I’m interviewed in a new book Devops Paradox

I had the good fortune to be interviewed earlier in the year by Viktor Farcic. I’m excited to see the book finally released. You can pickup your own copy of Devops Paradox here. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Our interview is pretty wide ranging, touching on aspects of database administration, …

Viktor Farcic Interview excerpts

via GIPHY I recently did an interview with Viktor Farcic all about operations, DBA & Devops. Here are some excerpts: What does Dev-Ops mean? Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Continuing where I left off, I’ve included a few more highlights below. Enjoy! 1. Can I use a tool to migrate …

What are the key aws skills and how do you interview for them?

via GIPHY Whether you’re striving for a new role as a Devops engineer, or a startup looking to hire one, you’ll need to be on the lookout for specific skills. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. I’ve been on both sides of the fence, at times interviewing candidates, and other times …

6 Devops interview questions

via GIPHY Devops is in serious demand these days. At every meetup or tech event I attend, I hear a recruiter or startup founder talking about it. It seems everyone wants to see benefits of talented operations brought to their business. Join 37,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. That said the skill …

How to interview an amazon database expert

via GIPHY Amazon releases a new database offering every other day. It sure isn’t easy to keep up. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Let’s say you’re hiring a devops & you want to suss out their database knowledge? Or you’re hiring a professional services firm or freelance consultant. Whatever the …

Top Amazon Lambda questions for hiring a serverless expert

via GIPHY If you’re looking to fill a job roll that says microservices or find an expert that knows all about serverless computing, you’ll want to have a battery of questions to ask them. Join 33,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. For technical interviews, I like to focus on concepts & the …

Cloud DBA and Management Interview

What does a cloud computing expert need to know? This is the last of a three part guide to interviewing for a cloud operations position. You can find them here – part one Operations Interview and part two Deployment Interview. Here’s my guide to do just that. 1. Database administration experience Although in some shops …

Cloud Operations Interview

What does a cloud computing expert need to know? How do you hire a cloud computing expert? Competition for operations & DBAs is fierce, so you’ll want to know how to find the best. If you’re a systems administrator or ops guy, you may want to prepare for an interview for such a position. Meanwhile, …

Oracle DBA Interview Questions

Oracle Database Administrator or often called DBAs are an indispensable part of your operations team. They manage the systems that house all your business data, your customers, products, transactions and all that analytical data on what customers are actually doing. If you’ve ever been on the hunt, you may wonder, why the shortage of DBAs? …

MySQL DBA Interview Questions

One of the more popular articles on our site according to Google is the Oracle DBA Interview Questions article we did a few years ago. So with that in mind, we’ve put together a similar article for MySQL DBA Interviews. 1. Explain two ways that MySQL Replication can get out of sync. What are the …