What makes a highly valued docker expert?

via GIPHY What exactly do we need to know about to manage docker effectively? What are the main pain points? Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. The basics aren’t tough. You need to know the anatomy of a Dockerfile, and how to setup a docker-compose.yml to ease the headache of docker …

Is there a serious skills shortage around devops space?

via GIPHY As devops adoption picks up pace, the signs are everywhere. Infrastructure as code once a backwater concept, and a hoped for ideal, has become an essential to many startups. Why might that be? Join 37,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. My theory is that devops enables the business in a …

What’s the *real* way to deploy on Google Cloud?

via GIPHY I was talking to a customer recently and they asked about deployments. They wanted to do things the real way. Here’s a snippet… I’m helping out a company called Blue Marble and they are getting ready to deploy a new POS system. The app has been built using a Node.js back-end and Google …

How I use Terraform & Composer to automate wordpress on aws

How I setup wordpress to deploy automatically on aws You want to make your wordpress site bulletproof? No server outage worries? Want to make it faster & more reliable. And also host on cheaper components? I was after all these gains & also wanted to kick the tires on some of Amazon’s latest devops offerings. …

Deploy wordpress on aws by first decoupling assets

You want to make your wordpress site bulletproof? No server outage worries? Want to make it faster & more reliable. And also host on cheaper components? I was after all these gains & also wanted to kick the tires on some of Amazon’s latest devops offerings. So I plotted a way forward to completely automate …