Arrested DevOps

There's always DevOps in the Banana Stand

By Matt Stratton, Trevor Hess, Jessica Kerr, and Bridget Kromhout


Words Are Hard With Emily Freeman

September 08, 2021

Emily Freeman, Principal, DevOps Solutions at AWS and Matt have a frank conversation about how DevOps has changed, where it's going, and the merits of the Oxford comma.


Multicluster Service Mesh With Phillip Gibson and Annie Wang

August 04, 2021

Bridget chats with Phillip Gibson and Annie Wang about multicluster service mesh.


Foundational Practices With Johan Abildskov

June 15, 2021

"If you invest enough into foundational practices you can ignore them" - this is a heady statement, and special guest Johan Abildskov takes us through a journey to explore what our foundationa


Drawing DevOps With Ashton Rodenhiser

May 06, 2021

Matt is joined by Ashton Rodenhiser, who has become a fixture at many conferences where she provides graphic recordings of various talks and presentations!


The Edge of Now With Cat Swetel

April 21, 2021

In this episode, Jess talks with guest Cat Swetel about her career, writings, and thoughts on DevOps.


Seasons of Community With Katy Farmer

March 31, 2021

Does tech ask more from its community than other industries? What does it mean to be part of a community and what is expected of us?


Learning to Learn and Learning to Teach With Shelby Spees

February 08, 2021

Learning, as well as teaching, are both skills. Skills that we can develop with intentionality and practice. Shelby Spees, a Developer Advocate at Honeycomb, shares her insight into this topic.


The Six Plots of Tech Twitter

January 25, 2021

Sources differ on where this started, but Kurt Vonnegut posited that there are basically six story types. Matt wondered if there was similarly only six stories that are told on tech Twitter. Guests Sasha Rosenbaum, Kat Cosgrove, Quintessence...


Doing Releases Right With Scott Hain

January 05, 2021

Releasing software is more that just having a clever pipeline. Scott Hain (Hashicorp) digs into some of the practical considerations of improving your release engineering process.


2020 Year-End Wrap-Up

December 18, 2020

It's that time of year again! Matty, Trevor, Bridget, Jessica, Jeff, and Joe wrap up the year with a discussion of favorite episodes, the Year That Was, and a deep dive into 90s-era sci-fi.


Breaking Down Gates With Tim Banks

November 17, 2020

Tim Banks joins Matt for a blunt discussion about how to break down gates and barriers in tech. Also, chili is discussed, in depth.


Devopsdays Chicago 2020

November 09, 2020

DevOpsDays Chicago 2020 was the first time the long-running conference went virtual. A panel of speakers and organizers discuss the event, how it was produced, and what the experience was like!


Tea and Anarchy With Alice Goldfuss and Ian Coldwater

October 22, 2020

Bridget chats with Alice Goldfuss and Ian Coldwater.


State of Open Source Security With Alyssa Miller

October 12, 2020

Alyssa Miller (Snyk) discusses the findings of the Synk State of Open Source Security report with Matt and Jessica


Incident Retrospectives With Amy Tobey, Alex Hidalgo, and Rein Heinrichs

September 25, 2020

So you've had an incident. What can you learn from it afterwards? Amy Tobey, Alex Hidalgo, and Rein Heinrich talk with Matt about strategies and techniques for great incident retrospectives.


Don't Worry, Do Care With Aaron Blohowiak

September 13, 2020

Aaron Blohowiak joins host Jessica Kerr to discuss his DevOps work at Netflix.


Service Mesh With Michelle Noorali and Delyan Raychev

August 05, 2020

Bridget chats with Michelle Noorali and Delyan Raychev about service mesh.


Developer Experience With Stephanie Stimac

July 27, 2020

What exactly is "Developer Experience"? Stephanie Stimac (Design Technologist and Program Manager for Microsoft Edge Developer Experiences) shares what DevEx is, and why it matters. We also discuss The Web We Want initiative and maybe even try...


Deserted Island DevOps

May 26, 2020

The first-ever DevOps conference to take place in Animal Crossing happened on April 30. In another history-making event, Matty is joined by the largest panel of guests in ADO history, and talks with the event organizers, as well as the speakers, about wha


Security Chaos Engineering With Aaron Rinehart

May 18, 2020

So you feel like you've got a good handle on chaos engineering...but can you use it for security use cases? Aaron Rinehart of Verica (and the author of the upcoming O'Reilly book on the topic) walks Matt and Jessica through some of the...


Helm Community With Matt Farina, Karen Chu, and Matt Butcher

April 30, 2020

Bridget chats with Matt Farina, Karen Chu, and Matt Butcher about the Helm community.


What's the Deal With AWS Billing...? With Corey Quinn and Pete Cheslock

April 23, 2020

Jessica and Matt spend a little time with Corey Quinn and Pete Cheslock of the Duckbill Group to dig into the mysteries of AWS billing, why product names are all terrible, and what exactly is a "cloud economist" anyway?


WebAssembly, Krustlet, and the Future

April 14, 2020

Bridget chats with Taylor Thomas and Brian Ketelsen about WebAssembly, Krustlet, and the Future.


Secure by Design

April 09, 2020

Jessica chats with Dan Bergh Johnsson, Daniel Deogun, Daniel Sawano - authors of the book Secure by Design


Whose Transformation Is It Anyway? With Andrew Clay Shafer

March 25, 2020

Transformation is a big deal. You can't just say "let's just transform!" so what are some of the things we should be thinking about?


Making DevOps Beginner-Friendly With Laura Santamaria

March 18, 2020

It can be hard to get into this whole 'DevOps' thing...Laura Santamaria (LogDNA) and Matt dig into what we can do to make it more accessible


We Are Always Learning With Patrick Debois

February 17, 2020

Matt and Jeff sit down with Patrick Debois to talk about Patrick's journey from systems engineer to DevOps royalty


Team Topologies

February 11, 2020

In this episode, host Jessica Kerr is joined by guests Matthew Skelton and Manuel Pais to discuss their book, Team Topologies.


Communities Are Made of People With Jono Bacon

January 17, 2020

Matt talks about all things community with Jono Bacon, the author of the new book 'People Powered'


2019 Year-End Wrap-Up

December 23, 2019

It's that time of year again! Matty, Trevor, Bridget, Jessica, and Joe wrap up the year with a discussion of favorite episodes, the year in review, and, of course, airline status.


Learning Stuff With Ali Spittel

December 10, 2019

Matt chats with Ali Spittel at All Things Open 2019 about all things learning!


Kubernetes & the Future

December 04, 2019

Bridget chats with Kelsey Hightower about Kubernetes and the future.


Kubernetes Best Practices

November 18, 2019

Bridget chats with the authors of Kubernetes Best Practices: Brendan Burns, Eddie Villalba, Dave Strebel, and Lachlan Evenson


Devopsdays Philadelphia 2019

November 03, 2019

Bridget chats with guests Peter Shannon, Jocelyn Harper, and Tim Gross in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Philadelphia 2019.


The Meltwater Transformation

October 25, 2019

In this episode, Gene Connolly and Joan Freed discuss their DevOps transformation at Meltwater.


Devopsdays Cape Town 2019

October 02, 2019

Bridget chats with Devi Moodley, Daniel Maher, Adrian Moisey, and Cobus Bernard at devopsdays Cape Town 2019.


State of Devops 2019

September 26, 2019

In this episode, Nicole Fosgren and Jez Humble discuss the 2019 Accelerate State of Devops report.


Devopsdays Chicago 2019

September 17, 2019

Matty and Trevor chat with guests Jessie Frazelle, Veronica Hanus, and Jeff Smith in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Chicago 2019.


Devopsdays Minneapolis 2019

August 16, 2019

Bridget and Matty chat with guests Liz Fong-Jones, Alice Goldfuss, and RJ Williams, in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Minneapolis 2019.


Protocols and Sympathy With Martin Thompson

July 20, 2019

Making performance changes is about working smoothly with hardware AND with people.


Pushing Left With Tanya Janca

June 13, 2019

Tanya Janca of Microsoft joins Matty to talk about threat modeling, pushing left, serverless, and more!


Principal Engineering With Silvia Botros

April 21, 2019

Matty and Jessica discuss Principal Engineering with Silvia Botros.


Making DevOps Magic With Arup Chakrabarti

April 05, 2019

Making DevOps Magic: Matty chats with Arup Chakrabarti (PagerDuty).


Unreliable Things Can Be the Most Valuable Things

March 30, 2019

How do you make change in a complex system that is always failing, but must never break?


Certification Fun With Jay Gordon

March 22, 2019

Matty chats with Jay Gordon (Microsoft) about certification fun.