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

John and Damon have a long form conversation with Andrew Clay Shafer that goes everywhere from DevOps, to Cloud, to Lean, to a trip down startup memory lane.

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Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp37.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:36pm PDT

Jeffrey Snover (Microsoft) join John and Damon for a chat about bringing DevOps ideas into a classic organization like Microsoft, inventing PowerShell, automating in a Windows environment, reaching out to open source tool makers, and a trip down systems management memory lane.

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Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp36.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:58pm PDT

Second annual live PuppetConf episode. Panelists were James Turnbull (Puppet Labs), Richard Newman (Reliant Security), Kris Buytaert (Inuits), Ken Barber (Puppet Labs), John Willis (Entratus), and Damon Edwards (DTO Solutions).

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Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp35.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:42pm PDT

No guests this episode... just John and Damon catching up after PuppetConf, Velocity Europe, DevOps Days Rome, and more. It's a long conversation about a variety of topics. The next episode will feature a guest and a return to the interview format. 

Direct download: DevOpsCafeEp34.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:40pm PDT

Jez Humble joins John and Damon for a chat about DevOps, the history of Continuous Delivery, leadership, and changing culture.  

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Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_Ep._33_-_Guest__Jez_Humble.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:29am PDT

John and Damon catch up with Joe Williams to chat about life inside a SaaS infrastructure. The conversation ranges from lessons learned, to Joe's latest favorite technology, to what it's like working at Boundary. 

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Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_Ep._32_-_Guest__Joe_Williams.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:41pm PDT

John and Damon chat with Simon Wardley about DevOps, the Cloud, and the nature of competitive advantage between companies. In Simon's usual style, he bridges the gap between the practical and the deep theoretical. 

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Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_Ep._31_-_Guest__Simon_Wardley.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:46pm PDT

Time to talk Kanban! John and Damon go straight to the Kanban source in a chat with David J. Anderson and Dominica DeGrandis. Topics include why Kanban works, where it came from, and where it is going.

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Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_Episode_30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:54pm PDT

John and Damon are live in Tokyo where they are joined by Jay Hotta (Creationline) for a quick chat about DevOps Days Tokyo. Be sure not to miss the part about the literal translation of "DevOps".

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Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_-_Episode29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:03pm PDT

Live from ChefConf 2012, John and Damon sit down for a roundtable discussion with Adam Jacob, Jesse Robbins, Chris Brown, and Mitch Hill. Recorded in front of a live studio audience.

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Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_Episode_28_-_Live_at_ChefConf_2012.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:06am PDT

Mark Burgess joins Damon and John for a chat about Mark's personal journey, cfengine, the new cfengine 3, promise theory, convergence, orchestration, and other fascinating topics. 

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Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_Episode_27_-_Guest__Mark_Burgess.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59am PDT

John and Damon chat with the creator of Chef and the co-founder of Opscode, Adam Jacob. 

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Direct download: DevOpsCafe26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19am PDT

John and Damon chat with Mark Imbriaco (Living Social) about the value of an internal platform for operations, building a "Developer Happiness Team", solving DevOps problems from a managers perspective, and much more. 

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Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_Episode_25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:28pm PDT

John and Damon talk with Sean Porter (@portertech) about cool tools like Sensu and DevOps best practices.

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Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_Episode_24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:06am PDT

John and Damon chat with Ben Rockwood (Joyent) about his path to DevOps, his recent keynote at LISA 2111, and what's getting him excited these days.

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Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_Episode_23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:34pm PDT

Meet a DevOps toolsmith. John and Damon interview Jordan Sissel, author of the popular fpm and logstash. Show notes at:

Direct download: DevOps_Cafe_Ep._22_-_Guest__Jordan_Sissel.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:43pm PDT

John and Damon are back in the saddle again. No guests this time. Just a quick catch-up (lots of changes!) and discussion on what is in store for DevOps, Cloud, and the podcast in 2012.

Direct download: DevOpsCafe21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:16pm PDT