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WTF Is Quantum Computing? A 5-Minute Primer

Above is an actual quantum computer. Below we'll explain what you need to know about this new technology in 1,000 words.<p>We’ve recently been diving …

The Ops Identity Crisis

A big theme in the keynotes and conversation during Velocity Conf in NYC a few weeks ago was the role of ops in an "ops-less" and "server-less" …

Chaos Monkey for Fun and Profit

This article will pick up where Chaos Engineering 101 left off and cover a slightly more advanced principle of Chaos Engineering: <b>automating chaos</b> …

Is DevOps just a 're-branding' of ops?

Computing Interest in DevOps is intense, but have the roles and responsibilities, even within organisations that have adopted it, really changed?

Agile, DevOps, & US Fighter Pilots

<b>Russian PAK-50 – Now Considered the World’s Greatest Fighter Jet</b><p><b>“Agile” & “DevOps”; Two Sides of The Same type of Coin</b><p>In spite of the promotion of …

Project Management

Bad Things I’ve Wanted to Say About Lean and Agile

<b>Executives:</b> “Lean” and “Agile” won’t fix a broken vision. Instead, when done right, it will make it glaringly obvious because “garbage in, garbage …

Project Management

GitHub responds to letter regarding developers' concerns, says 'surprises' are coming

Remember that letter to GitHub — the one that took the company to task for not iterating fast enough? The company has issued a response, and promises fixes are coming.<p>The original letter addressed concerns from some community members who felt they weren’t being heard, and that GitHub wasn’t …

Do agile certifications mean anything?

How do CIOs know their IT talent has the skills, knowledge and experience to get the job done? Certifications can provide a valuable benchmark that …

Moore's law: Legendary computing rule is dying, thanks to smartphones

Moore’s law is the observation that, “over the history of computing hardware, the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit has doubled …

Comment on The difference between Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery by Kanthu

In CI developer is only worried about the build part the code and you no need to test the actual effective functionality of the new code.As you said …

sailor

Wannabe portable container system<p><b>WARNING</b> this project is still under heavy development, use it at your own risk and pull frequently!<p>sailor is based …

Linux

Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as new languages like Apple Swift start to make a splash.<p>Here …

Programming Languages

Structured logging with ELK - Part 1

Logging is great. We love logging. And particularly into ELK stack. We can throw JSON objects into ElasticSearch and then do anything ElasticSearch …

Structured logging with ELK - Part 2

Following on from Part 1, I'm going to talk about the importance of context, and some useful ways we've found of getting it into your logs. Then talk …

Databases

Why are we racing to DevOps?

Over the past three years, DevOps has gone from a little-known term to a buzzword on lips of everyone in the industry. Pioneered by so-called …

12 Fractured Apps

Over the years I’ve witnessed more and more people discover the 12 Fact0r App manifesto and start implementing many of the suggestions outlined …

Rspec tests on LogStash v1.5 and v1.5+

<i>Heimdall gazes east<br>A sail has caught his eye<br>He lifts his hand and sounds the horn<br>The undead army has arrived<br>(Amon Amarth – As Loke Falls)</i><p>Logstash 1.4 …

Introducing Arbiter: A Utility for Generating Oozie Workflows

At Etsy we have been using Apache Oozie for managing our production workflows on Hadoop for several years. We’ve even recently started using Oozie …

Databases

Magpie Talkshow Episode 8 - Beth Skurrie

<i>Ruby Inadequacy Edition</i><p>Posted on Dec 16 2015<p>In the second of two episodes released this week, I chat to Beth Skurrie.<p>Microservices have been a focus …

Learn to stop using shiny new things and love MySQL

Marty Weiner | Pinterest engineer, BlackOps<p>A good portion of the startups I meet and advise want to use the newest, hottest technology to build …

stevedore – Manage Dynamic Plugins for Python Applications

stevedore – Manage Dynamic Plugins for Python Applications¶<p>Python makes loading code dynamically easy, allowing you to configure and extend your …

Amazon Web Services clears fog with public cloud fee price list API

Biz reckons it wants to make flogging cloud less mistyCloud pusher AWS has released a price list API, in a bid to add a bit more transparency to the …

git-secrets

Prevents you from committing passwords and other sensitive information to a git repository.<p>Synopsis<p>Description<p>git-secrets scans commits, commit …

DevOps

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aws api gateway for fun and profit

At we’re currently in the process of reconfiguring our monitoring, logging and alerting setup.Obviously this is something near and dear to my heart. …

Day 9 - Leading change in organizations of all sizes

Written by: Aaron Nichols (@anichols)<br>Edited by: Michelle Carroll (@miiiiiche)<p>Some context<p>This post is about bringing change to an organization — …

Day 3 - Design Thinking

Written by: Ben Rockwood (@benr)<br>Edited by: Shaun Mouton (@sdmouton)<p>DevOps has many meanings and definitions, spoken and unspoken alike. I have …

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Linux Performance Analysis in 60,000 Milliseconds

You login to a Linux server with a performance issue: what do you check in the first minute?<br>At Netflix we have a massive EC2 Linux cloud, and …

Free HTTPS certs for all – Let's Encrypt opens doors to world+dog

And it's pretty easy to install via a command line<b>How-to</b> The Let's Encrypt project has opened to the public, allowing anyone to obtain free TLS …