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Adventures in DevOps is a weekly podcast about everything DevOps

Adventures in DevOps is a weekly podcast about everything DevOps
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Adventures in DevOps is a weekly podcast about everything DevOps

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DevOps 010: What Makes a 10x Engineer

9/17/2019
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Episode Summary On this week's Adventures in DevOps, Chuck talks about the recent Twitter thread about 10x engineers. He goes through each of the points in the tweet and talks about each of them in turn. There are only two points he sort of agrees with, and believes the rest to be absolute garbage. One of the issues with this tweet is that it doesn’t define what a 10x engineer is. Defining a 10x engineer is difficult because it is also impossible to measure a truly average engineer because...

Duration:00:57:25

DevOps 009: Learning DevOps

9/10/2019
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Episode Summary In this episode of the Adventures in DevOps podcast, the panelists talk about getting started with DevOps and learning its principles and technologies. Lee and Scott mention that they share a similar journey, initially starting as system administrators and working their way into DevOps. Nell says that she was a Ruby and .NET developer before learning cloud technologies such as Heroku, Chef, and Docker. To someone with a programming background wanting to get into DevOps, Lee...

Duration:00:47:20

DevOps 008: Disaster Recovery

9/3/2019
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Sponsors iPhreaks - Devchat.tvThe Dev Rev - Devchat.tvReact Round Up - Devchat.tvCacheFly Panel Episode Summary Coming to you live this time from the studio is a brand new episode of the Adventures in DevOps podcast! Regular panelists Nell Shamrell-Harrington, Principal Engineer at Chef Software, and Scott Nixon, Principal Consultant at Cloud Mechanics, discuss one of the most significant aspects of any given software environment - disaster recovery, what is it and what to do when the...

Duration:00:47:12

DevOps 007: Monitoring in a Technical Environment

8/27/2019
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Sponsors CacheFly Panel Episode Summary In this episode of the Adventures in DevOps podcast, panelists Nell Shamrell-Harrington and Scott Nixon talk about monitoring in the software world. They start the discussion by talking about the difference between monitoring and alerting. They discuss how logging comes into picture in monitoring, two main types of logs - structured and unstructured, log management in the DevOps environment, information storage, parsing logs and log aggregation....

Duration:00:53:13

DevOps 006: All Things Cloud with Bob Quillin

8/20/2019
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Sponsors CacheFly Panel Joined by special guest: Bob Quillin Episode Summary This episode of the Adventures in DevOps podcast is joined by Bob Quillin, Vice President - Oracle Cloud Developer Relations, based in Austin, Texas. He manages a team of developer advocates working on cloud native solutions. He explains what developer advocacy means in terms of the work they do at Oracle and elaborates on the term 'second generation cloud'. He then talks about how feature compatibility works...

Duration:00:52:22

DevOps 005: Chef Explained

8/13/2019
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Sponsors CacheFly Panel Episode Summary This episode of the Adventures in DevOps podcast is all about Chef. Nell Shamrell-Harrington - Principal Engineer at Chef Software is interviewed by panelist Lee Whalen starting with what Chef is and what it is used for. Nell describes how Chef works with containers, Chef Habitat and how it fits into the overall DevOps culture. Lee asks if it can be used to manage systems with push-pull based configuration management as well. Nell shares how Chef...

Duration:00:32:47

DevOps 002: Castigated by Containers

8/6/2019
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Panel Nell Shamrel-Harrington Lee Waylin Scott Nixon Episode Summary The panelists introduce themselves. Nell is a principal engineer at Chef, Lee runs the DevOps consulting team Fuzzy Logic Systems, and Scott runs Cloud Mechanics consulting. The topic of today’s podcast is containers. They begin by defining what a container is, with each sharing their own definition. Containers aren’t really new, they’re just a hot topic because companies like Docker made them easier to use and has...

Duration:00:47:32

DevOps 001: What is DevOps?

8/6/2019
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Sponsors CacheFly Panel Episode Summary Welcome to the first episode of the Adventures in DevOps podcast! The panelists Nell Shamrell-Harrington - Principal Engineer at Chef Software, Lee Whalen - Principal Engineer and President at Fuzzy Logic Tech, and Scott Nixon - Founder at Cloud Mechanics, kickstart the show by introducing themselves and their work. They begin the discussion by attempting to answer the fundamental question - What really is DevOps? They discuss at length the...

Duration:00:39:23

DevOps 004: Blameless culture and Reliability with Ashar Rizqi

8/6/2019
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Panel Charles Max Wood Scott Nixon Lee Whalen Joined by Special Guest: Ashar Rizqi Summary Ashar Rizqi, co-founder and CEO of Blameless, Inc., shares his approach to taking an unreliable system and making it reliable. The panel discusses the importance of maintaining a blameless culture. Ashar explains what an error budget is and principles to use when creating an error budget. The panel considers the benefits of using an error budget. What to measure and how to measure for reliability...

Duration:01:06:12

DevOps 003: The Tool Chain Crisis with Priyanka Sharma

8/6/2019
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Panel Charles Max Wood Lee Whalen Scott Nixon Joined by Special Guest: Priyanka Sharma Summary Priyanka Sharma gives an intro to the tool chain crisis; the panel shares their perspective on the crisis and where they see this problem. The panel considers how to solve this problem and Priyanka outlines a solution. She gives examples of how to start the data modeling process she believes will help solve this crisis along with suggesting guard rails for developers. The panel discusses this...

Duration:01:19:00