Food Fight

The Podcast where DevOps chefs do battle

Google Plus Hangouts

We held two different Hangouts on Google+ this week. Thank you to everyone who participated!

What did you think about the format, topics, time of day, etc. of the Hangouts? We’d want to hear your feedback! Should we keep doing these? Drop us a line at info@foodfightshow.org.

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Reusable Cookbook Patterns

Release Engineering

What did you think about the format, topics, time of day, etc. of the Hangouts? We’d want to hear your feedback! Should we keep doing these? Drop us a line at info@foodfightshow.org.

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Metrics-driven-engineering

Show Date: Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Outline

John and Nathen sat down with Marc Watts, Mark Jennings, and David Lutzy to discuss the DevOps culture and history at Lonely Planet, performance, metrics-driven engineering, and more.

  • 0:40 - In the News
  • 2:08 - Meetup Groups & Events
  • 3:38 - Google+ Chef Hangouts
  • 3:55 - Special Offer
  • 4:20 - New Cookbooks
  • 5:35 - Updated Cookbooks
  • 6:35 - Panel Introductions
  • 7:53 - What is Lonely Planet?
  • 11:00 - History of DevOps at Lonely Planet
  • 13:35 - Size and Organization of Lonely Planet
  • 17:02 - How Lonely Planet lost it’s way…but found it again.
  • 18:16 - Infrastructure of Lonely Planet and moving to the cloud
  • 19:50 - Content caching
  • 21:55 - Software stack at Lonely Planet
  • 25:40 - Does performance matter?
  • 30:00 - Enabling developers to implement metrics
  • 35:46 - Open Source contributions, including Fozzie
  • 38:26 - Self-service metrics
  • 43:36 - Using Chef at Lonely Planet
  • 49:50 - Picks
  • 56:40 - Close