DevOps'ish

Cloud Native, DevOps, GitOps, Open Source, industry news, culture, and the ‘ish between.

DevOps’ish 246 Notes

Every week I comb through 1000s of articles that get curated down to somewhere between 60 to 100 URLs eligible for DevOps'ish. Those URLs land in this notes file that ends up being source material for the newsletter. Being in that group of links is an achievement of its own and should be lauded. It's a shame when I have to choose between having too many links or someone's special thing getting featured in the newsletter. Read more →

DevOps’ish 246: A little terrorism, The Case of the Recursive Resolvers, Knative asks to join CNCF, Karpenter, and more

AWS re:Invent was this week. I put a whole section in the notes this week for y’all all about AWS re:Invent. There were a lot of cool announcements this week. There was a scenario was I was going to be there. But, family was getting COVID-19 vaccines the Sunday before, I had doctor’s appointments, and it wasn’t meant to be. Thank the Maker I didn’t end up going. This week has been a nightmare, wrapped in worry, with a big dose of impostor syndrome on top, and I caught a cold too. Read more →

DevOps’ish 245 Notes

Every week I comb through 1000s of articles that get curated down to somewhere between 60 to 100 URLs eligible for DevOps'ish. Those URLs land in this notes file that ends up being source material for the newsletter. Being in that group of links is an achievement of its own and should be lauded. It's a shame when I have to choose between having too many links or someone's special thing getting featured in the newsletter. Read more →

DevOps’ish 245: Please do not attempt to simplify this code, Rust Mod Team, feedback, attackers don’t bother brute-forcing long passwords, GitOps, kube-scheduler-simulator, and more

“PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SIMPLIFY THIS CODE. KEEP THE SPACE SHUTTLE FLYING.”: This almost 2000 lines of code that make up the persistent volume controller was one of the most popular social media posts this week: 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 // ================================================================== // PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SIMPLIFY THIS CODE. // KEEP THE SPACE SHUTTLE FLYING. Read more →

DevOps’ish 244 Notes

Every week I comb through 1000s of articles that get curated down to somewhere between 60 to 100 URLs eligible for DevOps'ish. Those URLs land in this notes file that ends up being source material for the newsletter. Being in that group of links is an achievement of its own and should be lauded. It's a shame when I have to choose between having too many links or someone's special thing getting featured in the newsletter. Read more →

DevOps’ish 244: Milestones, K8s Contributor Celebration, Cassidy Williams, Cloud Native Hackathon, Activision Blizzard CEO, GitOps, Fulcio, tools galore, and more

Editor’s note: Times are hard for a lot of folks right now. Take your time. Your emotions are valid. Process them. Managers should give their people some grace over the coming days. Reader’s in pain, I am with you. This week has been a week of milestones. 1) My daughter turned 21. Yes, I feel old. 2) Julie and I are celebrating ten years of marriage this weekend in Traverse City, Michigan. Read more →

DevOps’ish 243 Notes

Every week I comb through 1000s of articles that get curated down to somewhere between 60 to 100 URLs eligible for DevOps'ish. Those URLs land in this notes file that ends up being source material for the newsletter. Being in that group of links is an achievement of its own and should be lauded. It's a shame when I have to choose between having too many links or someone's special thing getting featured in the newsletter. Read more →

DevOps’ish 243: Bellwethers, changes at Red Hat, Kubernetes 2021 Steering Committee Election Results, Monstrosity Email, Bitbucket’s move to AWS is complete, and more

bellwether — noun — a person or thing that shows the existence or direction of a trend; index. I want to introduce a metric I use to evaluate potential employers. I have bellwethers. People that I respect and whose work interests me. I use them to gauge my potential for success at a company. I keep a mental list of folks and where they’re working. In some cases, when I start to evaluate a specific employer, I check how long they’ve been there and often ask folks who have been there a long time how to succeed. Read more →

DevOps’ish 242 Notes

Every week I comb through 1000s of articles that get curated down to somewhere between 60 to 100 URLs eligible for DevOps'ish. Those URLs land in this notes file that ends up being source material for the newsletter. Being in that group of links is an achievement of its own and should be lauded. It's a shame when I have to choose between having too many links or someone's special thing getting featured in the newsletter. Read more →