At what point are we going to admit that, like mainframes and COBOL, while history is worth remembering it might not be worth memorializing. Change is a constant in life that we cannot deny. Humanity wouldn’t be roaming the earth and stars if it weren’t for evolution, which at its base is change. Throughout history there have been points in time in which one side said, “no more” and the other said, “status quo”. Much like those in your organization that resist change because, “We’ve always done it this way.” You and your allies must say, “no more” for the betterment of yourself, your team, and your organization. Cast off the past, remember it but do not grip on to it for dear life. Do this to not only improve things around you but to advance civilization as a whole.
GoCD: Visualize and Model Complex CD Workflows
GoCD supports continuous delivery out of the box with its built-in pipelines, advanced traceability and value stream visualization. With GoCD, you can easily model, orchestrate and visualize complex workflows from end to end. GoCD supports modern infrastructure and cloud deployments.
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What’s the Difference Between DevOps and SRE? Liz Fong-Jones and Seth Fargo put the DevOps vs. SRE debate to bed once and for all. One team, one fight.
A Counterintuitive Way to Increase Diversity in Tech: Inclusive hiring is an incomplete solution
23,000 HTTPS certificates axed after CEO emails private keys: Flap that goes public renews troubling questions about issuance of certificates.
Five Things I Did to Change a Team’s Culture by zwischenzugs
Tackling the most important issue in a DevOps transformation: When you’re moving to DevOps, is your biggest concern technology, process, or culture? (Clue: it’s not the first two.)
Join Gremlin’s New Community: Tutorials, Talks, Slack & Meetups
On Securing the Kubernetes Dashboard by Joe Beda of Heptio
GitHub Survived the Biggest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded: 1.35 terabits per second of traffic. This isn’t the 90s, folks. Firewall your systems for God’s sake!
February 28th DDoS Incident Report: “On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 GitHub.com was unavailable from 17:21 to 17:26 UTC and intermittently unavailable from 17:26 to 17:30 UTC due to a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.”
Dropbox saved $75M by dumping the cloud, but your company won’t: Dropbox saved money by building custom storage infrastructure, but before you get too cozy with those servers, consider this: You’re not Dropbox.
Docker has a business plan headache: Docker is the container technology of choice, but that doesn’t translate into Docker the successful business.
How to build a business case for DevOps transformation: Support the need for a DevOps transformation by focusing on the business benefits, not the technology.
Sonatype Makes Nexus Firewall Available to 10 Million Developers: I’m all for good security tools being more widely available. 👏👏👏, Sonatype!
How-To: Deploy web applications on Kubernetes with Heptio Contour and Let’s Encrypt: This post is a technical how-to that walks you through deploying a web application securely on a Kubernetes Cluster using HTTPS.
How to make your first upstream Kubernetes contribution: Find an issue, submit a pull request, and make your first upstream contribution to Kubernetes with this simple advice.
How to manage your workstation configuration with Ansible: In the first article in this series, learn the basics of setting up configuration management for your laptops and desktops.
bettercap/bettercap: The state of the art network attack and monitoring framework.
zricethezav/gitleaks: Searches full repo history for secrets and keys 🔑
enocom/gopher-reading-list: A curated selection of blog posts on Go
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I'm Chris Short, 20+ veteran of the IT industry and 11 year veteran of the US Air Force. I help people and companies embrace DevOps practices and tools through writing and public speaking. I am a staunch advocate for transparency and open source solutions to problems.