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
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
I’ve worked in operations for a long time. I’ve enjoyed working with very smart and technically gifted individuals. They have largely been Engineers of systems, networks, and databases. They dive deep on their specific knowledge domains and perform magic. Engineers … Read the rest
DevOps culture is much talked about. There are a many who believe that an organization must embrace DevOps from the top down in order to reap benefits. While I believe that this would be ideal, it’s also a bit all … Read the rest
There is so much hype around DevOps. Personally, I’ve been doing it for a long time without knowing it. Then there was a name for it and I was pleased. I could now articulate what I do a little more … Read the rest
the value of docker …
logstash and kibana for adhoc log analysis
In the past I’ve pulled various logs into elasticsearch for some quick searching through large logs and to get a clean timeline across multiple servers. I had planned on building this into a … Read the rest
A little while ago I did some testing on the performance of different scripting language and summarized my findings as performance of different scripting languages: shell v. perl v. python v. ruby.
Well, I got some questions about versions … Read the rest