Presentation: DevOps Deployment Management using Chatbots

Richard will be giving a 30-minute presentation on combining DevOps and ChatOps at Chilliwack.tech‘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…

Helm – Sane App Management in Kubernetes

So you know all about Kubernetes and how it manages your containers, hosts your ingresses, mounts your volumes, schedules your jobs, feeds your dog and makes your coffee. You know that Kubernetes is for devops folks who don’t want to be woken up at 4 AM on Sunday to rebuild a failed server or to spend three…

DevOps Journey Part 3 – Staging Environment

We’ve talked already about two parts of the journey: “Works for me” and Continuous Improvement / Continuous Development (CI/CD). This time, we’ll talk about the importance of an effective staging environment in which to test a bunch of stuff before going into production. The main things we do in our staging environments are testing QA…

DevOps Journey Part 2 – CI/CD

In our client’s DevOps journey, we are shooting for an efficient, stable, and reactive development-to-production workflow in your infrastructure. Let’s talk about the Continuous Improvement/Continuous Development (CI/CD) phase along the journey! Failure IS an option! It’s in your best interest to fail and FAIL FAST. What? No, that’s not a confused marketing strategy to simply get…