It’s been awhile since I’ve written, and much has changed. I thought it was time to lay down some updates. Since my last post, I’ve made some big career decisions.
In Part 1, we talked a bit about this DevOps thing and why people won’t stop talking about it. In Part 2, we’ll talk about the areas where you can change your IT focus today to help benefit from DevOps. A classic mistake is to focus primarily on the tools associated with successful DevOps shops. It’s… More DevOps in Straight English – Part 2 of 2
“DevOps”. If you’re like me, you may be suffering a bit of buzzword fatigue, especially relating to how this word is used (or misused) within the IT community. But for those of us who have been a part of the community for awhile, it holds deeper meaning than the oft repeated platitude of “Software Developers and Sysadmins working… More DevOps in Straight English – Part 1 of 2 – Enter the Buzzword
A few short months ago, I was managing an operations team at another firm. There had been a sea change in executive leadership over the summer, and the DevOps transformation that I’d helped to kick off was quickly being unraveled by the sorts of executive shenanigans that can ensue when a C level departs and… More Incepting DevOps at Red Hat