Food Fight

The Podcast where DevOps chefs do battle

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

Surge Conf 2012

Nathen spent part of this week at Surge Conference and was able to grab a bunch of the presenters for some quick interviews. We also had a chance to sit down with Michael Bevilacqua-Linn earlier in the week to discuss his presentation.

Here’s a list of links to all of the Surge-related episodes:

Email info@foodfightshow.org if you presented at Surge and would like to share your experience on the Food Fight Show.