Aviran Mordo discusses the skills required for technical leadership, his thoughts on DevOps, and the journey WIX has taken when implementing a microservice-based architecture. Mordo suggests that although architects may not be able to code full-time, they must remain 'hands-on', and although many new techniques, tools and frameworks are currently emerging, care must be taken with evaluation.
Rachel Reese on the challenges and benefits of using microservices at Jet. In particular how F# made it easier to refactor and maintain hundreds of microservices. The hard bit is the infrastructure.
John Willis (@botchagalupe) on IT burnout, mismatch between persons and organizations, and the cost for both of them. Also how Docker ecosystem works and the past, present and future of Docker.
David Riddoch explains how bypassing the OS kernel's networking stack can improve latency and throughput, networking with Solarflare and OpenOnload, hypervisor bypass, and much more.
Bridget Kromhout explains Cloud Foundry, how to run or use it, the tools Cloud Foundry provides for automation, and much more.
Manuel Edwards on building DevOps momentum across the company with an initial success story and top-down support. Also how to empower self-supporting teams by providing them the tools to do their job.
Bryan Cantrill explains Triton (a way to run secure Linux containers on bare metal), the history of DTrace and ZFS and their (lack of) adoption on Linux, the relevance of OS R&D, Unikernels and more.
Paula Thrasher's lessons learned in federal agencies, how to get business to trust IT, living with bureaucracy, and getting teams to a DevOps mentality of learning and collaboration.
Evelijn Van Leeuwen (manager) and Kris Buytaert (external consultant) on how the top-down DevOps mandate at ING bank helped bring the organization closer together to deliver faster and with higher quality. Realizing IT is their primary process kickstarted an engineering culture.
Carmen DeArdo on how agile transformation paved the way for DevOps transformation at Nationwide and the need for everyone to opt-in the journey and reduce variance for organization wide improvements.
Sherry Chang talks about how DevOps got started at Intel, the impact on the organization and how they're scaling it. She shares some success stories as well as challenges ahead.
Aimee Bechtle talks about how MITRE corporation's DevOps journey started from grassroots, what were the specific challenges they faced as a not-for-profit organization and how automation can help strengthen ITIL processes.