DevOps Culture: Building Confidence in Delivery

Delivering software as rapidly as your technology and business will allow should be the main goal of any organized engineering team. Each organization, project and team must define what the cadence of delivery will be. Regardless of the frequency of your deployments, it’s the responsibility of your DevOps team to provide the guidance and technology Read more…

DevOps on AWS Radio: AWS in Action – Michael and Andreas Wittig (Episode 18)

In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich cover recent DevOps on AWS news along with a discussion with Michael and Andreas Wittig who are the authors of the best selling book, Amazon Web Services in Action.  Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News State of DevOps Report has been released Configure Cross-Account Read more…

DevOps Culture: Self-Service-as-a-Service

Everything these days is a blah-blah-as-a-service, and your development lifecycle should be no different. When you provide a well working and documented services that your team can use to provision resources and introduce change in a controlled way; you will enable your teams to innovate and focus on building value for your customers. How do Read more…

Nomad and Consul

A HashiCorp Nomad cluster is blazingly fast and stable. The simplicity of its singular purpose makes for extremely fast container and process scheduling, as well as cluster convergence events.  Using the Raft consensus protocol, Nomad is great for running microservices and batch jobs.  This blog post will describe deploying a Nomad cluster on AWS with Read more…

DevOps Culture: An Automation-First Mentality

Automation is one of the key principles of a strong DevOps culture because it has such a high return on investment. How can you be confident in your software unless you’ve had a real person validate it? We continue the DevOps Culture series with discussing how automation takes your team’s confidence beyond the commit and Read more…

DevOps on AWS Radio: Continuous Delivery at Netflix – Adam Jordens (Episode 16)

In this episode, Paul Duvall covers recent DevOps on AWS news and interviews Adam Jordens, an engineer on the Delivery Platform Team at Netflix.  Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News AWS Limit monitor – AWS Answers  Keeping your Secrets Secret – AWS Secrets Manager and AWS CloudFormation to Automate Secrets Management Socket.io chat app Read more…

DevOps on AWS Radio: Big Data – Robert Murphy (Episode 15)

In this episode, Paul Duvall and Brian Jakovich cover recent DevOps on AWS news along with a discussion with Robert Murphy, who is a Senior DevOps Automation Engineer at Stelligent. Here are the show notes: DevOps on AWS News Validating AWS CloudFormation templates with cfn_nag and mu Serverless CloudFormation Linting in AWS CodePipeline Custom rule Read more…

Continuous Delivery for Microservices on EC2 with mu

If you want to get into microservices, but aren’t ready to take the container plunge, you can deploy mu projects directly to AWS EC2 instances.  Using mu’s EC2 mode, you can leverage the benefits of microservices without containerization, and speed up development feedback loops. Read more…