DevOps Cafe Podcast
DevOps Cafe hosted by John Willis and Damon Edwards

James Turnbull joins John and Damon to chat about monitoring, automation, and the changing art of operations. In addition to his current work as a practitioner (Kickstarter) and past as vendor (Puppet Labs), you might also have read some of James's popular books on Monitoring, Puppet, Logstash, Docker, and Linux.

Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp70.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:03pm PDT

Justin Cormack (Unikernel Systems / Docker) joins John and Damon to discuss the rise of unikernels, containers, microservices, serverless, and other trends that are threatening to change not only what our systems look like, but how we interact with them.

Direct download: DevOps_CafeEp69.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:07pm PDT

John and Damon welcome back the always insightful Patrick Debois to get his practitioner point of view of going "serverless", delivering mobile apps, and the continued evolution of DevOps.  

Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp68.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:38pm PDT

Mark Imbriaco (Operable) returns to discuss the changing role of Operations, ChatOps, and more.  

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Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp67.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:19am PDT

Damon turns the tables and interviews John. The wide ranging conversations hits on everything from containers, to Docker, to microservices, to immutable infrastructure, to unikernals, and the impact of it all. 

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Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp66.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:05pm PDT

In this special episode, John interviews Damon about Damon's #DOES15 presentation, "DevOps Kaizen: Practical Steps to Start & Sustain a Transformation".

See the presentation slides and video in the show notes at 

Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp65.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:24pm PDT

John and Damon chat with researcher, data scientist, and IT operational performance expert, Dr. Nicole Forsgren. Nicole answers John and Damon's questions about the 2015 State of DevOps Report, highlights the areas that are groundbreaking, and gives advice on how to leverage it when you need to make the case for DevOps.

Show notes are at

Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp64.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:22pm PDT

Josh Corman (Sonatype, Rugged DevOps, I am the Cavalry) joins John and Damon for a chat about why security means more than preventing theft and can't be separated from quality, why the software supply chain can literally be about life or death, wanting to be a superhero, burnout, and more.

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Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp63.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:56pm PDT

John and Damon talk to Mary and Tom Poppendieck about their groundbreaking work translating Lean product development principles to software development, "The Seven Deadly Sins", containers to reduce friction, their best-selling books, and what keeps them from actually retiring.

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Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp62.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:46pm PDT

Jody Mulkey (CTO, Ticketmaster) joins John and Damon to talk about the ups and downs of transforming a global enterprise. Topics include: Applying lean product development, building the alignment with the right metrics, finding your way to inspiring the organization, new operating models, facing burnout, and trying to be the Chief Obstacle Remover.

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Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp61.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am PDT