DevOps isn’t just about pager duty

A recent DevOps conversation I had with a good friend who is a development manager went a little something like this:

H: Can you imagine me having to get Developer A or Developer B to really understand how to subtleties of distributed tablespaces and shards? ¬†That’s why we needed Ops DBA C, to fix all that when it got to Staging…

That’s when I realized this is the fundamental issue I’ve had and continue to have with a lot of DevOps conversations, presentations, and on. ¬†Everything focuses on Developer Responsibility, getting developers on the pager rotation, Infrastructure as Code. Continue reading DevOps isn’t just about pager duty