Are pioneers & process people different breeds?

via GIPHY I was just reading Oliver Eidel’s blog. He had a great post, with some provocative ideas. Pioneers versus Process people. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Now since I love to play devils advocate, after reading this thought provoking article, I thought I would write a bit of my …

What does DEV OPS mean?

via GIPHY I was recently interviewed by Victor Farcic. He asked me a lot of interesting questions. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. One really struck me that I thought was important, about the whole devops movement. How do you define devops Viktor Farcic: Moving on to a more general subject, …

Opportunity a day – career risk at bay

Free Agent. Stress Test. Avoid Sameness As the globalization juggernaut rolls on, it continues to create more Detroits. Skills and perspectives quickly become obsolete. What to do in the face of such change? [quote]Small fires prevent the big burn[/quote] So there’s your quick answer. Get the book if you want more! Some related material: why …

The four-letter-word dividing Dev and Ops

What’s that word?  RISK Operations teams are tasked with stability and uptime. That means working against change, limiting or slowing it down where possible. Developers are tasked with features and delivering business solutions. For that an ORM layer seems appealing for example. It speeds up & simplifies coding. At the same time it eliminates database drudgery. For …