DevOps focuses on making software production as efficient and streamline as possible. With innovation in CI/CD, the demand for fast pace change and staying as up-to-date as possible is at a high. But about about the developers working on it? In this keynote, Ryn Daniels explores with us the best way to avoid burnout in Ops Teams through improved on-call practices for the betterment of all.
Ryn Daniels is a staff infrastructure software engineer who got their start in programming with TI-80 calculators back when GeoCities was still cool. Their work has focused on infrastructure operability, sustainable on-call practices, and the design of effective and empathetic engineering cultures. They are the co-author of O’Reilly’s Effective DevOps and have spoken at numerous industry conferences on devops engineering and culture topics. Ryn lives in Berlin, Germany with a perfectly reasonable number of cats and in their spare time can often be found powerlifting, playing cello, or handcrafting knitted server koozies for the data center.