[Video 295] Charity Majors: Building World Class Ops Teams

It used to be that companies could get away with a single system administrator. But those days are long gone; most companies of even a small size have several people working not as administrators, but rather as DevOps engineers, ensuring that the farms of specialized servers that a company uses run smoothly, quietly, and scalably without any hiccups. How do you put together a DevOps team? What skills (software, hardware, and interpersonal) should you look for? In this talk, Charity Majors describes what is involved in creating a DevOps team, how she has done this at a few different companies — and what she has learned from these experiences.

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