Welcome to Ship Happens where we interview interesting people in the DevOps and engineering community and get real about their careers, paths to DevOps and all the highs and lows in between.
Sam Goldstein of GitLab Discusses Remote Work and Engineering Culture
In episode 7 of Ship Happens, we're joined by Sam Goldstein, Engineering Manager at GitLab. Sam talks about GitLab's remote handbook and covers awesome tips for engineering and IT organizations working from home. Sam brings an interesting perspective to remote engineering culture because GitLab is a fully distributed team and highly transparent about their internal operations, posting everything publicly online. Stay tuned to learn more from Sam about being productive while working from anywhere.
Tammy Butow Chats SRE, Chaos Engineering and How to Train On-Call Teams
In episode 6 of Ship Happens, Tammy Butow joins Benton to talk all about SRE, availability and training on-call teams. Tammy is a Principal Site Reliability Engineer and executive team member at Gremlin, software dedicated completely to chaos engineering. Tammy is an industry leader in SRE and chaos engineering and brings loads of valuable experience from the National Australia Bank, Digital Ocean, Dropbox and Gremlin. Learn from Tammy's interesting history with skateboarding and how she's learned to apply these lessons to SRE and software development.
Andi Mann Talks SecOps and The 2019 State of DevOps Report
In episode 5 of Ship Happens, Andi Mann joins Benton to talk about the 2019 State of DevOps Report and the importance of security operations and QA, and how you can mitigate negative effects on CI/CD pipelines. You'll hear what's happening with DevOps today, as well as actionable tips for getting organizational buy-in for SecOps practices while simultaneously tightening cross-functional communication between engineering teams and disciplines.
Gene Kim Discusses His New Book, The Unicorn Project, Enhancing Development Pipelines, and DevOps Culture
In episode 4 of Ship Happens, Benton sits down with Gene Kim, renowned DevOps Author and Enthusiast, to discuss his new book, The Unicorn Project. Additionally, Gene and Benton discuss the ever-changing DevOps landscape, how managers can address cultural issues within engineering teams and how you can build a fast, resilient CI/CD pipeline in today's world of complex, cloud-based services.
Kim Wachtel Discusses the Efficiency of Product-Led Growth Engineering for SaaS Applications
In episode 3 of Ship Happens, we'll hear from Kim Wachtel, leader of the growth engineering team at JumpCloud. You'll learn how to build a growth engineering team that improves the value of your SaaS offering by focusing on how the self-serve customer can quickly go from zero to value.
Patrick Croot on Why Raygun “Eats Their Own Dogfood” to Create Tight Feedback Loops
On today’s episode, Patrick Croot of Raygun joins us from the future in New Zealand. You’ll hear how this fully bootstrapped company builds tight feedback loops by eating their own dog food. We'll also hear how Patrick responded when a Twitter emoji coming from Oman broke his companies application. Stay tuned.