Hot Takes, Myths, And Fake News - Why Everyone Is Wrong About DevOps Except For Me

A presentation at DevOpsDays Indianapolis 2018 in July 2018 in Indianapolis, IN, USA by Matty Stratton

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@mattstratton Hot Takes, Myths, And Fake News Why Everyone Is Wrong About DevOps Except For Me

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@mattstratton Don’t believe everything that you read on the internet

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@mattstratton

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@mattstratton “DevOps is more than just tools”

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@mattstratton FALSE • If it was more than just tools, why would we have so many of them?

• Nobody cares about your culture

• There are a LOT of tools on DevOps twitter

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@mattstratton “DevOps is more than just automation”

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@mattstratton FALSE • The “A” in CAMS is the only vowel

• Vowels are more important than consonants

• Therefore, automation is the most important

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@mattstratton “Kubernetes won’t solve all your problems”

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@mattstratton FALSE • Kubernetes came from Google

• Docker is boring and old

• YAML shows your commitment to precision

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@mattstratton “If you DevOps, you still need testing”

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@mattstratton FALSE • Remove the human element and remove the human error

• If your microservice only does one thing, it can’t have an error. That would be an additional thing

• QA people are annoying anyway

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@mattstratton “You can’t buy DevOps”

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@mattstratton FALSE • You may not be able to buy it, but I can sell it to you

• Seriously, I would love to sell you some devops

• What will it take to get you in a devops today?

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@mattstratton “DevOps is not a title”

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@mattstratton FALSE • Nobody can tell you what titles to use in your organization

• I suppose your HR people can

• But what does HR know anyway?

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@mattstratton “You can do DevOps on Windows”

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@mattstratton FALSE • A key component of DevOps is a smug sense of self-satisfaction

• Windows is all click-next, right?

• Something something slashdot

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@mattstratton “Cats are more aligned with DevOps than dogs”

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@mattstratton FALSE

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@mattstratton noti.st/mattstratton