Ep. #32, Managing Hardware with Gianluca Arbezzano of Equinix Metal
In episode 32 of o11ycast, Liz and Shelby speak with Gianluca Arbezzano of Equinix Metal. They discuss diversifying the way observability is evangelized, the indicators that an organization has outgrown off-the-shelf tools, and managing hardware.
Ep. #31, Rewarding Curiosity with Ellen Chisa of Dark
In episode 31 of o11ycast, Charity Majors and Ellen Chisa of Dark discuss the benefits of making observability tools more accessible, tailoring feedback to individuals, and the many ways software may change in the years to come.
Ep. #30, Harder Conversations with Beau Lyddon of Workday
In episode 30 of o11ycast, Charity and Liz speak with Beau Lyddon of Workday about the recent sea change in observability, the shortcomings of metrics, the role of senior engineers, and the responsibilities of corporations.
Ep. #29, Testing in Production with Glen Mailer of CircleCI
In episode 29 of o11ycast, Charity and Shelby are joined by Glen Mailer of CircleCI. They discuss testing in production and rethinking socio-technical systems from the ground up.
Ep. #28, People Problems with Austin Parker of Lightstep
In episode 28 of o11ycast, Charity and Shelby speak with Austin Parker of Lightstep. They discuss rethinking human error, purposeful and intentional training, and underrated management tools.
Ep. #27, Ready For Observability with Corey Quinn of The Duckbill Group
In episode 27 of o11ycast, Liz and Charity are joined by Corey Quinn of The Duckbill Group. They zero in on the point at which a system needs observability, shortening feedback loops for maximum impact, and practicing radical candor.
Ep. #26, Unknown Unknowns with Parveen Khan of Square Marble Technology
In episode 26 of o11ycast, Charity and Shelby speak with Parveen Khan of Square Marble Technology. They discuss Parveen’s journey into observability and the insights she’s gained as a test engineer and quality advocate.
Ep. #25, Reliability First with Amy Tobey of Blameless
In episode 25 of O11ycast, Charity and Shelby speak with Amy Tobey of Blameless. They explore the evolution of the SRE role, incident management, and the pains of rewriting system architecture.
Ep. #24, Beyond Code with Heidi Waterhouse of LaunchDarkly
In episode 24 of O11ycast, Charity and Liz speak with Heidi Waterhouse of LaunchDarkly. They discuss feature flags, value stream mapping, and quelling fear-driven development as a developer advocate.
Ep. #23, Beyond Ops with Erwin van der Koogh of Linc
In episode 23 of O11ycast, Charity and Shelby speak with Erwin van der Koogh of Linc. They discuss the startup ecosystem in Australia, release engineering, and the relationship between safety and success.
Ep. #22, Designing for Observability with Jimmy Bogard of Headspring
In episode 22 of O11ycast, Liz and Charity speak with Jimmy Bogard of Headspring. They discuss maintaining balance for on-call engineers, what’s missing in the average engineer’s toolkit, and moving from monoliths to microservices.
Ep. #21, Learning Systems with Jessica Kerr
In episode 21 of O11ycast, Charity and Liz speak with Jessica Kerr. Together they explore complex learning systems, how to view outages as opportunities, and the power of feedback loops.
Ep. #20, Between Dev and Ops with Marco Rogers of Mode
In episode 20 of O11ycast, Charity and Shelby speak with Marco Rogers of Mode. They discuss the wall between dev and ops, application analysis, and wrangling vast amounts of data.
Ep #19, Giving Observability a Name with Shelby Spees of Honeycomb
In episode 19 of O11ycast, Liz and Charity speak with Shelby Spees of Honeycomb. They discuss Shelby’s diverse engineering background, onboarding developers to observability, and putting people above metrics.
Ep. #18, Real User Monitoring with Michael Hood of Optimizely
In episode 18 of O11ycast, Charity and Liz speak with Michael Hood, a senior staff performance engineer at Optimizely. They discuss real user monitoring (RUM), the shortcomings of traditional metrics, and ramping up observability.
Ep. #17, Leveling Up Software Delivery with Pete Hodgson
In episode 17 of O11ycast, Charity and Liz are joined by Pete Hodgson, an independent software delivery consultant. They discuss the DORA report, closing the CI/CD gap, and leveling up software delivery.
Ep. #16, Observability and Test Engineers with Abby Bangser of MOO
In episode 16 of O11ycast, Charity and Liz are joined by Abby Bangser of MOO. They discuss observability from a testing engineer’s perspective, the key factors that lead a company to spin up a testing team, and the highlights of DeliveryConf 2020.
Ep. #15, Speaking of Serverless with Rachel Myers and Emily Nakashima
In episode 15 of O11ycast, Charity and Liz speak with Rachel Myers of Google and Emily Nakashima of Honeycomb. They discuss serverless development, customer-vendor relations, using logs correctly, and better understanding your data model.
Ep. #14, Team Players with Mehdi Daoudi of Catchpoint
In episode 14 of O11ycast, Charity and Liz are joined by Mehdi Daoudi of Catchpoint. They discuss the importance of team players when scaling, as well as the hidden value in measuring the experience of your employees, not just your customers.
Ep. #13, Cloud Wrangling with Natalie Bennett of Pivotal
In episode 13 of O11ycast, Charity Majors and Liz Fong-Jones talk with Natalie Bennett, Software Engineering Manager at Pivotal. They discuss the difference between collaborative projects and teams, continuous verification, and diagnosing failed deployments.
Ep. #12, Speed of Deployment with Rich Archbold of Intercom
In episode 12 of O11ycast, Charity Majors and Liz Fong-Jones speak with Rich Archbold of Intercom. They discuss the crucial importance of timely shipping, high-cardinality metrics, and the engineering value of running less software.
Ep. #11, Chaos Engineering with Ana Medina of Gremlin
In episode 11 of O11ycast, Charity Majors and Liz Fong-Jones speak with Gremlin chaos engineer Ana Medina. They discuss the relevance of breaking things in order to engineer them more efficiently, monitoring vs observability, and chaos engineering at scale.
Ep. #10, Measuring Technical Debt with Bugsnag CEO James Smith
In episode 10 of O11ycast, Charity Majors and Liz Fong-Jones speak with Bugsnag CEO James Smith. They discuss the seemingly impossible ways an organization can measure technical debt and how they can attempt to reduce it.
Ep. #9, High Performance DevOps with Jez Humble
In episode 9 of o11ycast, Charity and Rachel sit down with Jez Humble, Co-Founder and CTO of DevOps Research and Assessments (acquired by Google since this session was recorded), to discuss DevOps security and how a team's culture relates to their success.
Ep. #8, Email Ecosystems & APIs with Nylas’ Christine Spang
In episode 8 of O11ycast, Charity and Rachel are joined by Nylas Co-Founder and CTO Christine Spang to discuss navigating the complex ecosystem of emails and how Nylas has managed to create an API for it.
Ep. #7, Observability at Asana and Honeycomb
In episode 7 of O11ycast, Charity is joined by fellow Honeycomb team member Michael Wilde along with Asana's heads of engineering and tech, Cliff Chang and Phips Peter, to discuss how observability has shaped their organizations.
Ep. #6, Customer Reliability Engineering with Google’s Liz Fong-Jones
In episode 6 of O11ycast, Charity and Rachel talk to Google developer advocate Liz Fong-Jones about ways to build systems to be more transparent and explainable.
Ep. #5, InfoSec with Gartner’s Anton Chuvakin
In episode 5 of O11ycast, Rachel and Charity speak with Anton Chuvakin, Research VP at Gartner for Technical Professionals, about the ways modern companies make, or don't make, decisions around security.
Ep. #4, Systems Administration with Adam Jacob of Chef
In episode 4 of O11ycast, Rachel and Charity ask Adam Jacob, co-founder and CTO of Chef, how the culture of DevOps has shifted for system administrators and the companies they help build.
Ep. #3, Distributed Systems with Paul Biggar of Dark
In episode 3 of O11ycast, Rachel and Charity are joined by Paul Biggar, co-founder and CTO of Dark as well as founder of CircleCI, to discuss how microservices and automation have shaped the developer landscape.
Ep. #2, Observable DevOps with Christina Noren of CloudBees
In episode two of O11ycast, Rachel and Charity are joined by Christina Noren, Chief Product Officer for CloudBees, to look at the ways both the development life cycle and the role of the developer have evolved.