

Alan Shimel

Alan Shimel

Managing Partner at The CISO Group, Network World Blogger, Manager Security Bloggers Network, Editor Devops.com

 

Jason A. Cox

Jason A. Cox

Director, Systems Engineering at The Walt Disney Company

 

Jimmy Cuadra

Jimmy Cuadra

Developer of Lita and ChatOps specialist

 

Dianne Marsh

Dianne Marsh

Director of Engineering @ Netflix

 

Jason Dixon

Jason Dixon

Director of Product Solutions @Librato

 

Jessica DeVita

Jessica DeVita

Technical Evangelist at Microsoft

Stay tuned and join me in learning more about what these folks are up to this year!

The post What’s planned for 2015? A DevOps Interview Series appeared first on VictorOps.

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By VictorOps Blog

VictorOps is making on-call suck less with the only collaborative alert management platform on the market.

With easy on-call scheduling management, a real-time incident timeline that gives you contextual relevance around your alerts and powerful reporting features that make post-mortems more effective, VictorOps helps your IT/DevOps team solve problems faster.

@DevOpsSummit Stories
Contino is a global technical consultancy that helps highly-regulated enterprises transform faster, modernizing their way of working through DevOps and cloud computing. They focus on building capability and assisting our clients to in-source strategic technology capability so they get to market quickly and build their own innovation engine.
Modern software design has fundamentally changed how we manage applications, causing many to turn to containers as the new virtual machine for resource management. As container adoption grows beyond stateless applications to stateful workloads, the need for persistent storage is foundational - something customers routinely cite as a top pain point. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Bill Borsari, Head of Systems Engineering at Datera, explored how organizations can reap the benefits of the cloud without losing performance as containers become the new paradigm.
DevOpsSUMMIT at CloudEXPO will expand the DevOps community, enable a wide sharing of knowledge, and educate delegates and technology providers alike. Recent research has shown that DevOps dramatically reduces development time, the amount of enterprise IT professionals put out fires, and support time generally. Time spent on infrastructure development is significantly increased, and DevOps practitioners report more software releases and higher quality. Sponsors of DevOpsSUMMIT at CloudEXPO will benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities.
You want to start your DevOps journey but where do you begin? Do you say DevOps loudly 5 times while looking in the mirror and it suddenly appears? Do you hire someone? Do you upskill your existing team? Here are some tips to help support your DevOps transformation. Conor Delanbanque has been involved with building & scaling teams in the DevOps space globally. He is the Head of DevOps Practice at MThree Consulting, a global technology consultancy. Conor founded the Future of DevOps Thought Leaders Debate. He regularly supports and sponsors Meetup groups such as DevOpsNYC and DockerNYC.
In addition to 22 Keynotes and General Sessions, pick from 40 technical sessions in two tracks: (1) DevOpsSUMMIT (2) Cloud-Native & Serverless. EXPIRES AUGUST 31, 2018. Ticket prices: ($295-Aug 31) ($395-Oct 31) ($495-Nov 12) ($595-Walk-in) Does NOT include lunch. DevOps Institue Certification DevOps Institute Two-Day DevOps Certification Program EXPIRES AUGUST 31, 2018. Ticket prices: ($995-Aug 31) ($1,095-Oct 31) ($1,195-Nov 12) ($1,395-Walk-in)