Katherine Daniels

Katherine Daniels

Katherine Daniels is a senior operations engineer at Etsy who got her start in programming with TI-80 calculators back when GeoCities was still cool. These days, she has opinions on things like monitoring, on-call usability, and devops. Before escaping to the world of operations, she spent a few years doing R&D and systems engineering in the corporate world. Katherine lives in Brooklyn with a perfectly reasonable number of cats and in her spare time can often be found rock climbing or handcrafting knitted server koozies for the data center.


Posts by Katherine Daniels

Building the Bodie Creek Suspension Bridge, 1925.

Building bridges with DevOps

Katherine Daniels explains how the principles of effective DevOps environments can be used to create sustainable participation from a wide range of people.

Boardwalk bridge

Building bridges with DevOps

Five Questions for Katherine Daniels: Thoughts on adopting DevOps effectively, the importance of empathy, and new essential skills for today’s ops professionals.