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

A presentation at DevOpsDays Riga 2018 in in Riga, Latvia by Matt Stratton

Everyone has an opinion about DevOps. The problem is, most people’s opinions are wrong. In this Ignite, I’ll spin through some of the more popular misconceptions about DevOps of the last year or so, and clarify them as only I know how.

Will Kubernetes save your soul? Are enterprises too stodgy for DevOps? Is immutable infrastructure even a thing? Can you devops without kitten gif’s? I’ll bust myths and take down thought-leaders with my tongue planted firmly in cheek.


The following resources were mentioned during the presentation or are useful additional information.

  • Homestar Runner

    A quite amusing series of web videos, which is where the cartoons for this talk come from.

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