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2021

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #546 - 13th June 2021

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Asset management and tips for moving into information security, as well reducing cloud network transfer costs and tips for Prometheus, JVM and PostgreSQL use...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #545 - 6th June 2021

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Health on-call culture, usable monitoring dashboards, AWS security boundaries, technical posts on ProtoBuf performance, container build toolchains and more.

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #544 - 30th May 2021

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The growing cost of cloud services, on-demand staging environments, defining SLOs in code, data sharing and several other topics this week across the devops ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #543 - 23rd May 2021

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Several posts this week on Kubernetes operations, from debugging running pods to scheduling and from migrating to Kubernetes at scale to service mesh complex...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #540 - 2nd May 2021

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Cost efficiency, runbooks, using games to build teams, logging services, secrets management and more. Lots of core operations topics this week. Plus the retu...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #539 - 25th April 2021

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It feels like we’re at the time of year where interesting events are starting to crop up. DevX Conf and Failover Conf mentioned below coming up this week def...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #538 - 18th April 2021

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Several good technology and tools posts this week, including on SQLite, Vault, Spring Boot, Cloud Run, Cosign, Telepresence, open policy agent, containerd an...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #537 - 11th April 2021

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A few specific, practical posts this week on container image tags and getting started with CINC Auditor. Plus discussion of the relevance of operating system...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #535 - 28th March 2021

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Operations and compliance, a few posts on helping to justify investment, and see the results of, improvements to your CI and CD pipelines, collected Kubernet...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #534 - 21st March 2021

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I was lucky enough to be around the nascent devops community early on, hence the long running nature of this newsletter. Another ever-present has been the St...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #532 - 7th March 2021

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Some great longer reads this week on cloud migration, architecture and security engineering teams working more closely with development organisations. Plus s...

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2020

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #510 - 4th October 2020

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Lots of higher level content this week, from service registries to open source compliance policies and dealing with least privilege to attribute based access...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #505 - 30th August 2020

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Some good content on how we think about operations this week, with posts on legacy IT systems, problems with platform teams, SRE in different types of organi...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #504 - 23th August 2020

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Some solid ops content this week, on the changing role of operations, NAT networking, tagging cloud resources, logging, testing infrastructure as code, and m...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #503 - 16th August 2020

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I always like seeing what themes emerge from the week’s content. This week several posts on networking, query languages and the similarities and differences ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #502 - 9th August 2020

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Lots of interesting tools this week, include a new container runtime and a new Envoy-based service mesh. Also posts covering anti-patterns for digital transf...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #501 - 2nd August 2020

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Lots of high-level content this week. Digital transformation, building platforms for adoption, domain driven design, cloud centres of excellence. Plus seccom...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #500 - 26th July 2020

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I sent the first issue of Devops Weekly on the 30th of November 2010. I definitely didn’t think for a minute that nearly 10 years later I’d be sending the 50...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #498 - 12th July 2020

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A collection of networking posts this week, from load balancers to understanding Kubernetes networking to kernel networking. Plus posts on monitoring and con...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #497 - 5th July 2020

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A wide mix of posts this week, from academic papers, reference architectures for Serverless, embracing policy controls in the development process, chaos engi...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #496 - 28th June 2020

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This issue I’d like to welcome the new sponsor for Devops Weekly, env0. env0 are doing some interesting things with providing self-service environments for d...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #495 - 21st June 2020

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A wide range of content this week, from adopting continuous delivery at scale to different roles, several posts on automation around pull requests and discus...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #494 - 14th June 2020

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Lots of posts this week on common challenges for growing teams and organisations. Test speed, monorepo performance, strategy patterns, data platform migratio...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #493 - 7th June 2020

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Some very topical posts this week. Plus the more usual content; Intel/ARM performance comparisons, chaos engineering meets security and several interesting K...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #491 - 24th May 2020

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Build pipeline optimisation, serverless application design, using PostgreSQL for analysis, infrastructure as code and tried and trusted linux command line t...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #489 - 10th May 2020

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Posts this week covering the emergence of platform teams, journald, AWS and a writeup from a devops conference held on a virtual island populated by animals.

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #487 - 26th April 2020

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A broad range of ops topics this week, from the new (chaos engineering, cloud cost management) to the old (security, database operations, branch strategies).

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #485 - 12th April 2020

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A few good case studies this week, along with articles on project governance, understanding how third parties are using your Puppet modules, AWS container b...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #484 - 5th April 2020

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Cloud management tagging tips, deployment and serverless case studies, databases, an interesting attack matrix and several new Kubernetes management tools th...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #482 - 22nd March 2020

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Odd sending a technical newsletter at times like these, but on balance it’s nice to have something to read and new tools to experiment with. Several architec...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #480 - 8th March 2020

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CI pipeline optimisations, platforms and platform teams and posts and tools around using general purpose programming languages for authoring configuration. L...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #479 - 1st March 2020

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Several security posts this week following on from RSA, as well as posts on extending Kubernetes, using production analytics to ensure safe rollouts of compl...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #471 - 5th January 2020

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A new year and lots of posts on continuous delivery and operational resilience this week. If anyone has any 2020 prediction posts, or posts looking back on 2...

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2019

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #452 - 25th August 2019

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Product teams in operations, delving into the technical details of API gateways and linux capabilities, databases, DNS and new shells, Kubernetes build and d...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #451 - 18th August 2019

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Posts on policy, serverless architecture, the challenges of monitoring Python applications and several posts on tools for developing with Kubernetes this wee...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #450 - 11th August 2019

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Quite a few technical posts this week, with several on new developer or integration tools around Kubernetes. Alongside those we have content on learning, sha...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #449 - 4th August 2019

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A wide range of posts this week, on logging, robust systems, observations about recent security compromises, devops and machine learning, Kubernetes develope...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #446 - 14th July 2019

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A busy week so a relatively short issue today. Some detailed posts on scaling graphite and setting up a CI/CD pipeline for Helm charts and several posts on p...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #445 - 7th July 2019

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For some reason this issue is nearly all about monitoring. Lots of slides, videos and notes from the recent Monitorama event but also several blog posts look...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #444 - 30th June 2019

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Several posts this week on observability and monitoring, along with posts on configuration management, local development environments, threat modelling and m...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #443 - 23rd June 2019

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Interesting posts this week on what causes service outages, visualising cloud infrastructure, operational concerns with service mesh, how to think about serv...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #442 - 16th June 2019

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This week we have posts covering serverless operations, Kubernetes failure stories to learn from, discussions of how to make the argument for investing in te...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #441 - 9th June 2019

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Infrastructure as code, service level objectives, the importance of local development environments as well as new tools for exploring cloud-based infrastruct...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #440 - 2nd June 2019

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Starting off with several solid practical posts this week, with advice on adopting CI/CD, secure system design, and embracing sustainable operations practice...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #439 - 26th May 2019

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Some content this week from KubeCon and CloudNativeCon. But lots of content from outside the Kubernetes space as well with posts on the need for a new securi...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #438 - 19th May 2019

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It’s the week of KubeCon EU in Barcelona, if you happen to be heading along do say Hi. If not, I’ll try and collect as many links from the event as possible ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #437 - 12th May 2019

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A later than usual issue this week due to some travel shenanigans. But lots of content this week on everything from modern architecture patterns, securing da...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #436 - 5th May 2019

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Config management, continuous delivery, managing monorepos, integration testing, deployment strategies and incident management tools. Lots of interesting con...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #434 - 21st April 2019

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A bunch of experience reports this week, including around Fargate, Kubernetes, embracing production failure and envoy. Also a great series of posts on inform...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #433 - 14th April 2019

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A discussion of a method for managing on-call, common challenges adopting chaos engineering, advice for adopting new technology and practices and several goo...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #431 - 31st March 2019

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I think this is the first Devops Weekly issue to feature a choose your own adventure game. If you’ve ever been on call, or have teams going on call for the f...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #430 - 24th March 2019

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Configuration formats, data pipeline design, local development environments, getting started with serverless and several posts on managing multi-user Kuberne...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #428 - 10th March 2019

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Lots of tools this week, and only a few posts, plus a few slide decks from last weeks QCon event in London. I’ve spotted lots of conversations recently about...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #427 - 3rd March 2019

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Some good long reads this week, on everything from counter arguments to SRE practices, a few posts on successfully adopting devops and cloud practices in lar...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #419 - 6th January 2019

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Kicking off the new year with a matching set of posts for and against using monorepos for storing your source code. I always like seeing pros and cons discus...

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2018

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #406 - 7th October 2018

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Some good posts on the act of operations this week, from discussion of SRE to more details posts on service-level objectives, physical security and observabi...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #400 - 26th August 2018

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Serverless and data centre posts this week, along with discussions of the importance of software release processes, modern cloud forensic tools, configuratio...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #399 - 17th August 2018

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Everything from the challenges of running stateful workloads on Kubernetes to tools for managing Kafka, via the problem with healthchecks and discussion of I...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #396 - 29th July 2018

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A few posts this week this an academic flavour; a survey looking into continuous integration practices and a collection of papers and research around resilie...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #394 - 15th July 2018

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A fairly packed issue this week, with everything from moving back to monolithic applications, why tickets are the wrong way to manage IT operations, examples...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #393 - 8th July 2018

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Some great posts this week on important topics, including the economics of serverless, management in organisations adopting devops, and the importance and ri...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #392 - 1st July 2018

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Several security posts this week, along with a few Windows posts too. Plus how Devops and Cloud Native relate to each other, a look at Helm 3 and more.

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #391 - 24th June 2018

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A few good case studies of adopting modern infrastructure and devops practices this week, along with a couple of posts on the evolution of local development ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #390 - 17th June 2018

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A fair bit of Docker content this week, mainly with it being DockerCon rather than because I happen to work there hopefully. But some other good posts on the...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #389 - 10th June 2018

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A bit of a theme of practical container posts this week, with posts on Kubernetes as a cloud-migration strategy, tips for building Docker images and database...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #388 - 3rd June 2018

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Several service management posts this week, as well as some useful advice on securing all those automation management tools we’re adopting. Several good tech...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #387 - 27th May 2018

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A range of content this week on cost-reduction for Kubernetes clusters, devops influenced software development lifecycle, some devops history, testing server...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #386 - 20th May 2018

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Lots of practical posts this week on security, observability, tips for building Docker images, an interesting serverless experience report and the importance...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #385 - 13th May 2018

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The State of Devops survey is back for another year and I hope everyone can make some time to take it. The data, and resulting analysis, is of huge value to ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #384 - 6th May 2018

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Lots of tools links this week, including entire new programming languages and a new polyglot VM. It’s clear the evolution of the practice of operations is ha...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #383 - 29th April 2018

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I’ll be heading to KubeCon EU in Copenhagen next week and hopefully see a few readers there. I’ll try collect details on announcements and interesting talks ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #381 - 15th April 2018

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Some good posts on the basics this week, including continuous integration, technical debt and monitoring. Plus several posts on how Kubernetes integrates wit...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #380 - 8th April 2018

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Posts on several core practices of continuous delivery this week, from not branching to feature flags to how to manage database migrations. Also several post...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #379 - 1st April 2018

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Running the gamut of topics this week with some great posts on technical support, centralising traditional operations tasks, deployment tooling, the importan...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #378 - 25th March 2018

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Some posts this week on classic ops problems; like database migrations and runbooks - as well as some discussions of modern development workflows using conta...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #377 - 18th March 2018

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A range of posts this week, with everything from tips for choosing tools which which support teamwork to stories of successful network migrations and several...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #376 - 11th March 2018

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Lots of tools this week (for deployment, managing functions as a service and conducting an open source license audit), as well as a mix of posts on canary de...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #375 - 4th March 2018

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Application deployment, and building abstractions for developers managing applications, appears to be a theme at the moment - with several related posts this...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #371 - 4th February 2018

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A little late sending the newsletter this weekend as it’s the yearly visit to FOSDEM and Configuration Management in Brussels and Gent. Hopefully I’ll gather...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #367 - 7th January 2018

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One week into 2018 and we have the first big security issues with Spectre and Meltdown. A big shout out to the kernel engineers and others working to mitigat...

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2017

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #354 - 8th October 2017

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Several posts this week with content from workshops, classes and training sessions. I know just how much effort it takes to put together high-quality learnin...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #353 - 1st October 2017

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Documentation, application firewalls, container automation, platform as a service, securing email and more this week. Something of a smorgasbord. Just a note...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #348 - 27th August 2017

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Interesting post this week about why devops practices appear to be catching on in the real world, along with academic research into post-incident reviews and...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #347 - 20th August 2017

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Several good posts with real-world tips on operating microservices and containers this week, along with discussions of provisioning and deployment tools and ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #346 - 13th August 2017

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Some solid advanced topics this week, with in-depth articles on packaging, code repository organisation and observability, and a discussion of immutable infr...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #345 - 6th August 2017

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Several people at the moment are writing great posts codifying the process and techniques that have emerged over the past several years. This week we have gr...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #344 - 30th July 2017

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Posts about the future of operation, the changing role of team leads in organisations adopting devops and lots of technical posts about debugging performance...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #343 - 23rd July 2017

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Filesystems, change management, serverless and operations and lots of new container tooling to experiment with. Hopefully something for everyone this week.

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #342 - 16th July 2017

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A couple of posts from either end of the devops spectrum I feel this week. On one hand a detailed look at writing a business-focused business case for adopti...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #341 - 9th July 2017

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Everything from architectural patterns to Serverless, via linux tracing tools, thoughts about the future of linux distributions, a great reading list for man...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #340 - 2nd July 2017

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A fairly technology heavy issue this week, with discussion of tools to support on-call scheduling, load testing, Kubernetes management and interesting contai...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #339 - 25th June 2017

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Lots of container tools this week, along with a solid set of posts on everything from the advantages of on-call to a few stories of tuning a search index and...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #338 - 18th June 2017

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A bumper issue this week. After more than 6 years of sending Devops Weekly it’s still impressive to me just how much interesting content is published every w...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #337 - 11th June 2017

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Lots of differently presented posts this week, with a mix of rich diagrams, infographics, code examples and even illustrations to explain complex topics. Som...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #336 - 4th June 2017

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Two interesting posts this week on the art of cost control in cloud environments. This is particularly interesting coming from large organisations with lots ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #335 - 28th May 2017

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From big-picture views of containers and networking, to interesting new tools, views on the evils of feature branching and experience reports of using var...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #334 - 21st May 2017

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Lots of high-level posts this week, on trust in lean and devops, internal memos about digital transformation and the importance of asking why when it comes t...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #333 - 14th May 2017

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A packed issue this week with everything from security to software asset management and thoughts on testing to problems with how we monitor our systems. Hope...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #332 - 7th May 2017

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Lots of talk of multi-cloud and lock-in this week it seemed, although mainly coming from proponents of certain technologies. Some interesting architecture po...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #331 - 30th April 2017

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Lots of content around Serverless this week, mainly coming from the excellent ServerlessConf held last week in Austin. Along with that some good posts on dig...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #328 - 9th April 2017

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More operations content this week, with great posts on the importance of documentation, practical points about the four pillars of devops, what developers ca...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #327 - 2nd April 2017

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Whether you consider yourself to work in IT, Digital, software development, security or some other job flavour, the variety of organisations interested in an...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #326 - 26th March 2017

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Thanks to the organisers of Pipeline and Scale Summit this week, both small events I was lucky enough to attend in London. Both excellent events with a focus...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #325 - 19th March 2017

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A bunch of container and cloud related posts and tools this week, along with some tips for anyone involved with Devops transformation efforts or organising m...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #324 - 12th March 2017

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A bit of a theme around the use of cloud infrastructure this week, with several opinions on design considerations in light of outages, the use of serverless ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #318 - 29th January 2017

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It’s just about the end of January, which means it’s time for FOSDEM and Configuration Management Camp in Belgium. If anyone else is going to be along do say...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #315 - 8th January 2017

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A bit of a bumper issue this week if I do say so myself. Lots of individual blog posts, videos from the excellent LISA16 conference, some interesting new too...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #314 - 1st January 2017

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Happy new year everyone. A big thank you to all the people who read Devops Weekly, everyone who built or wrote something I included in the newsletter last ye...

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2016

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #302 - 9th October 2016

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Shameless plug. I’m giving a talk at the upcoming PuppetConf event in San Diego at the end of the month, all about Puppet testing practices. If you’re a Pupp...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #301 - 2nd October 2016

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A quick shout-out to all the people who send me links for the newsletter. Devops as a topic is very wide ranging and there is always more interesting content...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #296 - 28th August 2016

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I’ll be in Amsterdam next week for Software Circus - a conference on all things cloud native. The conference is now free too, so if you happen to be in the a...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #295 - 21st August 2016

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A slightly quiet issue this week as I’ve been on holiday. But still lots of great content on everything from packaging to highly-available database clusters ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #294 - 14th August 2016

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Everything from command line user interface design to platform-driven reorganisations and discussion of approaches to cloud adoption to talk of the benefits ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #293 - 7th August 2016

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As with most issues of the newsletter I’ve included a few links to new tools. I always appreciate it when along with the tool itself I find a blog post expla...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #291 - 24th July 2016

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A number of articles this week about devops in more traditional IT organisations. As time goes by It feels like devops is no-longer as strongly aligned with ...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #290 - 17th July 2016

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Hopefully something for everyone this week, or lots for people interested in everything. From serverless and function-as-a-service tools and discussions to t...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #289 - 10th July 2016

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A mixture of content on container and microservices, TLS, practical soft skills for developers and operators and 3 whole days of video from Monitorama. Hopef...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #288 - 3rd July 2016

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It was great to make it to Devops Enterprise Summit this last week in London. This newsletter focuses on blog posts, conference talks and tools - which propo...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #287 - 26th June 2016

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This issue might be a bit heavy on content from Velocity and DockerCon, but luckily both events were excellent and contained lots of great talks. Normal serv...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #286 - 19th June 2016

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Devops weekly is on US time for the next few issues as I’m out in Seattle for DockerCon and then onto Santa Clara for Velocity and Devops Days. If you’re aro...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #285 - 12th June 2016

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Monitoring is one of those recurring topics for Devops Weekly, so I’m hugely happy to see the new book The Art of Monitoring is now available. https://www.ar...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #284 - 5th June 2016

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The usual wide range of devops related content this week - distributed systems to remembering devops isn’t about change for it’s own sake, the meaning of ope...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #283 - 29th May 2016

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Serverlessconf kicked off a bunch of interesting conversations on the internet this week about the serverless architectural style. I just wanted to say thank...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #282 - 22nd May 2016

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Lots of interesting and varied tools this week, including novel or new approaches to well trod problems in the way of a new reverse proxy and load balancer i...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #281 - 15th May 2016

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Lots for those of us interested in the culture and organisational change side of devops this week. An excellent essay on sharing, an article on what CAP theo...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #280 - 8th May 2016

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A pretty wide range of content this week; from in depth posts about how syscalls work to tips on how to embrace a security-minded culture, and from container...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #278 - 24th April 2016

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Devopsdays London this week was a great event, in many ways it felt like Devopsdays Enterprise. The audience of people from banks, financial services as well...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #277 - 17th April 2016

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Several stories of running data storage technologies this week from the venerable MySQL to the cutting edge Kafka. Lots of hard earned wisdom in tales of how...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #276 - 10th April 2016

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A few posts this week reminded me about the power of screenshots, especially when talking about the internal tooling many organisations build when integratin...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #275 - 3rd April 2016

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A bit of a change this week, Devops Weekly has a new sponsor! After talking with several interesting companies over the past month I’m happy to announce Vict...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #274 - 27th March 2016

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This is the first issue of this newsletter to go to more than 20,000 subscribers. Which is pretty amazing if you ask me. Thanks to everyone who sends me inte...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #273 - 20th March 2016

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One of the interesting things for me over the last 5+ years of observing the devops community is their are always more related groups getting involved. The f...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #271 - 6th March 2016

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A pretty packed issue this week with some great longform pieces on deployment, metrics visualisation and the evolution of container management as well as int...

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2015

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #248 - 4th October 2015

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I’m flying out to Portland for PuppetConf next week. Anyone who’s going to be there do come and say Hi. AWS re:Invent is also next week so if anyone is atten...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #243 - 30th August 2015

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One of the interesting things with being around the devops community for a bunch of years is watching and listening as common practices and themes emerge. Se...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #242 - 23rd August 2015

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A whole mix of content this week with lots of tools and technical posts mixed with some interesting observations from reading postmortems, the start of a boo...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #241 - 16th August 2015

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A packed issue this week, with lots of news, events, jobs and tools - something for everyone hopefully. I’m also noticing that I’m starting to include more c...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #240 - 9th August 2015

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Results from one survey (The Monitoring Survey 2015) and a request to complete another one (Ethical Obligations in Internet Operations) this week. It’s great...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #239 - 2nd August 2015

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A fairly operations heavy issue with this, with discussions of software in production, monitoring, configuration management, system packaging and a few tools...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #238 - 26th July 2015

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With the Open Container Project, and now the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, it’s interesting to see a move towards shared ownership, and the potential fo...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #237 - 19th July 2015

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Back on UK time this week so lots more content this week, across the usual wide range of topics. I’ve definitely been including less tools recently I’ve noti...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #236 - 12th July 2015

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The Monitoring Survey 2015 closes at the end of this week. If you’ve not already taken it you should definitely head over to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/m...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #235 - 5th July 2015

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I’m really looking forward to the Operability conference (mentioned below) later in the year as it promises to mix new and emerging tech with talks about act...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #234 - 28th June 2015

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Apologies for the late arrival this week and the slightly abbreviated content. Travel and a bunch of other things caught up with me this week but hopefully t...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #233 - 21st June 2015

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With monitorama on this last week I have lots of monitoring content this week, including some interesting presentations, a few tools and a reminder to fill o...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #232 - 14th June 2015

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The issue next week will likely be a little later that usual as I’m out in SF for Dockercon. If anyone is going to be around let me know, would be good to me...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #231 - 7th June 2015

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Lots of good content this week on ITSM, security, containers, SSDs and more. Interesting thinking back to the early issues of this newsletter more than 4 yea...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #230 - 31st May 2015

2 minute read

A bit of a monitoring/performance/security feel this week - mainly due to Velocity conference this last week and partly as I’m heading to Infosecurity Europe...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #229 - 24th May 2015

2 minute read

One topic that comes up regularly in this newsletter, including in this issue, is testing infrastructure. I’m doing a bit of research so if you’re written an...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #228 - 17th May 2015

3 minute read

The first three posts this week are all about the broad impacts of the devops movement and adopting related practices. The community definitely keeps growing...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #227 - 10th May 2015

3 minute read

The first post this week is all about leadership, mentoring and team building - all hugely important aspects of embracing devops practices and culture. I’d l...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #226 - 3rd May 2015

2 minute read

Performance and monitoring, agile working practices, containers, configuration management, networks, security and compliance. Hopefully something for everyon...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #225 - 26th April 2015

2 minute read

A slightly shorter newsletter this week more to do with me being busy that anything else. If anyone was at Craft in Budapest or at the Open Source Data Centr...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #224 - 19th April 2015

3 minute read

One thing that has made putting together this newsletter relatively easy is just how open the community is, from Google publishing the Borg paper this week t...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #223 - 12th April 2015

3 minute read

A packed issue this week with a scattering of presentations, examples of people adopting systems like Mesos and CoreOS, discussion of the changing role of th...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #222 - 5th April 2015

4 minute read

A pretty packed issue this week, if there is a theme it would be balancing adopting new technologies against tried and trusted approaches: with a few practic...

DEVOPS WEEKLY ISSUE #221 - 29th March 2015

3 minute read

I was lucky enough to attend the latest Scale Summit event in London last week and had lots of good conversations about all things infrastructure. Thanks to ...

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