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Are You Drinking Your Own DevOps Kool-Aid? I am starting to get annoyed with the direction of all the DevOps discussions that fly across my Twitter feed each day. News Flash! Culture change is nothing new in the enterprise. Check out my latest rant at the virtulaizationpractice where I discuss how we over emphasize culture and don’t focus enough on business problems when discussing DevOps. ... (more)

Podcast: Talking DevOps with Gene Kim By @MadGreek65 | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Talking DevOps with Gene Kim Our guest on the podcast this week is Gene Kim, DevOps expert and author of The Phoenix Project. We get a sneak peek into Gene’s latest project, the DevOps Cookbook. By studying over 14,000 IT professionals, he observed that high-performing organizations are 2.5 times more likely than their peers to exceed profitability, market share, and productivity goals. We discuss how leaders can bring together Development, Test, IT Operations, and Information Security to maximize organizational learning, increase employee satisfaction, and win in the marketplace... (more)

Industrial Internet of Things: What is Old is New Again By @MadGreek65 | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Episode #10 - Industrial IoT: What is Old is New Again Our guest on the podcast this week is David Houghton, Director at Bright Wolf. We discuss the evolutions of connected technologies leading to the Internet of Things (IoT). Industrial use cases are transforming operational efficiency, remote monitoring asset tracking, preventative maintenance, and safety and regulation benefits. Listen in to learn how IoT extends beyond commercial use cases. Check out this episode! Mike Kavis Joins @ThingsExpo New York Faculty Extreme Internet of Things Games To many people, IoT is a buzzwor... (more)

Everyone Is Excited About #Containers | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps #Microservices]

Episode #17 - Why Everyone is Excited About Containers Our guest on the podcast this week is Jon Baier, container expert and Senior Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss why containers have risen in popularity and what advantages they bring to cloud computing. Platforms, like Docker and Kubernetes, maximize resource usage, and increase flexibility for development teams. Listen in to learn how containers will continue to gain support and which companies are leading the charge. Check out this episode! Software Is Eating the World Download slides ▸ Here Companie... (more)

Smart Monitoring at Yahoo | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #ML #Microservices

Our guest on the podcast this week is Preeti Somal, VP of Engineering at Yahoo. We discuss the cloud challenges that come with supporting over a billion consumers per day at Yahoo. One way the Yahoo team simplifies this is through automation and smarter monitoring. Yahoo also leverages open source projects such as Hadoop and OpenStack, which helps onboard employees through their many mergers and acquisitions. Check out this episode! ... (more)