DevOps The Troubles Of Automating All The Things – JAXenter

Watch J. Paul Reed's DevOps Conference session

A culture of automation is such a cornerstone of DevOps, one of its oldest, most famous tropes is automate ALL the things. But are there things we maybe shouldnt automate? What if how we go about automating things is actively causing us pain in the form of incidents? Watch this DevOpsCon talk by Netflixs J. Paul Reed to find out more.

In this DevOps Conference session, J. Paul Reed takes a look at some of the impacts and challenges pervasive automation has presented for engineers and operations, along with some important considerations when automating Netflixs complex, living socio-technical systems, as well as some strategies to cope with these ironies of automation.

J. Paul Reed has over 15 years of experience in the trenches as a build/release and tools engineer, working with such organizations as VMware, Mozilla, Postbox, Symantec, and Salesforce. In 2012, he founded Release Engineering Approaches, a consultancy incorporating a host of tools and techniques to help organizations realize how they can Simply Ship. Every time. Hes worked across a number of industries, from financial services to cloud-based infrastructure to healthcare, with teams ranging from 2 to 2,500 on everything from tooling, operational analysis and improvement, team culture transformation, and business value optimization. He regularly speaks internationally on release engineering, DevOps, IT operations complexity, and human factors. Paul is also the founding host of The Ship Show, a twice-monthly podcast tackling topics related to build engineering, DevOps, and release management.

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