May 26, 2020
The first-ever DevOps conference to take place in Animal Crossing happened on April 30. In another history-making event, Matty is joined by the largest panel of guests in ADO history, and talks with the event organizers, as well as the speakers, about what made this virtual conference so special.
May 18, 2020
So you feel like you've got a good handle on chaos engineering...but can you use it for security use cases? Aaron Rinehart of Verica (and the author of the upcoming O'Reilly book on the topic) walks Matt and Jessica through some of the exciting ways that chaos engineering can be used for security approaches.
April 30, 2020
Bridget chats with Matt Farina, Karen Chu, and Matt Butcher about the Helm community.
April 23, 2020
Jessica and Matt spend a little time with Corey Quinn and Pete Cheslock of the Duckbill Group to dig into the mysteries of AWS billing, why product names are all terrible, and what exactly is a "cloud economist" anyway?
April 14, 2020
Bridget chats with Taylor Thomas and Brian Ketelsen about WebAssembly, Krustlet, and the Future.
April 9, 2020
Jessica chats with Dan Bergh Johnsson, Daniel Deogun, Daniel Sawano - authors of the book Secure by Design
March 25, 2020
Transformation is a big deal. You can't just say "let's just transform!" so what are some of the things we should be thinking about?
March 18, 2020
It can be hard to get into this whole 'DevOps' thing...Laura Santamaria (LogDNA) and Matt dig into what we can do to make it more accessible
February 17, 2020
Matt and Jeff sit down with Patrick Debois to talk about Patrick's journey from systems engineer to DevOps royalty
February 11, 2020
In this episode, host Jessica Kerr is joined by guests Matthew Skelton and Manuel Pais to discuss their book, Team Topologies.
January 17, 2020
Matt talks about all things community with Jono Bacon, the author of the new book 'People Powered'
December 23, 2019
It's that time of year again! Matty, Trevor, Bridget, Jessica, and Joe wrap up the year with a discussion of favorite episodes, the year in review, and, of course, airline status.
December 10, 2019
Matt chats with Ali Spittel at All Things Open 2019 about all things learning!
December 4, 2019
Bridget chats with Kelsey Hightower about Kubernetes and the future.
November 27, 2019
Bridget chats with Ian Coldwater about Kubernetes security
November 18, 2019
Bridget chats with the authors of Kubernetes Best Practices: Brendan Burns, Eddie Villalba, Dave Strebel, and Lachlan Evenson
November 3, 2019
Bridget chats with guests Peter Shannon, Jocelyn Harper, and Tim Gross in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Philadelphia 2019.
October 25, 2019
In this episode, Gene Connolly and Joan Freed discuss their DevOps transformation at Meltwater.
October 14, 2019
Matty talks with Ken Mugrage and Sasha Rosenbaum about DeliveryConf.
October 2, 2019
Bridget chats with Devi Moodley, Daniel Maher, Adrian Moisey, and Cobus Bernard at devopsdays Cape Town 2019.
September 26, 2019
In this episode, Nicole Fosgren and Jez Humble discuss the 2019 Accelerate State of Devops report.
September 17, 2019
Matty and Trevor chat with guests Jessie Frazelle, Veronica Hanus, and Jeff Smith in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Chicago 2019.
August 16, 2019
Bridget and Matty chat with guests Liz Fong-Jones, Alice Goldfuss, and RJ Williams, in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Minneapolis 2019.
July 20, 2019
Making performance changes is about working smoothly with hardware AND with people.
June 13, 2019
Tanya Janca of Microsoft joins Matty to talk about threat modeling, pushing left, serverless, and more!
April 21, 2019
Matty and Jessica discuss Principal Engineering with Silvia Botros.
April 5, 2019
Making DevOps Magic: Matty chats with Arup Chakrabarti (PagerDuty).
March 30, 2019
How do you make change in a complex system that is always failing, but must never break?
March 22, 2019
Matty chats with Jay Gordon (Microsoft) about certification fun.
March 3, 2019
Bridget chats with Jessie Frazelle and Andrew Clay Shafer about what shiny objects have caught their attention recently.
January 8, 2019
in which we define DevOps and what it means for your code's database interactions
December 21, 2018
It's that time of year again! Matty, Trevor, Bridget, and Joe wrap up the year with a discussion of favorite episodes, tech trends and predictions, and, of course, airline status.
December 18, 2018
Matty is joined by Jessica Kerr, software engineer extraordinaire and co-host of the amazing Greater Than Code podcast.
December 3, 2018
Matty is joined by Corey Quinn for a special crossover episode with Screaming In The Cloud
November 14, 2018
Recorded live at DevOpsDays Chicago 2018, Matty and Trevor are joined by Aaron Kalin, Katie Prizy, and Jeff Smith to talk about bias and ethics in the tech industry.
November 14, 2018
Matty (with special guest host Jessica DeVita) is joined by Ana Medina, Dan Barker, Ben Clayton, and Monica Hart at DevOpsDays Kansas City 2018.
October 16, 2018
Trevor is joined by Jessica Deen at Microsoft Ignite 2018, and have a quick catch up on the event and the state of the DevOps world.
October 16, 2018
Trevor is joined by Edward Thomson at Microsoft Ignite 2018, and have a quick catch up on the event and the state of the DevOps world.
October 15, 2018
Trevor is joined by Steven Murawski at Microsoft Ignite 2018, and have a quick catch up on the event and the state of the DevOps world.
October 15, 2018
Trevor and Jason are joined by Donovan Brown at Microsoft Ignite 2018, and have a quick catch up on the event and the state of the DevOps world.
August 23, 2018
Matty is joined by VM (aka Vicky) Brasseur, Vice President of the Open Source Initiative, for a chat about contributing to open source software.
August 22, 2018
Matty chats with Nylas CTO Christine Spang
August 20, 2018
Matty discusses devopsdays Salt Lake City 2018 with a panel in front of a live studio audience.
August 8, 2018
Bridget and Matty chat about organizing conferences with guests Jamesha "Jam" Fisher, Debbie Gillespie, and Christian Herro, in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Minneapolis 2018.
August 1, 2018
Guests J. Paul Reed and Mary Thengvall talk about resiliency, safety, and a great new conference - REdeploy
July 22, 2018
Matty and Bridget discuss conference speaking with participants at devopsdays Amsterdam 2018.
May 9, 2018
Arrested DevOps - Theatre Geeks Unite and Tech Over the World
April 28, 2018
Bridget discusses distributed systems with speakers from GOTO Chicago 2018.
March 12, 2018
In this edition of "big guys with beards and tattoos", MongoDB Developer Advocate Jay Gordon waxes philosophical about the change from being on-call to being a tech evangelist, what went wrong with the GitHub memcached DDoS, and the role of fast food in DevOps.
March 1, 2018
Bridget discusses Devops Weekly with Gareth Rushgrove.
February 26, 2018
An exploration of everything wrong with DevOps today. Pushing the limit of the [explicit] tag.
February 10, 2018
Bridget and Matt discuss the past and future of tech with Andrew Clay Shafer.
February 8, 2018
What is it like to change careers and get into tech later in life? Annie Hedgpeth and Megan Bohl tell their stories. This episode also features special guest Sonia Gupta!
January 23, 2018
Bridget discusses all things Go with Brian Ketelsen and Erik St. Martin.
January 8, 2018
Matt, Trevor, Bridget, and Joe discuss 2017.
January 7, 2018
Recorded at DevOpsDays Chicago 2017 - an exploration of balancing our professional responsibilities with our personal lives.
December 5, 2017
Open source projects have a lot of benefits, as we all know. But sometimes it can be a real challenge to take tools and projects developed internally and open-source them, especially from a traditional enterprise. Guest Aaron Rinehart shares his journey and story with open sourcing his internal security chaos engineering tool, Chaoslingr
December 4, 2017
An episode years in the making! Matt and guest J. Paul Reed talk about what DevOps could be doing better, what is going well, nerdy things about podcasting, and whether 5 Guys is better than In-And-Out Burger.
November 28, 2017
Bridget chats with Alice Goldfuss (GitHub).
October 31, 2017
Bridget & Matt chat with devopsdays Madison 2017 speaker Emily Freeman & organizers Joshua Zimmerman & Christian Herro.
September 25, 2017
Bridget chats with Velocity chairs Inés Sombra (Fastly) and James Turnbull (Empatico).
August 30, 2017
Matt & Nell Shamrell-Harrington of the Food Fight Show chat with Nicole Forsgren (DORA).
August 23, 2017
Bridget chats with Jez Humble (DORA) about continuous everything.
July 29, 2017
Bridget and Matt chat about enterprise transformation and open source with guests Bryan Liles, Jessie Frazelle, and Andrew Clay Shafer, in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Minneapolis 2017.
July 2, 2017
Bridget and Matt chat with Daphne Chong (Amazon) and Kenny Bastani (Pivotal).
June 28, 2017
Bridget and Matt chat with Jérôme Petazzoni (Docker), Mark Heckler (Pivotal), and Jennifer Heckler (Edward Jones).
June 19, 2017
Bridget and Matt chat with Nicole Johnson (Chef), Matt Curry (Allstate), and Anthony Lee (Allstate).
June 13, 2017
Bridget returns to devopsdays Toronto and briefly chats with local organizer Amy Mansell & speakers Roderick Randolph, Arthur Maltson, and Aaron Aldrich.
June 4, 2017
Bridget and Matt chat with Jeff Smith (Centro) and Mark Imbriaco (Pivotal).
May 19, 2017
Bridget and Matt chat with Nicole Forsgren (DORA) and Tim Gross (Joyent).
May 8, 2017
Bridget and Matt chat with Andrew Clay Shafer (Pivotal) and Bryan Cantrill (Joyent).
April 17, 2017
Bridget and Matt chat about devops in a large enterprise with Bryan Liles (Capital One).
March 4, 2017
Bridget chats about startups with Charity Majors (Honeycomb) and Nicole Forsgren (DORA)
January 26, 2017
It's been almost two years since we've talked about doing DevOps in Microsoft environments, so it's about time to do it again. And it's one of our largest panels yet!
January 17, 2017
Bridget and our audio editor, Joe, chat about their experiences at devopsdays Cuba and share some audio recorded at the event.
December 31, 2016
Matt, Trevor, and Bridget chat (at length) about podcasts, podcast recording, and podcast recording software. Oh, and the highlights of 2016 if they get around to it.
December 6, 2016
Bridget and special guest host Matt Ray of Software Defined Talk chat with Matthew Jones, Lindsay Holmwood, Mick Pollard, and Katie McLaughlin at devopsdays Sydney 2016.
November 16, 2016
Bridget chats with Julia Evans (Stripe) about learning, service discovery, CAP theorem, distributed systems, remote work, zines, and more!
November 5, 2016
In the same week that the Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series, Pauly Comtois is finally a guest on Arrested DevOps! Pauly is the VP of DevOps for Heart Business Media, and he shares with us some of the challenges (and successes) of effecting a DevOps transformation at a large enterprise.
October 24, 2016
There are some interesting things going on in DevOps in Chicago! Matt is joined by Jeff Smith (GrubHub), Jerry Cattell (LifeQode), and Sameer Doshi (kCura), for a panel discussion on just what makes tech and DevOps different in Chicago. Plus, special updates on the Cubs/Dodgers game. Yay sportsball!
October 2, 2016
Friend of the podcast James Turnbull joins us to talk about his new book, The Art of Monitoring...and a little bit about this whole functional programming thing
September 14, 2016
Supershow with Food Fight, and Software Defined Talk recorded live at the DevOpsDays Dallas / Fort Worth 2016! Trevor, Nathan and Coté were joined by Michael Hedgpeth, Annie Hedgpeth and Dillon Culpepper to discuss the first ever DevOpsDays DFW!
September 14, 2016
Bridget sits down for a classic fireside chat with Bryan Cantrill (Joyent), ranging from containers to social justice to lawn care.
September 12, 2016
Recorded live at DevOpsDays Chicago 2016, Matt was joined by Nell Shamrell-Harrington (Chef), Jill Jubinski (IBM), and Michael Stahnke (Puppet). We talked about empathy for recruiters, how the DevOpsDays Chicago event has changed over the years, and how Michael gets all of his DevOps philosophies from 90's slow jams.
August 30, 2016
Matt and Bridget chat with Michael Hedgpeth (NCR) and Doug Ireton (1Strategy) about organizations adopting open source.
August 1, 2016
Matt and Bridget chat with Tim Gross (Joyent) and Adam Jacob (Chef) about configuration that travels with the application, diving into Habitat and ContainerPilot.
July 30, 2016
Bridget chats about enterprise transformation and the democratizing effect of platforms with guests Charity Majors, Nicole Forsgren, Andrew Clay Shafer, and James Watters, in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Minneapolis 2016.
July 27, 2016
Recorded at ChefConf 2016 in Austin, Texas, with delightful guests Annie Hedgpeth, Fletcher Nichol, and Jon Cowie. We talk about all the new hotness of Habitat and Chef Automate, as well as cover the experiences of five years span of ChefConf attendee experience. Plus, Trevor throws shade at 'DevOps 2.0'.
July 14, 2016
Oh no! You've been laid off. How can you bounce back? Jill Jubinski and Peter Burkholder help guide you through returning to the good fight of gainful employment.
June 5, 2016
Bridget and Matt (in his triumphant return) chat with Aneel Lakhani (SignalFX) and Jason Dixon about modern monitoring, alerting, event streams, and more.
May 28, 2016
Bridget goes to devopsdays Toronto, eh, and chats with speaker Sean Walberg (NFL), sponsor Sarah Kowalik (PagerDuty), and local organizers Steve Pereira (Statflo) and Dave Cliffe (PagerDuty). Special guest appearance by ADO editor and devopsdays Minneapolis organizer Joe Laha.
May 12, 2016
Bridget chats with lovable reprobate/returning guest Ben Hughes (Etsy) and badass container expert Jessie Frazelle (Mesosphere) about everyone's favorite topic: security.
April 16, 2016
Speaking at tech conferences: how do you get started? What should you expect? Ryn Daniels of Etsy (author, engineer, and frequent public speaker) chats with Bridget, offering insights about speaking at conferences.
March 25, 2016
Who owns your availability? Recent events in the npm community have rekindled the perennial discussion about dependency management and controlling points of potential failure. Long-time operations professionals Charity Majors (Hound) and Pete Cheslock (Threat Stack) join the ADO crew to discuss.
March 23, 2016
Want to be a change agent inside your organization? Your "personal brand" is a critical factor in your success. Being considered relevant both inside and outside of your organization gives weight to your opinions and recommendations, and will directly influence the impact you have. Guests Andrea Javor (Beam Suntory) and Michael Hedgpeth (NCR) discuss methods on growing your brand, without self-aggrandizing boasts or claims of "thought leadership".
March 10, 2016
GitLab's VP of Product, Job van der Voort, joins Matt for a frank discussion on GitLab's open company culture, the history of the project, and some of the challenges and benefits of working "in the open".
February 26, 2016
JJ Asghar joins us to help school Matt about what is going on in the OpenStack world
February 12, 2016
Arrested DevOps teams up with The Goat Farm ( to talk about the ways that sales folks, solution architects, and other vendor roles can help be a partner to your organization and not just a necessary evil
January 30, 2016
Rob Reynolds, creator of the popular Windows packaging tool Chocolatey, joins Trevor for a discussion on the future of the project, as well as some historical details on the journey so far.
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