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Red Hat® Summit Virtual Experience: Open House - Building Kubernetes Operators with Ansible

Date: 2020-07-15
Source: Summit Lab - Building Kubernetes Operators with Ansible

The Ansible Operator SDK makes it easier to deploy and manage Kubernetes applications with native Ansible support. This workshop will take you into the operator-sdk and teach you how to build and manage Ansible Operators for Kubernetes.

JFrog SwampUP 2020 - Lesson Learned From Cloud Migrations: Planning is Everything

Date: 2020-06-24
Source: Lesson Learned From Cloud Migrations: Planning is Everything
YouTube: Lesson Learned From Cloud Migrations: Planning is Everything - Chris Short Download: MP4

“Migrating to the cloud saves money!” “Not running your own infrastructure reduces your bottom line!” “Lift and shift is a legitimate first step towards moving to the cloud!” These are all potential pitfalls if you’re not careful. Proper planning prevents piss poor performance. Using a real chaotic cloud migration as a guide, we’ll walk through the pitfalls of cloud migrations and how to avoid them and the terrifying vendor lock-in (when it makes sense).

Short Talks: A Conversation with Kelsey Hightower - OpenShift Commons Briefing

Date: 2019-12-18
Source: Short Talks: A Conversation with Kelsey Hightower - OpenShift Commons Briefing
Download: MP3 | M4A

DevOps is Not War

Date: 2019-10-23
Event: DevOpsDays Detroit 2019
Slides: DevOps is Not War - DevOpsDays Detroit 2019
Blog post: DevOpsDays Detroit 2019 Trip Report

DevOps is Not War

Date: 2019-10-01
Event: Event: DevOpsDays Raleigh 2019
Slides: DevOps is Not War - DevOpsDays Raleigh 2019
YouTube: DevOps is Not War - Chris Short
Download: MP4
Blog post: DevOpsDays Raleigh 2019 Trip Report

The Dark Side of DevOps

Date: 2019-06-19
Event: JFrog swampUP 2019
Slides: The Dark Side of DevOps
YouTube: The Dark Side of DevOps - Chris Short - swampUP 2019
Download: MP4

How to Teach Old Apps New Tricks with Ansible-based Operators (Parts 1 & 2)

Date: 2019-05-08
Event: Red Hat Summit 2019
Slides: How to Teach Old Apps New Tricks with Ansible-based Operators (Parts 1 & 2)
Blog Post: How to Teach Old Apps New Tricks with Ansible-based Operators (Parts 1 & 2)

Ansible and Red Hat Management - better…stronger…faster

Date: 2018-11-14
Event: Ansible Automates: Tampa
Video: Ansible and Red Hat Management - better…stronger…faster

I also participated in the Ansible Q&A Panel at the end of this event.

All Day DevOps 2018: DevOps is Not War

Date: 2018-10-17
Event: All Day DevOps 2018
Slides: All Day DevOps - DevOps is Not a War
Video: All Day DevOps 2018 - DevOps is Not a War

DevOpsDays Columbus 2018: Kubernetes Cron Jobs

Date: 2018-09-19
Event: DevOpsDays Columbus 2018
Slides: DevOpsDays Columbus 2018: Kubernetes Cron Jobs
YouTube: Chris Short Ignite - Kubernetes Cron Jobs: Dreams Really Do Come True

Grand Rapids RHUG - Using Ansible for DevOps

Date: 0219-09-12
Event: Grand Rapids RHUG Ansible, DevOps, and more!
Slides: Using Ansible for DevOps

Baltimore Go June Meeting - Go to the Rescue: Saving DevOps from TLS Turmoil

Date: 2018-06-05
Event: Baltimore Go June Meeting
Blog Post: Baltimore Go June Meeting - Go to the Rescue: Saving DevOps from TLS Turmoil

DevNationFederal 2018: DevOps is Not War

Date: 2018-06-05
Event: DevNationFederal
Blog Post: DevNationFederal 2018: DevOps is Not War
Video: DevNation Federal 2018 - DevOps is Not War

DevOpsDays Toronto 2018: What the Military Taught Me About DevOps

Date: 2018-05-30
Event: DevOpsDays Toronto 2018
Blog Post: DevOpsDays Toronto 2018: What the Military Taught Me About DevOps
Video: Chris Short - What the Military Taught Me about DevOps

ChefConf 2018: DevOps is Not War

Date: 2018-05-24
Event: ChefConf
Blog Post: ChefConf 2018: DevOps is Not War
YouTube: ChefConf 2018 Session: DevOps is Not a War

Date: 2018-04-20
Event: Detroit Kubernetes, Docker & all related things
Blog Post: Detroit Kubernetes: Kubernetes Cron Job

AWS Michigan: Heaven is Not a Cloud

Date: 2018-04-19
Event: AWS Michigan
Blog Post: AWS Michigan: Heaven is Not a Cloud
YouTube: AWS Michigan Meetup April 2018 - Heaven is Not a Cloud by Chris Short Download: MP4

DevOpsDays Atlanta 2018: DevOps is Not War

Date: 2018-04-18
Event: DevOpsDays Atlanta 2018
Blog Post: DevOpsDays Atlanta 2018: DevOps is Not War
YouTube: DevopsdaysATL2018 - Day 2

DevOpsDays Charlotte 2018 - Golang to the Rescue: Saving DevOps from TLS Turmoil

Date: 2018-02-22
Event: DevOpsDays Charlotte 2018
Blog Post: DevOpsDays Charlotte 2018 Ignite Talk on Golang
YouTube: Golang to the rescue: Saving DevOps from TLS turmoil

Open Source 101 Raleigh - Avoiding the DevOps pit of misery: Tips from the trenches

Date: 2018-02-17
Event: Open Source 101 Raleigh
Blog Post: Open Source 101 Raleigh 2018
Video: Avoiding the #DevOps pit of misery: Tips from the trenches with Jason Hibbets and Chris Short #opensource101

Orchestructure January 2018 Meetup - Go: Enabling DevOps To Go Faster

Date: 2018-01-31
Event: Orchestructure January 2018 Meetup
Blog Post: Orchestructure January 2018 Meetup
YouTube: Go: Enabling DevOps to Go Faster - Chris Short (January 2018)

DevOpsDays New York City 2018 - Golang to the Rescue: Saving DevOps from TLS Turmoil

Date: 2018-01-19
Event: DevOpsDays New York City 2018
Blog Post: DevOpsDays NYC 2018 Ignite Talk on Golang
YouTube: DevOpsDays NYC 2018 d2 07 IG Chris Short

All Things Open 2017: DevOps README.md

Date: October 24, 2017
Event: Lightning Talks - Hosted by opensource.com
Blog Post: All Things Open 2017: DevOps README.md
YouTube: DevOps README.md - Chris Short

DevOpsDays Raleigh 2017 Ignite Karoke (Part 2)

Date: September 8, 2017
Event: DevOpsDays Raleigh 2017
YouTube: DevOpsDays Raleigh 2017 Ignite Karoke (Part 2)

DevOpsDays Raleigh 2017: The Dark Side of DevOps

Date: September 8, 2017
Event: DevOpsDays Raleigh 2017
Blog Post: DevOpsDays Raleigh 2017: The Dark Side of DevOps
Video: DevOpsDays Raleigh 2017

DevOpsDays Detroit 2017: DevOps README.md

Date: September 27, 2017
Event: DevOpsDays Detroit 2017
Blog Post: DevOps README.md
YouTube: DevOpsDays Detroit 2017

GopherCon 2017 - Golang to the rescue: Saving DevOps from TLS turmoil

Date: July 12, 2017
Event: GopherCon 2017
Blog Post: GopherCon 2017 Lightning Talk Video

A Night of DevOps at Open Source South Carolina

Date: May 23, 2017
Event: Open Source South Carolina
Blog Post: A Night of DevOps at Open Source South Carolina

Triangle DevOps: What The Military Taught Me About DevOps

Date: November 30, 2016
Event: Triangle DevOps
Blog Post: What The Military Taught Me About DevOps

DevOpsDays Detroit 2016: What The Military Taught Me About DevOps

Date: October 12, 2016
Event: DevOpsDays Detroit 2016
Blog Post: What The Military Taught Me About DevOps


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