Chris Short’s ansible.com blog posts are available here: https://www.ansible.com/blog/author/chris-short
To achieve their goals, race teams don’t think from start to finish; they flip the table to look at the race from the end goal to the beginning. They set a goal, a stretch goal, and then work backward from that goal to determine how to get there. Work is delegated to team members to push toward the objectives that will get the team to the desired outcome.
Check out the 2018 DevOps dirty dozen—the 12 most popular articles from the year.
Keep your browser from leaking your data with these privacy-focused tools.
Many of the armed forces’ colorful euphemisms are equally at home in DevOps.
It’s important to keep up with trends in this fast-paced world of technology.
As container adoption increases, security automation will become a critical element of every organization’s workflow.
Top DevOps recruiter Ken Middleton offers insight on how to attract and hire the best candidates.
Container Security is quickly becoming a segment ripe for standardization and simplification. Given the recent explosive growth of Kubernetes and the creation of new container runtimes in the past year, this should not come as a surprise.
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These inspiring technology leaders are creating positive change and making a difference in the industry every day.
2017 was a great year for containers, but the future is grim for the company that made them popular. See what happened to Docker last year and what’s in store for 2018.
Regardless of how you decide to begin, it’s time to start learning Kubernetes.
Getting started with Kubernetes might seem a bit daunting at first. Fortunately, this collection of guides, tips, and advice will help out.
Culture change can be driven from the top down or the bottom up, but one is more effective than the other.
Whether you’re building up your DevOps team or just starting your organization’s digital transformation, these resources will help guide the way.
Announcing Dear DevOps and a focus on the intersection of open source and the DevOps community
After seeing how Go helps test certificate chains, you might just be a Gopher too! Read about the benefits, then check out the open source code on GitHub.
Good engineers become great engineers when they follow these rules.
How does a SysAdmin transition to DevOps engineer in under a year? These types of questions aren’t easy, so let’s dive right in.
Find out about a use case that created a need for testing certificate chains, appropriate web server security settings, and the Go code used for testing.
The Dark Side doesn’t just exist in Star Wars. In this post, we take a look at a rarely-visited side of the DevOps world — no breathing apparatus needed.
Failing fast isn’t unique to DevOps but it’s an incredibly important strategy. Practicing failures and mitigating resulting issues is a standard function of DevOps teams.
jq is a lightweight and flexible command-line JSON processor. Yeah, I know..another third-party tool. However, it is well worth it.
According to Chris Short, the business will not believe in DevOps unless DevOps believes in the business. DevOps must empathize with the business.
It’s about time we show NTP some love. This handy protocol has been around for quite a long while and is essential for synchronizing clocks across your network.
Google Fiber is no longer expanding its installation in the 10 markets they service.
For the quick and dirty requirement to add specific (and intelligent) users, Chris Short believes that this Ansible role is a good approach.
Chris Short explains how to find a balance between good work and adequate time spent in order to successfully reduce costs.