Agile DevopsOct 5
If you work in development there is a good chance you have heard about Agile, there is a good chance you do not know what it is. Agile is a framework and methodology that emphasis short iterative planning and development cycles. Agile is the predecessor for DevOps and Scrum is a subset of Agile.
Random Knowledge - October 08, 2020Oct 5
It is easy to forget about all the events that have helped to get us where we are. On this day in 1996 (October 8, 1996), the US Postal Service issued a "Computer Technology" stamp to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ENIAC (Electonic Numerical Integrator and Computer).
Cloud, What is Next - PeopleSep 28
People are the heart of every company. They are not just the customers but the employees. What is the average retention for your employees, and then look at each category of employee how does that change? How much does it cost to replace them? If you figure your migration will take 1 year, and your retention rate is around a year.
Cloud, What is Next - App EvaluationSep 21
Do you know your WCAG Level? Have you even cared about it? This goes with does the ADA apply to the internet. Depending on what you read you will probably find a hard yes, maybe, and some no. It seems to be mostly on the maybe side. I know companies are being sued over it. Now with everything going on with COVID, it’s even more important.
Azure Bicep adding the adding muscle to ARMSep 17
If you have not heard, Azure is releasing a new way to manage resources. They have created a new Infrastructure as Code Language. The language is currently in alpha, this means that you can be guaranteed that there will be some breaking changes. However, for early adopters or people looking to play around on personal projects, this shouldn't be a show stopper
Choose a Cloud ProviderSep 14
The answer is not as straight forward as you would hope. One thing I would like to state upfront is that the cloud that people talk about is a buzzword. Its definition at its heart is someone else's computer. There are hundreds of services that make up this term "cloud". If you think about it the term "cloud" covers everything from infrastructure services like virtual machines to web-based services like GSuite.
Cloud, What is Next - Lost in the CloudSep 14
For some, the cloud almost has a mystic allure. People can think there is a magic wand and you wave it and it just works. There is no wand, and it’s easy to take some of what the cloud does for granted. One of the first things that come to mind is security. The cloud touts itself as being more secure, however, it should never be a question of if you will be hacked, or attempted, it is a question of when and how you will respond.
Cloud, What is Next - Process & PeopleSep 7
Transition to Agile DevOps, From IaaS to PaaS (at least), From Monolithic Applications to microservices, The transition from CapEx (Capital Expense) to OpEx (Operational Expense), Think Global The above list is a mix of tech and business. The first one, possibly the most important is more business than tech, Agile DevOps Methodology. It is listed first for a few reasons. The main reason is that it probably is the hardest. If you weren’t following the Agile Framework for software development, you might want to look into it.
Apparently Elon Music has been watching too much Johnny Mnemonic. For those of you unaware its a mid 90s movie where Keanu Reeves character is a smuggler, (IMDB). He smuggles data, and has an implant that is similar to the Neuralink that is being presented by Mr. Musk. The concept is intresting and has been around for a while if you think about it.
Cloud, What is NextSep 1
We will be looking into the cloud and if you weren’t thinking about these concepts during your migration should be something you start talking about. The topics that will be presented all deserve their own post, and will get one, this is just to get you to start thinking about where you are and what the migration means for you.