Interview

Interview with Andrew Haller, co-founder and co-CEO of AirDev

“Learning to code is like learning French”

AirDev has pioneered a new approach to software development by replacing coding engineers and managers with business-savvy builders. We invited Andrew Haller, co-founder and co-CEO of AirDev, to talk about this San Francisco-based startup and to weigh in on the future of programming.

Interview with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of the Hyperledger Project

Brian Behlendorf explains the DevOps of Blockchain

Gartner gave blockchain a huge pat on its back when it included this technology in its Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017. But will it be smooth sailing from here on? We invited Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of the Hyperledger Project to talk about the project’s most important accomplishments and how countless industries can benefit from blockchain’s use.

Interview with Helen Beal, Head of DevOps at Ranger4

Common #DevOpsFail: Think of DevOps as synonymous with Continuous Delivery

DevOps has cultural change at its core but sometimes organizations find it hard to grasp the importance of the cultural aspect of DevOps. We invited Helen Beal, Head of DevOps at Ranger4 and speaker at JAX DevOps 2017 to talk about the contributing methodologies that converge and combine to drive DevOps evolution and to weigh in on the steps for DevOps success.

Interview with Nicole Forsgren, founder and CEO at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA)

“A measure of DevOps is also *how* you achieve your ability to deliver code”

How important is culture in a DevOps context? Can we measure the degree of a company’s „DevOpsness“? We invited Nicole Forsgren, founder and CEO at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) and speaker at Software Architecture Summit to talk about the facets of DevOps and weigh in on the challenges that companies face when they want to adopt DevOps.

Interview with Kevlin Henney, independent consultant and trainer

“Machine learning is taking us in a new direction”

The world of software development is ever-changing but even though new trends, frameworks and platforms appear almost on a weekly basis, some things never change. We invited Kevlin Henney, a UK-based independent consultant, trainer, reviewer and writer and speaker at Software Architecture Summit to talk about the “New New” and to weigh in on the growing interest in software architecture.

Interview with Hadi Hariri, VP of Developer Advocacy at JetBrains

What Kotlin is all about — As explained by Hadi Hariri

JetBrains announced in late January that Kotlin 1.1 has reached beta. We invited Hadi Hariri, VP of Developer Advocacy at JetBrains, to talk about Kotlin’s strengths and the upcoming 1.1 and to answer the question that’s on everyone’s lips: What does the future hold for Kotlin?

Interview with Damon Edwards, co-founder and Chief Product Officer of SimplifyOps

Damon Edwards: “DevOps is an idea”

Some people call DevOps a cultural professional movement; when they think of the magic bullet, they believe that the one way to do it is this: “I buy myself this DevOps solution” – it never really works. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Damon Edwards at DevOpsCon 2016 about the state of DevOps. He debunked the myth that DevOps is a magic bullet and explained why operations are squeezed the way they are today.