Adventures in DevOps


Jillian Rowe

Jonathan Hall

Will Button

Tyler Bird

Nell Shamrell-Harrington



Jan 27, 2023

Open-Source Software & Its Maintainability With Warren Parad - DevOps 147

Warren Parad is the CTO at Authress. It is a User authorization API for software makers. He joins the show to talk about Open-source Software. He explains how open-source software is used in enterprise organizations, what functions it serves, and what trade-offs and difficulties come with it.

Jan 19, 2023

Key Takeaways From Conferences - DevOps 146

Jonathan, Jillian, and Will join this week's panelist episode as they talk about conferences. Will starts off as he talks about his inputs from the last conference that he recently attended. Additionally, the panel talks about each of their own experiences and key learning from the different conferences.

Jan 12, 2023

SwampUp: Investments Unlimited with John Willis - DevOps 145

Join Chuck Wood as he hosts this week's DevOps episode to do an Interview with John Willis. He has worked in the IT management industry for more than 3 decades. He has written 11 books, and "The DevOps Handbook" is one of them. He joins the show to talk about another book he co-authored, " Investments Unlimited". Additionally, he explains how they were able to come up with the idea for the book and What the reader should anticipate from the book.

Charles Max Wood

John Willis
Jan 09, 2023

Organizing Data Workflows With Prefect - DevOps 144

Anna Geller is the Lead Community Engineer at Prefect. She joins the show with Jillian and Jonathan to discuss her article, "Scheduled vs. Event-driven Data Pipelines — Orchestrate Anything with Prefect and further explains the company she works for, "Prefect". It is a company that helps users coordinate their workflows. Moreover, she discusses the many advantages Prefect may provide to its users.

Dec 29, 2022

SwampUp: Advancing Your Security With JFrog & Upgrading with JFrog Connect - DevOps 143

Join Chuck Wood as he hosts this week's DevOps episode to do another Interview with a SwampUp speaker, Nati Davidi. He currently manages JFrog's security division in Israel and established Vdoo a Startup Company that is acquired by JFrog. He joins Chuck to talk about some important things to know about Security. Additionally, Nati offers some advice on how to safeguard your apps and keep hackers from accessing them. For the second part of this episode, Chuck Wood interviews Yoav Landman. He is the Founder and CTO of JFrog. He joins Chuck on the show to talk more about JFrog Connect. JFrog Connect is the first Plug&Play, ready-to-use, device management platform for connected products. He also explains how it works and how developers can benefit from it.

Dec 22, 2022

Learning How To Learn - DevOps 142

As a developer, you should “Focus on solving business problems rather than technical expertise”. The panel joins the show to talk about Will’s YouTube video, “Don’t Do DevOps”. They offer their advice on how to advance with your career and expertise when a certain tool, framework, or language you’re focused on is suddenly not your company’s focus. As new developers grow in their careers, they also share tips on how to specialize in a particular area and learn the "basics" especially when you're starting your career.

Dec 16, 2022

How To Secure Open-Source Dependencies - BONUS

Supply chain security, a subset of supply chain management, is concerned with the risk management of third-party vendors, suppliers, logistics, and transportation. Stephen Chin is the Head of Developer Relations at JFROG. He is also a Speaker and the Author of DevOps Tools for Java Developers. Stephen joins Chuck for this bonus episode to talk about Supply Chain Security and He begins by sharing some instances of how attackers are able to access different companies’ assets, software, systems, and others. Additionally, Stephen offers solutions on how to prevent or eliminate those attacks. is a solution that secures open-source builds and distribution with the goal of securing the software supply chain of open-source dependencies.

Dec 15, 2022

SwampUp: Process for Fixing System Issues & Delivering Integrations Efficiently - DevOps 141

Join Chuck Wood as he hosts the DevOps episode this week to do an interview with one of the SwampUp speakers. SwampUp is an in-person DevOps event organized by JFrog. Fernando Babadopulos is an Eternal software developer, serial entrepreneur, and speaker. He is also the Co-Founder at the He talks about a plugin that they developed, how it works and how developers can benefit from it.

Dec 01, 2022

User Management - DevOps 140

As a Developer, How do you manage the users that can access the system? Jonathan and Will share some pointers and approaches on how you can protect your system or account from being accessed by multiple or anonymous users.

Nov 24, 2022

How To Recession Proof Your Job - BONUS

Are you looking at all the layoffs and uncertainty going on and wondering if your company is the next to cut back? Or, maybe you're a freelancer or entrepreneur who is trying to figure out how to deliver more value to gain or retain customers? Mani Vaya joins Charles Max Wood to discuss the one thing that both of them use to more than double their productivity on a daily basis. Mani has read 1,000's of productivity books over the last several years and has formulated a methodology for getting more done, but found that he lacked the discipline to follow through on his plans. The he found the one thing that kept him on track and made him so productive that he is now getting all of his work done and was able to live the life he wants. Chuck also weighs in on how Mani's technique has worked for him and allows him to spend more time with his wife and kids, run a podcast network, and a nearly full time contract. Join the episode to learn how Chuck and Mani get into a regular flow state with their work and consistently deliver at work.

Charles Max Wood

Mani Vaya
Nov 24, 2022

How To Get My Way - DevOps 139

Getting your ideas across can be difficult for a new person on the job or even a seasoned professional. Join in as the panel discusses different strategies for communicating ideas and “How to get your way”. They also share their experiences on how to handle the team when they encounter problems.

Nov 17, 2022

How to Protect Yourself From Third-Party SAAS Apps - DevOps 138

When you’re working on the web, there will also be a high chance for you to experience hacking. In this all-panelist episode, Jonathan and Jillian talk about third-party data providers and discuss the reason why you might get hacked when using these providers.