Alex Honor

Alex Honor
Founder, Simplify Ops


Alex Honor leads SimplifyOps and the Rundeck project with the goal of making operations simpler and easier. Prior to SimplifyOps, he co-founded DTO Solutions, a DevOps and automation engineering consultancy. During 6 years at DTO, Alex helped build and design fully automated provisioning systems for some of the fastest growing startups and largest enterprises. Before DTO, Alex both led architecture and operations at E*TRADE during its explosive growth. Alex has more than 20 years experience as a systems administrator, systems architect, software developer and technology manager.


Velocity Culture Ballroom EFGH
Damon Edwards (DTO Solutions), Lee Thompson (Lee Thompson), Alex Honor (Simplify Ops), John Willis (Enstratius)
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The old model of "productionizing" a release after it leaves development is flawed and often leads to disaster. Using lessons learned inside leading web companies, Lee and Damon make the case for bringing fully automated deployment and testing, along with a "production mindset",to every step of the application lifecycle, from early development environments through to customer-facing environments. Read more.
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