What tools & tech are devops engineers using today

via GIPHY I just stumbled upon Graham King’s blog, and I’m liking his writing. He wrote an excellent piece a developer goes to a DevOps conference. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. I’ve been to plenty of Unix & operations type conferences over the years, so topics don’t surprise me. But …

How do we make domain decisions when coding software?

via GIPHY I stumbled on an interesting discussion over at hacker news about when you have to make a decision in code outside of your domain of expertise. This is a super interesting topic to me. As the world is more and more powered by computers and algorithms, this seemingly obscure philisophical corner of computing …

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 …

30 questions to ask a serverless fanboy

Everyone is hot under the collar again. So-called serverless or no-ops services are popping up everywhere allowing you to deploy “just code” into the cloud. Not only won’t you have to login to a server, you won’t even have to know they’re there. As your code is called, but cloud events such a file upload, …

Why the Android ecosystem is broken

Six months ago I got this crazy idea. Why not leave the mothership? Give up on iPhone and try Android. This is what being tech-agnostic is about, I thought––not being wedded to a single platform. Besides, the iPhone’s digital keypad just wasn’t working for me. I got a monthly Boost Mobile plan, which uses Sprint. Service was …