How do we measure devotion?

I was talking recently over email with a hiring manager. Jamie (not his real name) wanted to hire me, but was set against consulting. While that by itself is understandable, he seemed to equate it with devotion. This troubled me. Here’s the quote below. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. While …

Marching towards continuous deployment

If you’re like a lot of small dev teams & startups, you’ve dreamed of jumping on the continuous deployment train, but still aren’t quite there. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. You’ve got your code in some sort of repository. Now what? As it turns out the concepts aren’t terribly complicated. …

5 essential tools for Redshift DBA’s

Like every other startup, you’ve built everything on AWS or are moving there quickly. So it makes sense & is an easy win to build your analytics & bigdata engine on AWS too. Enter Redshift to the rescue. Unlike the old days of Oracle where you had career DBAs to handle your data & hold …