I used to hate to-do list. It did not matter if it was on paper, software, or in my Inbox. Admittedly the Inbox was by far the worst choice, but I have a long standing troublesome relationship with email, which … Read the rest
Why DevOps is all about the Tools
After reading The Most Important SaaS Metric Nobody Talks About: Time-to-Value (‘TtV’) I’ve been thinking about this idea of TtV some more.
The more I contemplate the ideas in that post, the more … Read the rest
I’ve worked in operations for a long time. I’ve enjoyed working with very smart and technically gifted individuals. They have largely been Engineers of systems, networks, and databases. They dive deep on their specific knowledge domains and perform magic. Engineers … Read the rest
DevOps culture is much talked about. There are a many who believe that an organization must embrace DevOps from the top down in order to reap benefits. While I believe that this would be ideal, it’s also a bit all … Read the rest
I’ve been thinking about “work”. The word itself has a lot of meaning. For some there is importance, fulfillment, challenge. For others it carries less positive attributes such as obligation, tedium, dread.
I myself am fairly ambivalent and depending on … Read the rest
I’ve been considering starting a new project. Part of this will require a microservice REST API. I tend to be pretty language agnostic and tend to favor using the best tool for the job. That got me thinking that I … Read the rest