DevOps in the Enterprise

The role of IT in DevOps

Top DevOps Links – Week 50

The last 6 weeks have been very busy and a lot has happened in the meantime. A lot of change in the job, a lot of development in DevOps. Regardless, it is hard to keep track of what is going on in DevOps even without some “external” disruptions. Enough whining. Let’s get back to business…. Read more

Top DevOps Links – Week 43

After about 18 hours of flights, missed connections and other unpleasant events with a well know German airline I arrived at the final destination for me and about 5000 close friends. Barcelona, Spain, will be Microsoft capital for most of next week. The company hosts it major technology events TechEd for IT professionals and developers… Read more

Top DevOps Links – Week 42

We're already in week 42, can you believe it. End of next week a huge trek of MIcrosofties heads out to Barcelona, Spain, for TechEd. Should be very, very exciting, specifically for DevOps interested people. Check out an earlier post Now, let's do the links. As always, I am very interested in your favorite DevOps… Read more

Broad Support for Docker in Windows Server and on Microsoft Azure announced

Today’s announcement of a deep collaborations between Docker Inc. and Microsoft is additional evidence that Microsoft is very serious about supporting IT organization’s decisions to rely on multi-vendor and multi-platform operations models. With containerization becoming more and more relevant  and with Docker being one of the most advanced technologies in this area, a collaboration for… Read more

L as in Linux Love

TechEd 2014 in Barcelona starts in a couple of weeks. More than ever you will find Linux focused or related sessions at the event. Acknowledging the fact that many of our enterprise customers demand the support for mixed environments in Microsoft Azure and on-premises, the teams use events like TechEd to share technical details about… Read more

Top DevOps Links – Week 41

Posting my favorites a day early – at least. Try to stay offline this Friday and get some work done around the house. Physical work. I mean, the real deal. Hammer and nail, paint and brush and all… As always, I am very interested in your favorite DevOps link(s) of this week. Please share them… Read more

Top DevOps Links – Week 40

Starting this week I am going to share my top 10 or so links of the past week. All links will have a DevOps context of sorts. I may take the liberty and add my opinion and commentary to some to foster a conversation or spur controversy. Let’s find out and see how it works… Read more

SDN or Software Defined Networking – Intro to What, Why, How

Software Defined This, Software Defined That. We live in a time where our world is largely defined by software. At least in the so called developed world. Software’s everywhere. There’s obvious places like apps on our Smartphones or the PC or MacBook and there are (way more) hidden ones. Hidden to most people that are… Read more

#TalkDevOps at TechEd

  “TechEd Europe is the Microsoft premier technology conference for IT Professionals and Enterprise Developers, providing the technical education, product evaluation, and community resources to plan, architect, deploy, manage and secure a connected enterprise.” This is how the portal presents TechEd, the major Microsoft event for all professionals in IT. Regardless whether you are a… Read more

Culture Debt – Watch your Balance

Culture is a key term in the context of DevOps. And then it feels like it is sometimes one of the most overlooked. When we talk about DevOps we usually refer to People, Process, and Products or the Three Musketeers of DevOps how I like to call them. Culture spans at least the first two,… Read more