A few of the key take aways from the two days:
Put something new into the existing formula for surprising results - Nigel Dalton
On Team Dynamics
Combine devs and ops into different types of teams for different results - autobots, Project Gandalf, not just a black-box ops team - Javier Turegano
On Continuous Deloyment
Optimise foor fast feedback, chunk your changes. Keep your changes as close to the metal as possible for efficiency. Timings can be just as ghetto as a
time(1) grok out of log files, as long as you have the data. - Lindsay Holmwood
On rising from the ashes
Break out session - test your backups. If your data center burns down and your backups are two months old, you’re in for more hurt.
Learnings is a word just as much as devops is.
On version control
Have some. - Will Thames
“Make sure you share. Make sure you celebrate. Make sure you demonstrate. Take your experiences with you.” - @SteveElsewhere
It doesn’t just apply to devops. Empathy is important. Period.
On butt-selfie sticks
On Ignite Talks
They are a baptism by fire.
It’s ok if your containers die.
It’s perferrable to get a unique interesting error at 3am then something that’s preventable - Ali Graham
On organising meetups
Share the load, order not just pizza, and get vendor/recruiter buy-in for venue choice.