If you’d like to talk to me about writing for your upcoming project please send me a DM on Twitter (@ChrisShort) or e-mail. Thanks! Ansible Automation for SysAdmins: A quickstart guide to Ansible The Ansible Automation for SysAdmins guide is a primer to help you get started using Ansible to give you a better understanding of the capabilities and show you how to automate everyday sysadmin tasks. [Read More]

All Things Open 2017: DevOps

I had the opportunity to participate in All Things Open this week. It was quite an experience. 3300+ people who are all part of the open source software community all in one place is truly moving. Even better they let me take a mic on one of the main stages to give a modified version of my DevOps talk. I can’t thank the crew enough for the opportunity. [Read More]


After DevOpsDays Raleigh 2017 I was going to dinner with friends. Along the way the topic of what’s up next came up. I mentioned I had a talk coming up at All Things Open but had no idea what I was going to discuss. We began batting ideas around and came up with a few good ones. One that we latched on to was creating a curated list of things to read to level up your DevOps skills and knowledge. [Read More]