REDtalks #15 – Jason Hand on Getting started with ChatOps

Episode #15 brings us the topic of ChatOps. No, I'm not talking about late nights dialed into bulletin board chat groups on your 9600 bit/s modem! ChatOps is about cross team collaboration and information sharing. Who better to join me in this episode than the author of O'Reilly's "ChatOps - Managing Operations in Group Chat", … Continue reading REDtalks #15 – Jason Hand on Getting started with ChatOps

REDtalks #14 – Tom & David on the Principles & Practices of DevOps

Today I'm joined by Thomas McGonagle and Dr David Yates to discuss the principles and practices of DevOps. Thomas McGonagle is a Sales Engineer and DevOps evangelist at F5 Networks. Before joining F5, Thomas held positions at Cloudbees (maker of Jenkins) and Booz Allen Hamilton, in addition to running his own consulting business that heavily leveraged … Continue reading REDtalks #14 – Tom & David on the Principles & Practices of DevOps

REDtalks #08 – Hitesh on Imperative vs Declarative (and sandwiches)

Our very first REDtalks guest, Hitesh Patel, is back again to help us understand a fundamental architectural shift in how systems must change to support a Mode 2 methodology. In this episode we talk about levels of abstraction and how they effect automation processes. We discuss the operational overhead involved in supporting infinite deployment options versus adopting a service templating … Continue reading REDtalks #08 – Hitesh on Imperative vs Declarative (and sandwiches)

REDtalks #05 – Lori MacVittie on Sadness Driven Development (and other things)

REDtalks episode #05 brings us well known personality of the DevOps community,Lori MacVittie. Lori's been at this game from a few different angles including head-first in the code, as an award-winning writer, and being recognized by a number of "most influential women in tech" lists. So, take a break and hear from Lori about the … Continue reading REDtalks #05 – Lori MacVittie on Sadness Driven Development (and other things)

REDtalks #01 – Hitesh Patel on code sharing

Today brought us the first episode of REDtalks (Ranting Engineers on DevOps) – a video podcast by nerds, and for nerds. In this first installment I talk with F5 Solution Architect, Hitesh Patel, on the topic of 'code sharing'. Many believe that giving away code is for the open source projects. Hitesh explains how wrong … Continue reading REDtalks #01 – Hitesh Patel on code sharing