The Death of DevOps Has Been Greatly Exaggerated, but Platform Engineering Is Here To Stay

No, DevOps is not dead, and anyone who says anything different is selling something. However, the kernel of truth beneath the obnoxious hype is this: there is a post-devops era on the horizon, and platform engineering is at its vanguard.

Let’s talk about the tectonic shifts in infrastructure, reliability, and product that are reshuffling the landscape of engineering roles, and in particular, what that means for those of us who have made a career on the operations/devops/SRE/DBRE side of the house.



Charity Majors

Charity is the cofounder and CTO at, which pioneered observability. She has worked at companies like Facebook, Parse, and Linden Lab as an engineer and manager, but always seems to end up ...