I’ve been married a long time. My wife, Teresa, and I managed to raise two kids into adulthood. Now we find ourselves on the verge of becoming empty-nesters, and one of our possible choices is getting rid of the nest.… Read the rest
Hi. I’m Matthias. I’m a middle-aged guy, and I have a daily affirmation. There. Glad that’s out. I also keep a journal, but I’ll save that for another post.
Personal or daily affirmations have become interesting to me. If you … Read the rest
I hate the news. Well, I don’t hate news, but I’ve stopped tracking news because I hate the way they are. Don’t get me wrong, I want to be informed, but that’s not what has been happening. There is a … Read the rest
Replacing the bootable SD card on a Cubietruck (and perhaps other ARM Linux boxes)
I used to love running. As a teenager, I would go for runs routinely. I wasn’t part of a team and didn’t compete. Running gave me a joy. It offered a strong sense of pushing myself. Generally that meant for … Read the rest
Ever since I updated my LinkedIn profile to include the term DevOps, I have been receiving a very steady flow of contact requests from recruiters as well as accompanying job offers. It seems like everybody is looking to hire DevOps … Read the rest
It just dawned on me that life’s to-dos are very much like my inbox. That may sound a little odd, but stay with me on this.
I used to hate to-do list. It did not matter if it was on paper, software, or in my Inbox. Admittedly the Inbox was by far the worst choice, but I have a long standing troublesome relationship with email, which … Read the rest
With all the hype around DevOps it’s easy to become enamoured. There are many success stories of companies driving tremendous innovation at a very fast pace. The so called unicorn companies such as Etsy and Netflix are great examples of … Read the rest
Why DevOps is all about the Tools
After reading The Most Important SaaS Metric Nobody Talks About: Time-to-Value (‘TtV’) I’ve been thinking about this idea of TtV some more.
The more I contemplate the ideas in that post, the more … Read the rest