Locking down cloud systems from disgruntled engineers

I worked at a customer last year, on a short term assignment. A brilliant engineer had built their infrastructure, automated deployments, and managed all the systems. Sadly despite all the sleepless nights, and dedication, they hadn’t managed to build up good report with management. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. I’ve …

Why Healthcare.gov desperately needs techops

Join 15,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. 1. Tech-what? A quick education Techops is operational excellence. It’s the handoff when code is complete. These are the folks who are up at 2am when a website is down. They manage servers, keep the pipes clean, and the hackers out. They also help plan …