Tag Archives: devops

devs vs devops engineers

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Words are important. I think it’s time we examined what we mean when we say “devs”. In my mind, there are two types of devs: A developer who creates the software for an application. A developer who creates the infrastructure … Continue reading

Tech news roundup week ending Nov 12, 2016

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This was a crazy week news-wise here in the US. I was very happy to have labwork to dive into, and I’ll be even happier when I can share some of the posts I’m writing for work. ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m also … Continue reading

Stop the “devops” madness, defeat cloudwashing, move the industry forward

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I’m trying to post weekly about things I’m doing as I come up to speed on Ceph. As I continue to develop training and come up to speed, one thing that is glaringly obvious (to me anyways) is the need … Continue reading

Austin DevOps Meetup – InfoChimps present Iron Fan

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I hate playing favorites, but I really think the Austin tech meetup I enjoy the most is the Austin DevOps meetup. It is super technical. The presenters are very real – no agenda to sell stuff. They just like explaining … Continue reading

How can we help speed the convergence of dev and ops?

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This is a post to try and draw some of my thoughts together – so criticism welcomed and encouraged. I could be completely off base with what I’m about to write…y’all keep me honest! ๐Ÿ™‚ In my new position at … Continue reading

How do you design training for Dev AND Ops?

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I’m about ten days into my new job. In the last ten days I’ve been to Sunnyvale to the Inktank offices, to San Francisco for VMworld parties and v0dgeball, and finally San Diego for Xen Summit and Cloud Open. I’ve … Continue reading

Meetups, devops, chef, and MOOCs!

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Last night I went to the Austin Devops meetup. Boyd Hemphill of Feedmagnet gave a really great overview of Chefย (more on that in a sec). It was hosted by the folks at Copperegg. The meetup was great – there were … Continue reading