VIDEO – Introduction to Chat, custom Slack bots, and ChatOps for DevOps

The videos from the recent Chilliwack.Tech/Next event have been posted, including Richard’s presentation on ChatOps. It’s very fast paced due to the 30 minute time limit for each technology demo. The Chilliwack.Tech/Next event was held at the Black Box Theatre at the University of the Fraser Valley Chilliwack campus on Saturday November 17, 2018. Attendees experience an action-packed…


Presentation: DevOps Deployment Management using Chatbots

Richard will be giving a 30-minute presentation on combining DevOps and ChatOps at‘s /Next event on coming Saturday, November 17th.  Other topics include: Building an Internet-Connected Doorbell Applying Machine Learning to Geospatial Applications Building a Predictive Analytics Service with Azure Machine Learning Studio (apparently this is super powerful – I look forward to this…


DevOps Journey Part 5 – Production Infrastructure

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series DevOps Journey

We have talked about specific types of pain: things breaking in the production environment that didn’t in the development environment, which we called “Works for me;” taking too long to get features out the door, which we solve with continuous improvement / continuous development; and the pain of not having a staging environment in which…