Learn from the best in the DevOps & the Cloud business with practical blog posts on a range of subjects from cloud strategy, serverless or good software development practices.
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Mechanical Rock supports the local software development community through our sponsorship of the following events:

  • Latency - a conference devoted to building secure, high performing applications in the cloud - In June this year!
  • She Codes - a meetup to help women to learn coding and to increase diversity in the tech community.
  • YOW! Perth - for software developers to stay up-to-date with the latest ideas and to network with their peers - September every year.


Mechanical Rock offers specialised training in the areas of software development, DevOps and cloud native architecture:
  • BDD Kickstart - We are Australia’s only Cucumber™ partner licensed to deliver their BDD course. Behaviour Driven Development is a collaborative process that delivers working software, an automated test and an executable specification in a single disciplined process.
  • DevOps Kickstart - DevOps blends process, technology and culture to build high performing teams that deliver software up to 440 times faster. In just 3 days, we can kick start your DevOps journey.
  • Measure What Matters Kickstart -The Measure What Matters Kickstart brings together assessment, training and facilitated collaboration to boost your software delivery and operations teams toward elite performance by focusing them on the metrics that really matter.
  • Serverless Kickstart - Serverless offers highly reliable, highly scalable applications with a much lower TCO. In this course we teach you the fundamentals to starting building serverless applications the right way.


Our youtube channel takes popular content from our regular podcasts or from the local software development community. We typically cover topics such as DevOps, Cloud Transformation and advanced software development techniques. Check them out or get in touch if you have ideas for more content.

Video Tutorial

Space, The Final Frontier

Mar 11, 2022

N+1 Ways to Sink Your Platform

Mar 11, 2022

Latency 2021 Highlights

Mar 11, 2022

Mechanical Rock on GTwGT

Mar 22, 2021

The Compounding Returns of Serverless

Feb 3, 2021

Level Up Your Incident Response With Gameplay

Feb 3, 2021

Latency 2020 Highlights

Jan 19, 2021

Gamification of DevOps

Nov 19, 2020

Kinesis Streaming 101

Sept 9, 2020

Kubernetes - Why Bother?

August 20, 2020

Cloud Native Factories: Lessons From The Fast Lane

July 8, 2020

Turning to the Cloud in Times of Uncertainty

June 4, 2020

Latency 2019 Highlights

Dec 9, 2019