Welcome to 0800-DEVOPS, a newsletter digest of interesting ideas from the world of DevOps, technical practices and increased productivity! We talked with Sasha Rosenbaum about her involvement in DevOps community, her experiences during large transformations and favorite mistakes she has made along the way.
Kelsey Hightower is a Staff Developer Advocate at Google, co-chair of KubeCon, the largest Kubernetes conference, and the author of the very first “here’s how you install Kubernetes on your laptop and play with it” post.
In reality, Kelsey needs absolutely no introduction in the cloud native world. I’m always amazed at how open and approachable this guy is! I managed to grab some of his time and here are some parts of what turned out the be one of the most interesting conversations I had on cloud native topic.
The 2019 was a great year for DevOps and cloud native world. Let’s see what we can expect from DevOps in enterprise organizations in 2020.
DevOps is all about collaboration, maximizing value for end users and removing bottlenecks. Sasha shares that the biggest lesson she has learned is that blindly deferring to people based on their experience and seniority isn’t a good idea. With a corollary that we must stay humble as we progress in our careers.
Last week we had an opportunity to host our friend Andrea Tomasini and discuss ORGANIC agility. One of the key things Andrea mentioned is that an organization should behave differently depending on the maturity of the market in which it operates. On the left-hand side of the hump, the organization is in the “sell-to-make” mode – it first has to sell the product (the idea!) to the customers in order to come in the position to actually produce it! On the right-hand side of the hump, the organization is in the “make-to-sell” mode – the product is known, there is nothing new to discover, the organization needs to build the product as efficiently as possible and sell it with the best margin it can get.
DevOps is all about collaboration, maximizing value for end users and removing bottlenecks. As Emily says, “we humans have reached a point in our evolution at which technology is evolving faster than our brains”. In effect, we have made ourselves the next bottleneck to be resolved.
An Interview with Graeme Rocher, Project Lead of Grails and Micronaut, about Micronaut features and what we can expect from Micronaut in the future.
It is a coach’s job to ask good questions in order to better understand the situation and provoke the coachee’s creative thought process in order to get him to a potential solution.
How do you coach people through coaching conversations and how do you control the structure and content of these types of conversations?
State of DevOps Report promotes Community of Practice as a healthy organizational practice. Community of Practice is an informal group of peers gathered around a common topic that is of interest to everyone. Take a look at our experiences in applying this practice at CROZ.
The key to retaining full control over your system is observability which is just a fancy word for gaining better visibility into your system.
An interview with Julius Volz, co-founder of Prometheus, an open source monitoring tool ideal for cloud environments and microservice architecture.