Fork me on GitHub
Lauren Kaye (Tasktop)00:10:59

30 minutes to go until Dr. Mik Kersten’s Happy Hour AMA - grab a drink and come and join us! ✈️

Jeff Meade -Redgate00:10:37

Don't miss our Happy Hour with Steve Jones tonight to talk Database DevOps at 5:30pm PDT!!

🥂 2
🎉 2
Lia Hanson, Split00:10:13

NO pressure to put on your video! Split's giving away fun prizes, just like everyone else tonight (Govee Smart WiFi LED Strip Lights, gift cards, t-shirts)!! I know there's a lot to attend, but stop by for a chat with Jonathan Smart, get your copy of the eBook and stay a bit to say hi or just sit back and listen.!

Ella - Sysdig00:10:57

🃏 30 minutes until happy hour… which means the final LIVE Cards Against Containers game is right around the corner! Join the #xpo-sysdig team, along with fellow DOESers, and play LIVE to see who is the funniest DevOps expert here! 📫 Anyone who joins and plays will get a HARD COPY of the game via mail to play with family and friends 🎉


Reminder: Yes, we’re having another happy hour today! We’ll have hosted sessions, a general session, and some IT Revolution authors doing Ask Me Anything sessions. The authors for today’s AMA are: • @genek101, The Unicorn Project • @mik, Project to Product • @jonathansmart1, Sooner Safer Happier


Reminder: Get your copy of The Unicorn Project by @genek101 at happy hour today, thanks to Sonatype!


Reminder: Get your copy of Project to Product by @mik at happy hour today, thanks to Tasktop!


Reminder: Get your copy of Sooner Safer Happier by @jonathansmart1 at happy hour today, thanks to Split!

Nick Eggleston, IT Architect (open to offers)00:10:19

The links are just pictures... shouldn’t they link to zoom sessions?

Kurt A (Speaker) Blameless, SRE Architect00:10:08

I found that I had to scroll back up to the pinned message with the zoom links

Molly Coyne (Sponsorship Director, ITREV, she/her)00:10:17

Hi Nick -- Here are the links: Wednesday Night AMAs 🎤 Gene Kim, author of The Unicorn Project, presented by Sonatype- Jonathan Smart, author of Sooner Safer Happier, presented by Split- Dr. Mik Kersten, author of Project to Product, presented by Tasktop-

Elise Walton00:10:14

It's almost time for Secure DevOps trivia! Join here!

Mik Kersten (Project to Product, Tasktop)00:10:10

OK, my beer is in hand, so may as well start the Project to Product happy hour now 🙂

🍻 2
Traci Myers at Rundeck00:10:14

Come see Team Rundeck at our, today at 5:30 pm PST.  The minds behind Rundeck will be talking brews and all things DevOps. Join the conversation! Each attendee will be entered into a contest for their very own red Swingline stapler!

Cindy Lin - LaunchDarkly00:10:55

Join LaunchDarkly’s happy hour for a cocktail tutorial, a panel with Github’s VP of Research & Strategy Nicole Forsgren and Microsoft’s Sr. Cloud Advocate Emily Freeman and a live Q&A session with our guests. Be sure to - you don’t want to miss this! See you there upvotepartyparrot 🍸

Jessica Abelson00:10:03

What do incident management and fighter pilots ✈️ :male-pilot: have in common:question: More than you realized! at Hour to learn how to become the Maverick that brings your incident management to new heights. Hear about the power of post-mortems and participate in an "ask me anything" Q&A featuring nail-biting stories from 9/11 and more. We'll also be raffling off wine 🍷 from his Russian River Valley winery, including a magnum bottle!

Traci Myers at Rundeck00:10:50

Founders of Rundeck are talking DevOps success stories and best practices. Get in on the conversation!

Elise Walton00:10:12

Want to play a game? There are spots open in our Secure DevOps trivia and an Amazon gift card for a prize!

Starr Stephenson - Instana00:10:20

We're giving away $100 gift cards at our happy hour olympics! Join now:

Dessie, Sonatype00:10:07

We are live with an exclusive AMA session with Gene Kim! password is DOES Make sure to also secure your complimentary copy of The Unicorn Project eBook while supplies last!

Cecilia Judmann - Redgate (she/her)00:10:28

Want to talk Database DevOps? Join Steve for our happy hour now. 🍻

🎉 1
Maddy Finfrock, Split00:10:59

We're on with @jonathansmart1 for an AMA! PS: I hear there's door prizes 🤫 Join us here 👉

Jason Cox - Disney01:10:01

Great discussion on better value sooner safer happier! When @jonathansmart1 first started talking about this at the London DOES, it really resonated with the Improvement Kata journey were were on at Disney… It captures it SO WELL. This is the Disney version I share...

👍 1
🔥 1
Jason Cox - Disney01:10:50

Key is objective is not a destination, but a direction…. vector not scalar.

👍 1
Lauren Kaye (Tasktop)00:10:51

Conversation is flowing at happy hour with @mik! Join us here:

Andrew Yorra00:10:23

Muse’s Karaoke happy hour is going off! Listen in and laugh along, or pick a song and belt out a tune.

🎤 1
Starr Stephenson - Instana00:10:56

We're giving away $100 gift cards at our happy hour olympics! Join now --- if you join and we're in the middle of a game, you can play the next one!!:

Starr Stephenson - Instana00:10:00

We're playing the great emoji race! Hop on the zoom and be part of our next game!

Dave Mangot - DevOps transformation professional00:10:16

Rundeck folks are hysterical, like standup. Oh the things I've learned

David Christensen00:10:21

have a drink on me

Dave Mangot - DevOps transformation professional00:10:29

Do not ask the folks at Rundeck about the names that were proposed when combining Rundeck and Pager Duty


RunDuty should definitely be rejected immediately

👆 1
David Christensen01:10:10

Are we voting? I vote for DuRunRunRun - theme song built-in

Traci Myers at Rundeck01:10:48

@david.christensen bringing back the Doo Wop!

Cindy Lin - LaunchDarkly01:10:34

Q&A w/ Microsoft’s Emily Freeman and Github’s Nicole Forsgren is starting!! Drop by and chat 🙂 Meeting ID: <tel:2305098630|230 509 8630>

Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)01:10:41

Lots of fun at the Muse karaoke!

Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)01:10:11

@ross.clanton508 come sing.

Maddy Finfrock, Split01:10:05

Don't miss out -- We're on with @jonathansmart1 for an AMA! PS: I hear there's door prizes 🤫 Join us here 👉

Chris Gallivan, FCA, Builder of JOY01:10:49

The Finsters singing Blister in the sun. Priceless! @bryan.finster @dana.finster

😆 1
😂 1
Chris Gallivan, FCA, Builder of JOY01:10:49

The Finsters singing Blister in the sun. Priceless! @bryan.finster @dana.finster

😆 1
😂 1
Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)01:10:19

You should hear our rendition of Kiss Off

Pete Nuwayser - IBM01:10:06

Now watching a family rendering of "The Room Where It Happened" from Hamilton

Paula Thrasher - PagerDuty01:10:10

What happens in virtual vegas stays in virtual vegas 😂 🕺

Margueritte Kim (CEO, IT Revolution, she/her)02:10:24

Sorry to have missed karaoke this time around @stephen!

John Cutler02:10:18

So much Happy Hour FOMO

❤️ 2
John Cutler02:10:52

Realized Fear of Missing Out RFOMO

Margueritte Kim (CEO, IT Revolution, she/her)02:10:20

Agree @john.cutler! Our ITREV team is re-thinking our HH strategy to make sure all attendees and hosts can have the best possible outcome!

Dan Sloan, Cox Automotive02:10:00

Huge thanks to the team for hosting an awesome AMA Happy Hour. So wonderful seeing so many people face-to-face and connecting in a great conversation! @lia.hanson

❤️ 2
🙏 1
💯 1
Lia Hanson, Split02:10:46

Thanks @dan.sloan and everyone for coming to the Happy Hour!

Andy Nelson02:10:28

Shout out to @jonathansmart1 @lia.hanson and the Split team for hosting a great session! Great convo by the group

🙌 3

Something new to add in the “what could go wrong during running of an online event” — hitting data transfer caps when needing to download and upload 50+ GB of video files. On phone with the ever-awesome Comcast customer service right now! 🤞🤞🤞 cc @michael_winslow @jonathan_moore @mvk842

🤞 5
😱 3
Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)13:10:00

We miss our friends. Meet us at the bar after the conference and let's share war stories and plot our next attack. Zoom details and iCal in the thread.

👏 2
💯 1
Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)13:10:00

We miss our friends. Meet us at the bar after the conference and let's share war stories and plot our next attack. Zoom details and iCal in the thread.

👏 2
💯 1
Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)13:10:29

Finsters' Red Shirts Rebellion After Party Scheduled: Oct 15, 2020 at 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM Location: Bryan Finster is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Finsters' Red Shirts Rebellion After Party Time: Oct 15, 2020 07:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: <tel:7315499958|731 549 9958> Passcode: 100370 One tap mobile <tel:+13017158592,,7315499958#,,,,,,0#,,100370#|+13017158592,,7315499958#,,,,,,0#,,100370#> US (Germantown) <tel:+13126266799,,7315499958#,,,,,,0#,,100370#|+13126266799,,7315499958#,,,,,,0#,,100370#> US (Chicago) Dial by your location      +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)      +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)      +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)      +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose)      +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)      +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)      +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) Meeting ID: <tel:7315499958|731 549 9958> Passcode: 100370 Find your local number:

Traci Myers at Rundeck13:10:03

Save me a seat @bryan.finster. Hope to see @dana.finster there too!

👍 1
💯 1
Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)13:10:49

@ross.clanton410 @chawklady @dominica @genek101 @annp @jessicam @mvk842 @chris.gallivan @james.simon1

Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)13:10:36

Lot's of others. I'll just keep tagging people here as the coffee kicks in.

Nick Eggleston, IT Architect (open to offers)13:10:44

The only thing missing is a recurrence setting 😁

upvotepartyparrot 1
👍 2
subhashree mishra13:10:18

@bryan.finster cool . I can attend too.The time is perfect …I do not want to miss the fun

👍 1
upvotepartyparrot 1
Ferrix Hovi - Head of DevOps - Siili14:10:19

oh wow... I am facilitating a Scrum simulation to university students... kind of blocked 😄

😢 1
Ferrix Hovi - Head of DevOps - Siili14:10:04

oh wait... it's not now? Okay, I can try If I am still awake.

Jeffrey Fredrick, Author-Agile Conversations15:10:13

Ferrix temporarily forgets about timezones

👆 3
Ferrix Hovi - Head of DevOps - Siili15:10:20

It was not timezones, I didn't look at the timestamp at all.

Ferrix Hovi - Head of DevOps - Siili15:10:28

"Somebody mentioned my name"

😆 1
Ferrix Hovi - Head of DevOps - Siili15:10:34

It would be in 52 minutes if it was just the timezone 😄

Ferrix Hovi - Head of DevOps - Siili15:10:30

So, 1) I am tired 2) If I start sleeping for the final hour of this simulation I am facilitating, I will wake up for happy hour. 3) This confusion was not about time_zones_ it was about the concept of time 😄

Ferrix Hovi - Head of DevOps - Siili15:10:54

Also, I can buy the videos for later review... but could you chip in and record your happy hour zoom 😉

Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)15:10:21

What happens in virtual Vegas,,,

Ferrix Hovi - Head of DevOps - Siili15:10:36

virtually stays in virtual Vegas

😂 1
Ferrix Hovi - Head of DevOps - Siili15:10:17

Only secure communication channels. So Zoom, Snapchat and VKontakte.

😆 1
Ross Clanton21:10:27

Sounds fun. I'll be there... @chawklady you should join too :)

Courtney - CTO at Zulily21:10:58

That’s my plan! 🙂

Ferrix Hovi - Head of DevOps - Siili21:10:22

I'm game today. Have to wake up at untime.


So if I'm reading that right, 7:30pm Central is 1 hour from now?

👍 1
Jeffrey Fredrick, Author-Agile Conversations23:10:51

Right after the conference is over.

Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)23:10:18

Yes, I'll spin up Zoom after @genek101 closes. I may get a head start on the beverages.

Jeffrey Fredrick, Author-Agile Conversations23:10:48

I’m telling myself to start slow…

Nick Eggleston, IT Architect (open to offers)23:10:05

What if we don’t want it to end? 😭

Nick Eggleston, IT Architect (open to offers)00:10:43

Any chance we can entice @jwillis to join?

Nick Eggleston, IT Architect (open to offers)00:10:21

Did we invite @jonathansmart1? He’s on US pacific time during the conference

Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)00:10:09

I just assumed he was in the UK. 😬

Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)00:10:42

If Jon comes we can talk about CRAP and discuss innersourcing SAD MF

😁 1
James Simon, FCA, Solution Architect00:10:17

Brilliant, I just got my CRAP cert from Jon's talk

💯 1
Jeffrey Fredrick, Author-Agile Conversations00:10:20

spotted Jon in #ask-the-speaker-plenary

Chrystina Nguyen, Rhythmic Technologies01:10:13

@nickeggleston Did i miss it. Took a break from the screen. Still going on...?

Nick Eggleston, IT Architect (open to offers)03:10:42

Super fun times... we should do it again before too long.

Traci Myers at Rundeck13:10:23

Congratulations to @krishna.kamani! You're the winner of our Happy Hour raffle for a Rundeck Red Swingline stapler!

🎉 4
😂 2

I can happily declare that we have seen an improvement in our trivia game responses: Day1: 46.6% Day2: 51.4% What about Day3? Can we reach 60%?? 🏆 Put your skills to the test and play the The winner will get a free PC DevOps exam! 🏆

🎉 2
Darya Winters17:10:19

Amazing giveaway is happening at right now! :star-struck: Enter for a chance to WIN the latest technology to improve your health & wellbeing everyone's buzzing about! Will you be the lucky winner? 🎉 now!

Lauren Hernandez - Sysdig17:10:31

Thank you ALL who attending our happy hours this week and played Cards Against Containers online with the and fellow peers! If you want to check out our online game and play with friends or co-workers, visit and start a game today. We still have a few mystery swag boxes to give away today, check out how to claim yours: 🖥️ Join one of our & visit #xpo-sysdig to see the schedule for today’s sessions. 💻 @ 3:00pm PDT with @pawan.shankar, Sysdig’s security expert for an Ask me anything: Security & Compliance session.  📆 Want to chat 1:1 with one of our experts? Book a time with us

Denver Martin - Sr. Mgr Cloud Ops Infrastructure17:10:36

It was a great time last night, stay to the end you may be surprised…. 🙂

🎉 1
Lauren Hernandez - Sysdig18:10:13

so glad you enjoyed it @denver.martin thanks for attending!

Blake (Community at DZone; Gene Kim Fan Club Member 2,000,005)20:10:19

Unofficial 3 minute happy hour tomorrow on Friday inspired by @stephen and @victoria Friday, October 16th at noon EDT join a quick 3 minute group virtual karaoke singing with devs from around the world as we belt out... Sing bad? Sing great? Don't sing. Everyone is welcome. 1000% for fun only. Start your weekend off right. More than a feeling by Boston (karaoke edition):

🎙️ 1
Chris Gallivan, FCA, Builder of JOY20:10:13

Jeez that one’s a high one!

Blake (Community at DZone; Gene Kim Fan Club Member 2,000,005)21:10:14

haha - I can't even get close to the high notes in it

Bryan Finster - Walmart (Speaker)21:10:14

Taking daughter to lunch. Next time

Blake (Community at DZone; Gene Kim Fan Club Member 2,000,005)21:10:12

It's worth it. I think most of my injuries over the years have all been karaoke injuries. Not as likely though indoors at home though.

😆 1
Stephen Magill [Sonatype]21:10:02

Awesome! It’s on my calendar now!

🎸 2
‼️ 1
Blake (Community at DZone; Gene Kim Fan Club Member 2,000,005)21:10:24

It's midday here US East Coast time or 16:00 UTC time. 6 pm in Madrid, Spain.

Blake (Community at DZone; Gene Kim Fan Club Member 2,000,005)21:10:49

Awesome! Great to have your positive Muse Dev vibes again

Dave Mangot - DevOps transformation professional23:10:53

I've heard rumours rumors of some unofficial happy hours...

Dave Mangot - DevOps transformation professional23:10:52

Yes, I am rousing? rabbling? what was it in the railroad talk? 🙂


Looking for the speakeasys to share a last drink