The AWS bill heard around the world

Update I joined Rob Hirschfeld on the The 2030 Cloud where we discussed some additional behind the scenes investigatory work that went on by a nameless Amazon Web Services (AWS) employee. Scene It was a bright, Saturday morning, July 4, 2020. I had just gotten Max all situated with breakfast and cartoons (Mighty Mike, if you’re curious). Julie was sleeping in like she usually does on every day I have off....

July 26, 2020 · 10 min · Chris Short

Live streaming on OpenShift.tv and some lessons learned

This post intends to share what I’ve been up to the past couple of months. Also, what it’s like to be live streaming on OpenShift.tv. We’ve been in a startup mode for over two months now. We’ve been on air for a almost two months. I’ve learned so much. I want to share some lessons learned along the way. new Twitch.Embed("twitch-embed", { width: 854, height: 480, channel: "redhatopenshift", parent: ["...

June 24, 2020 · 5 min · Chris Short

Talking Operators with Rob Zehicle on L8ist Sh9y Podcast

L8ist Sh9y Podcast · Chris Short from Red Hat talks Operators and Kubernetes On May 2nd, I joined my friends over at L8ist Sh9y Podcast as Rob Zehicle was trying to wrap his mind around Kubernetes Operators. I’ve created the transcript so folks can read it if they desire. Enter your email I consent to receiving your weekly newsletter, DevOps'ish SUBSCRIBE   Rob Zehicle: Hello everybody and welcome to another episode of the Latest Shiny....

June 15, 2020 · 31 min · Chris Short

Things no one tells you when you start a newsletter

There were a lot of reasons I started writing a newsletter back in 2016. Having worked at a few organizations whose business was sending millions of emails a day, one thing is for sure: Mail is hard and not for the faint of heart. Using a service that handles mail delivery is step one, in my opinion. After that, I figured a newsletter is, “sending an email every week....

March 24, 2020 · 6 min · Chris Short

Kubernetes Illustrated Children's Guide

There are a lot of ways to get started with Kubernetes. But, I’ve long said there are two paths to getting started with Kubernetes: maintaining Kubernetes or consuming Kubernetes. They’re distinctly different but, you have to understand consuming Kubernetes before maintaining Kubernetes, in my opinion. Either way, as surprising as it may sound, I feel like these illustrated children’s guides are a good step towards understanding Kubernetes. From the original The Illustrated Children’s Guide to Kubernetes blog post:...

January 26, 2020 · 2 min · Chris Short