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Web Operations Career

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  • 1. a career how and why @postwaitFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 2. Hi, I’m Theo I’ve made a career in “this stuff”Friday, June 17, 2011 @
  • 3. Career what’s that?Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 4. A career is a pursuit; a willingness to mature; patience to become exceptionalFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 5. WANTED: Expert: JavaFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 6. APPLICANT: Java Expert: I learned that in school had one class I graduated last year applying for: expertFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 7. APPLICANT: i t ls h Java Expert: u l I learned that in school B had one class I graduated last year applying for: expertFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 8. To be truly excellent one must treat it as a craft. one must become a craftsman. through experience learn discipline. and through practice achieve excellence.Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 9. step #1 educate yourself.Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 10. step #2 be disciplinedFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 11. step #3 learn from & share with your peersFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 12. step #4 be patient. experience takes time (and mistakes)Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 13. A Career in... this stuffFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 14. This stuff is: Web OperationsFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 15. But, I do: Web Development... UI Development... Usability... Systems Engineering...Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 16. BullshitFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 17. The Web changed everythingFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 18. The Cloud only made us realize itFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 19. Specifically SaaS (your website is SaaS)Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 20. Your Product users systems featuresFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 21. Your ProductFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 22. One CopyFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 23. One Copy must evolveFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 24. One Copy must evolve must competeFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 25. One Copy must evolve must compete must performFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 26. One Copy must evolve must compete must perform must deliverFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 27. Must OperateFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 28. Stop think about your organizationFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 29. Now back to meFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 30. Now think about your jobFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 31. Now back to meFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 32. I am doing the job that your job could beFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 33. Consider COO Chief Operations Officer what do they do?Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 34. Responsible for daily operationsFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 35. What does it take?Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 36. DevOpsFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 37. DevOps is bullshitFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 38. That’s not fair (just like life)Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 39. DevOps is not wrong...Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 40. DevOps is incomplete, is interpreted wrong, and is too isolatedFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 41. We needFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 42. *OpsFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 43. .*OpsFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 44. ^(?<dept>.+)Ops$Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 45. Everyone in your organization needsFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 46. Operational MentalityFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 47. Your Job is to build systems that operateFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 48. Your JobFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 49. MySQL HTML C/C++ Browsers Javascript Java PHP Databases CSS Perl Your Job ErlangFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 50. MySQL HTML C/C++ Browsers Javascript Java PHP Databases CSS Perl Your Job Erlang Ops’ JobFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 51. MySQL HTML C/C++ Browsers Javascript Java PHP Databases CSS Perl Your Job Erlang Ops’ Job Packaging Provisioning Deployment Monitoring Resource Planning Production Troubleshooting Root Cause Analysis OncallFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 52. Magic operations pixie dust doesn’t existFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 53. Provisioning virtual systems has been fast, cheap and easy ever since systems became virtualFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 54. Managing risk and liabilities is simple, fast and painless...Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 55. if you skip itFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 56. analogy time : security :Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 57. security is not a featureFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 58. security is not a deliverable in a project planFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 59. security is not “phase 2”Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 60. security is a state of mind it is a state of being it is a mentalityFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 61. operations is no differentFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 62. Now back to your jobFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 63. MySQL HTML C/C++ Browsers Javascript Java PHP Databases CSS Perl Your Job Erlang Ops’ Job Packaging Provisioning Deployment Monitoring Resource Planning Production Troubleshooting Root Cause Analysis OncallFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 64. MySQL HTML C/C++ Browsers Javascript Java PHP Databases CSS Perl Your Job Erlang Ops’ Job Packaging Provisioning Deployment Monitoring Resource Planning Production Troubleshooting Root Cause Analysis OncallFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 65. MySQL HTML C/C++ Browsers Javascript Java PHP Databases CSS Perl Your Job Erlang Ops’ Job Packaging Provisioning Deployment Monitoring Resource Planning Production Troubleshooting Root Cause Analysis OncallFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 66. rule #1 what you build will breakFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 67. you canFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 68. build operational softwareFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 69. you mustFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 70. think operationallyFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 71. start by turning the tablesFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 72. DevOps has been about putting more dev into opsFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 73. DevOps needs to be more about putting ops into devFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 74. Back to your organizationFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 75. CIO/CTO is responsible for operations in a SaaS companyFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 76. Titles don’t matter COO/CIO/CTO/CMIFROFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 77. Someone has to make things run make them run betterFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 78. That Someone is...Friday, June 17, 2011
  • 79. YouFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 80. this mentality is the beginning of your career in web operationsFriday, June 17, 2011
  • 81. this mentality is the beginning of your career in web operations anythingFriday, June 17, 2011