On January 31, 2017 an engineer accidentally deleted the production database for GitLab.com.
Our company culture deeply values transparency, so obviously we shared a live Google Doc and then started a Live Stream as we were recovering the data.
It’s hard to believe but it is almost 10 years ago since #devopsdays happened for the first time in Gent. Back then there were almost 70 of us talking about topics that were of interest to both Operations and Development, we were exchanging our ideas and experiences `on how we were improving the quality of software delivery.
Our ideas got started on the crossroads of Open Source, Agile and early Cloud Adoption.