030 – Michael Nygard

Michael Nygard, also known as ‘the most paranoid man in software’, has been a developer and architect for over 20 years. He worked in different domains, like the military, government and finance, and got in to operations in 2001. Michael is well-known for his book ‘Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software’. You can follow him on Twitter: @mtnygard.

In this episode we talk with Michael about high-reliability teams and stressful situations, architectural patterns and what it means for systems to be production-ready.

This interview was recorded at the beautiful rehearsal theater of Hettoneelspeelt.

Interview by @freekl en @pjvds
Audio post-production by @mendelt