Devnology Podcast 030 - Michael Nygard
Michael Nygard, also known as 'the most paranoid man in software', has been a developer and architect for over 20 years. He worked in different domains, like the military, government and finance, and got in to operations in 2001. Michael is well-known for his book 'Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software'. You can follow him on Twitter: @mtnygard.
In this episode we talk with Michael about high-reliability teams and stressful situations, architectural patterns and what it means for systems to be production-ready.
This interview was recorded at the beautiful rehearsal theater of Hettoneelspeelt.
Links for this podcast:
- His book: 'Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software'
- 'Sources of power', by Gary Klein - a book about how people make decisions in high-reliability teams under stressful environments, not particular in Information Technology but fire-fighters and trauma teams.
- QuickCheck, a random testing library for Haskell. Introduced by John Hughes in 2001 in the paper 'QuickCheck: A Lightweight Tool for Random Testing of Haskell Programs'.
- In a former episode of the Devnology podcast we discussed Generative testing with Pex.
- 'Resilience engineering in practice', a favorite book in the Devops community.
- In 2009 Michael contributed to the book 'Beautiful architecture'
- New monitoring tools have advanced, like MCollective.
This podcast is in English - Deze podcast is in het Engels
This podcast was published on 15-07-2012 and lasts for 01:02:14 minutes