DevOps'ish

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153: The week before KubeCon, KubeKhan is back, PodCTL, Microsoft making moves, GitOps, AWS Savings Plans, OpenTitan, Vitess, and more

Note: DevOps’ish will no longer publish an RSS feed. It’s a business decision at this point. Please subscribe via e-mail. Subscribers seem to be the only metric potential sponsors care about. This change should ensure the long term viability of DevOps’ish. Are you ready for KubeCon? I’m not, but I hope to be by end of day Friday. There are a number of events every night (see Events section). If your calendar isn’t booked and you’re looking for something to do, several sponsors are hosting things across San Diego. Read more →

DevOps’ish 153 Notes

Every week I comb through 1000s of articles that get curated down to about 100 URLs eligible to be in DevOps'ish. Those URLs land in a notes file that end up being source material for the newsletter. Being in that group of ~100 links is an achievement and should be lauded. In the immortal words of former US Vice President Joe Biden, "This is a big fscking deal." 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 →

152: UNIX: A History and a Memoir, systemd ~, JEDI, Jaeger, Fitbit, DKIM, Ansible Operators, Quarkus, Img, Podman, Contour, and More

I actually crossed things off my list this week. The little wins should be celebrated along with the big ones. There is something very therapeutic about erasing a line on a whiteboard or checking a box. That’s not celebration enough though. Make sure if you are doing complicated work that you take a moment to celebrate when it all comes together. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with feeling good about yourself. Read more →

DevOps’ish 152 Notes

Every week I comb through 1000s of articles that get curated down to about 100 URLs eligible to be in DevOps'ish. Those URLs land in a notes file that end up being source material for the newsletter. Being in that group of ~100 links is an achievement and should be lauded. In the immortal words of former US Vice President Joe Biden, "This is a big fscking deal." 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 →

151: DevOpsDays Detroit 2019, WeWork woes worsen, AWS should pay OSS devs, Women At Ernst & Young, Tim Cook, Equifax used ‘admin’ as username, & more

Our vacation in Yosemite National Park was amazing. Thanks for sticking around. I jumped out of PTO into DevOpsDays Detroit 2019. It was a great event! My report is linked below. Other news, is that I’m gearing up for Max’s birthday, a potential nerve stimulator, and KubeCon. If you haven’t gotten your tickets and travel for KubeCon sorted yet, do so sooner rather than later (KubeCon discount code below). Happy DevOps’ing out there this week, y’all! Read more →

DevOps’ish 151 Notes

Every week I comb through 1000s of articles that get curated down to about 100 URLs eligible to be in DevOps'ish. Those URLs land in a notes file that end up being source material for the newsletter. Being in that group of ~100 links is an achievement and should be lauded. In the immortal words of former US Vice President Joe Biden, "This is a big fscking deal." 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 →

150: Vacation Mode

The Short family is on vacation. I appreciate you subscribing, reading, and sharing this newsletter. Thank you to those that encouraged me to take some time off. Events All Day DevOps, Live Online November 6, 2019 (24 hours) From your desktop, laptop, or mobile device Free Registration On November 6th, we will be supporting the live online All Day DevOps conference. This is a 24 hour event with 5 simultaneous tracks, delivering 125+ sessions in 38 time zones. Read more →

149: Ahh-Me or Ay-Em-Eye, Don’t stop learning, GitOps, open is better, iTerm2 vuln, Ansible Operators, and More

This week’s introduction is brought to you by Corey Quinn. Send complaints Corey’s way: What’s made of comfy ring-spun cotton, available in your size and shape, AND guaranteed to start a flame war with your AWS pals? The 2019 Last Week in AWS Charity T-Shirt! This year’s shirts come in two flavors — one for each pronunciation of the acronym for Amazon Machine Images. Are you an Ahh-Me or an Ay-Em-Eye? Read more →

DevOps’ish 149 Notes

Every week I comb through 1000s of articles that get curated down to about 100 URLs eligible to be in DevOps'ish. Those URLs land in a notes file that end up being source material for the newsletter. Being in that group of ~100 links is an achievement and should be lauded. In the immortal words of former US Vice President Joe Biden, "This is a big fscking deal." 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 →

148: SysAdvent signup, Corey Quinn isn’t irrelevant, testing in prod, Kubernetes Controllers, VMware Tanzu, and more

The ever-shifting sands of newsletter writing, these are the days of our DevOps’ish… There are no paying sponsors this week. It’s not a problem but, it is a little discouraging. The best part about being a disabled veteran is that I have a funding source for this newsletter until I decide to stop. But, this newsletter does take a significant amount of effort, time, and energy. It’s nice to be compensated for that. Read more →