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“A software project is not done until your last enduser is dead.” — Kris Buytaert

Kris Buytaert was one of the first proponents for the DevOps movement in Europe. His is also one of the organizers of DevOps Days. I caught up with him in between his frequent speaking engagements. Our discussion ranges from the beginning of the DevOps movement through how DevOps is acting as the liaison between developers and IT.

Listen to the Interview: Kris Buytaert – An Overview of the DevOps Movement

Highlights of our Discussion
00:05 The beginning of the DevOps movement
01:45 The growth of DevOps
03:13 DevOps Days, conferences for DevOps
04:05 DevOps and security
05:52 CAMS keyword: Culture, Automation, Measurement and Sharing
08:39 DevOps reaction to testing within the development environment
10:11 DevOps process patterns
12:31 The 10th Floor Test
13:41 Into the future with DevOps

DevOps Days: www.devopsdays.org/
Kris’ Blog: www.krisbuytaert.be/blog/

About Kris
Kris Buytaert is a long time Linux and Open Source Consultant. He’s one of instigators of the devops movement, currently working for Inuits

He is frequently speaking at, or organizing different international conferences and has written about the same subjects in different Books, Papers and Articles

He spends most of his time working on bridging the gap between developers and operations
with a strong focus on High Availability, Scalability , Virtualisation and Large Infrastructure Management projects hence trying to build infrastructures that can survive the 10th floor test, better known today as the cloud while actively promoting the devops idea !

His blog titled “Everything is a Freaking DNS Problem” can be found at www.krisbuytaert.be/blog/