…@ foodfight is an interesting and informative Way of Kings aficionado Brandon Burton about a new deep systems podcast called Real Talk by James Golick and , who want to talk about things concrete, not like that BS.oriented DevOps podcast you may enjoy if that's the sort of thing you enjoy, which you probably do. From which I learned from fellow
I'd love to see the: The idea we live in a simulation isn't …
…DevOps for some IT organizations is the shift toward configuration as code. In this context, DevOps borrows from the fact that as developers code applications with business logic, the infrastructure can be coded via configuration logic or directives." (, "Cool Vendors in DevOps, ," Ronni Colville, Jonah Kowall, Colin Fletcher, Jim Duggan, April 2013)
IBM recently announced the acquisition of UrbanCode Inc, which complements 's position …
At, we think this ought to be compelling for Chef users for two reasons:
Approachable Continuous Delivery - If you'd rather spare yourself the trouble of stitching together a devops toolchain consisting of source control, integraton, build servers, configuration …
…patterns are crazy," adds Scott VanDenPlas , of DevOps. "One send through every channel hits 60 million people - and that's just the first and second layer of folks who hear about it."
Traditionally, political campaigns have outsourced their operations, which often led to a communications gap between campaign operations and the tech teams. Theteam decided against this approach early on. Instead, they chose to bring …
Well, I hope some of you stick around despite the demise of Google Reader. Personally, I've been quite happy with running Vienna on the the last few years.
Transitioning to LittleChef - An evolution of configuration management at .
5 things keeping DevOps from playing well with others ( - Yeah, I'm needing to turn some of my copious spare time towards DevOps. , and Patterns)
My next 2 months is going to be jam packed with conferences and travel!
Monitorama , March 28-29 2013 . I'm looking forward to slowing down and listening at Monitorama, which has a tremendous line up of speakers. I'll be keen to hear what others think of the work …
@ dysinger : WELCOME TO DEVOPS ADVENTURE! YOU ARE STANDING INSIDE AWS. NEARBY IS AN ANGRY . THERE ARE SOME SSH KEYS ON THE GROUND.
~@levie : Well cloud computing was fun while it lasted; now we can just store all our data in DNA strands.
@ mtnygard : Debates about "Tech X > tech T" aren't religious wars. They're also economic wars.
@ alfonsol : I do not believe your per load number of socks requires scalability.
…If I was at a sysadmin conference, I would talk about testing systems infrastructure. If I was at a DevOps conference, I would talk about encoding & communicating business processes in your monitoring.
Practice, practice, practice
Know the timing of your talk. Work out what the average time you should spend on each slide. I generally rehearse each talk at least 3-5 times before I give it the first time, and will revise and rehearse at least 1-2 times on subsequent presentations.
…running the company, he transformed it into a culture that sounds strikingly similar to the ideas of DevOps. He managed to make everyone feel responsible for delivering a great product and for everyone to be enabled to take charge should something go wrong.
All that is based on the premise of trust. Trust that when someone speaks up, they will be taken seriously.
Three Habits of Failure
If you look at the examples above, some patterns come up. There are companies outside of our field that …
§ russolsen :
Did you know that when cats are frustrated they talk about how hard it is to herd developers?
§ Tim Dysinger :
WELCOME TO DEVOPS ADVENTURE! YOU ARE STANDING INSIDE AWS. NEARBY IS AN ANGRY. THERE ARE SOME SSH KEYS ON THE GROUND.
§ Scott McMillan :
Eskimos have over 1,000 words to describe the misconceptions foreigners have about their language and culture.
§ @ blowmage :
: "Ruby is a DSL for turning cargo culting into podcasts"