Coffee Sessions #3

MLOps: Isn't That Just DevOps?

It can be tricky to explain MLOps to colleagues and managers who are used to traditional software engineering and DevOps, let alone your gran. We have to answer the 'Isn't that just DevOps?' question clearly, otherwise the challenges of MLOps will continue to be underestimated (potentially by us as well as others). In this Coffee Session, we dive into what is new about MLOps and why current mainstream DevOps alone does not solve the problems.

In this episode

Ryan  Dawson

Ryan Dawson

Software Engineer, Seldon

Ryan Dawson is an Engineer at Seldon and author of the article 'Why is DevOps for Machine Learning so Different?' You can find that article at


David Aponte

David Aponte


David is one of the organizers of the MLOps Community. He is an engineer, teacher, and lifelong student. He loves to build solutions to tough problems and share his learnings with others. He works out of NYC and loves to hike and box for fun. He enjoys meeting new people so feel free to reach out to him!