Deserted Island DevOps 2021

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Deserted Island DevOps 2021 - Keynote and Agenda Announced! Austin Parker - Posted Apr 5, 2021

We’re very happy to announce our keynote speaker and all of our talks for the year - read all about them on the agenda!

Deserted Island DevOps 2021 - Schedule and Speakers and More! Austin Parker - Posted Apr 1, 2021

The CFP has closed and our speakers have been selected! We’ll be announcing them over the next couple of days, so keep an eye out here or on your email for more info.

I’m also happy to announce that this year, Deserted Island DevOps will be streaming for charity! Since there’s no registration fee, we’ll be encouraging viewers to donate to The Trevor Project during the stream. In addition, 100% of unused sponsor monies will be given to the charity.

Deserted Island DevOps 2021 CFP Now Open! Austin Parker - Posted Feb 1, 2021

We’re looking for new (and returning) speakers for Deserted Island DevOps 2021! Submit your talk here!

Deserted Island Sessions - Summer Send-Off! Austin Parker - Posted Aug 14, 2020

We’ve had some fun this summer, but like all good things, it’s time for it to come to an end. We’re going to do one last show from Animal Crossing, but it’s one you won’t want to miss! Join us for a beach party on August 28th - you can find out more about the speakers at our sessions page.

This will be our last formal event for 2020, so I hope everyone can attend!

Deserted Island Sessions - Coming This Summer! Austin Parker - Posted Jun 23, 2020

This is one summer school you’ll want to attend - Deserted Island Sessions are coming! A series of sessions, workshops, panel discussions, and more - once again, streaming live on Find out more here, and be sure to tune in live Monday for our first Deserted Island Session!

Talks are on YouTube, postmortem writeup, and more. Austin Parker - Posted May 4, 2020

Missed Deserted Island DevOps? Don’t worry, because you can catch all the talks on YouTube! I’ve also written up the experience of creating and producing this event on my blog, so give it a read.

If you registered, check your email for a quick survey about the event.

Until next time…

Thank You for Attending! Austin Parker - Posted May 1, 2020

We had over 8500 unique viewers yesterday, which is quite frankly completely unreasonable for an event that started as a bit on Twitter. I’m going to turn around the individual talks into separate videos and host them on YouTube this weekend, but I really do want to say thank you to everyone who attended. I’d also like to thank our speakers and sponsors for helping make this possible. Finally, a huge shout-out to our volunteer moderators who kept chat flowing smoothly (even if the bot was a bit overzealous at times!).

For those who asked, and many did, I’ll be writing up how this all worked next week and I’ll post it somewhere. I’ll update this page once the postmortems happen.

Again, and I cannot express this enough - thank you for showing up. We accomplished something really special yesterday. Stay safe. Remember, you’ve got a friend in all of us.

Schedule Now Available! Austin Parker - Posted Apr 25, 2020

You can now find a full schedule for the day’s events at the agenda, along with some updates to our about page about closed captioning and our Discord server! We’re 5 days away – can’t wait to see everyone there!

Who's gonna be at Deserted Island DevOps? Austin Parker - Posted Apr 21, 2020

Our agenda has been updated, and you can find talk descriptions and biographies for all of our speakers! Be sure to check it out, and check back for more updates and a final schedule by next week!