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I was a guest on Scriptrock’s podcast series. We discussed cloud security and DevOps. We even talked about my all time favorite album. Check it out here. ... (more)

How to Succeed with DevOps? | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices

Episode #30: How to Succeed with DevOps? Make Room for Experimentation Our guest on the podcast this week is Helen Beal, Head of DevOps at Ranger4 Limited. We discuss how successful DevOps transitions depend on culture, so to start companies must identify their current problem areas. Helen describes the most successful DevOps culture as a place where each individual has autonomy as part of the larger team and where experimentation is encouraged. Check out this episode! ... (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)

Big Data Processing | @CloudExpo #BigData #SDN #IoT #InternetOfThings

Our guest on the podcast this week is Jason Parsons, Senior Architect and Big Data expert at Cloud Technology Partners. We discuss the benefits of real-time, big data processing in the cloud and why some companies are hesitant to migrate from their traditional data centers. Jason explains why planning is key when moving from on-premise centers and why all companies should begin their cloud initiatives with a minimum viable product before going into full production. Check out this episode! ... (more)

Composability and Integration | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices

Episode #26: The Future of IT Is Composability and Integration Our guest on the podcast this week is JP Morgenthal, Global Solutions Executive at CSC. We discuss the architecture of microservices and how to overcome the challenge of making different tools work together. We learn about the importance of hiring engineers who can compose services into an integrated system. Check out this episode! ... (more)