Will Button works with early stage startups to build fast, scalable, cost-efficient applications as they grow. He also runs the YouTube channel DevOps for Developers where he shares his insights on building DevOps skills for developers and aspiring DevOps engineers.
May 18th, 2022 | 51 mins 21 secs
May 12th, 2022 | 1 hr 5 mins
How do you align engineering outcomes to business goals? On the show, Hersh Tapadia, Adam Dahlgren from Allstacks talk about value stream intelligence and how you can generate guiding insights for product stakeholders across engineering projects and tools so you can shape better outcomes and deliver stronger value.
In this episode…
“Metrics are just table stakes”
Metrics vs feelings driven management
How to evolve the conversation from data collection to value creation
Understanding the why behind the work to retain engineers
The “dining table problem”
How do engineering teams respond to this approach?
May 4th, 2022 | 1 hr 10 mins
Enjoy this philosophical conversation around building code more responsibly and how ethics and accountability is to be integrated into the DevOps industry. Eric Tank joins the show and shares his perspective on how to “develop for deprecation”. Building a code that is documented, tested, monitored, and deployed is important, but can you easily pass it off to someone else, or be able to walk away from the code it entirely? Johnathan joins by saying that “software is never done until it’s deleted.” They finish the discussion referencing apprenticeship models and how accountability in this way could parallel other industries.
April 28th, 2022 | 47 mins 27 secs
Have you considered the significance of infrastructure as code and its importance in the industry? Will, Jillian, and Jonathan deep dive into this topic, plus discuss Amazon CDK and current frameworks and tools for the best workflows.
April 21st, 2022 | 45 mins 19 secs
Jillian, Jonathan, and Will break down the process of building a DevOps team. They address the breadth of skills from writing skills to provisioning cloud and server resources. They also dive into organizing human and other resources to successfully build and grow a DevOps team.
April 7th, 2022 | 44 mins 5 secs
Everyone and their mother is talking about Kubernetes, but there’s something you need to know. In this episode, the gang talks about the TRUTH around Kubernetes for most scenarios.
March 17th, 2022 | 43 mins 13 secs
Is your dev ops title “hip”? What does it mean? Does it matter? In this episode, the gang discusses the fundamental differences between dev ops positions based on “hipness”, as well as if it actually matters in today’s world.
March 10th, 2022 | 34 mins 53 secs
Will needs some developer therapy, and maybe you do, too. In this episode, Will talks about reconfig issues he’s having with a client, and his loyal compadres help him find the light at the end of the tunnel. It may NOT include Airflow, though. Sorry, Jillian.
March 3rd, 2022 | 58 mins 14 secs
Ready to add another tool to your toolkit? In this episode, the squad sits down with AWS connoisseur, Stephen Kuenzli. They lay out how to make integrating IAM a breeze, the EXCITING future of AWS, and why AWS hasn’t asked you this ONE question that, frankly, you should have asked already.
“Even if you think you know AWS one Day 1, it’s changed on Day 2. It’s important to simplify how you access these resources.”
- Stephen Kuenzli
In This Episode:
1) How AWS makes integrating IAM a breeze (with some really cool encryption tricks!)
2) Why AWS hasn’t asked you this ONE important question (and why you should!)
3) The BEST resource libraries to keep you feeling confident and in control (even if you’re new to AWS)
4) What the exciting future of AWS looks like for 2022 and beyond
February 17th, 2022 | 58 mins 9 secs
Ready to pull the plug and go server-less? Hold your horses. In this episode, the DevOps fellows sit down with Allen Helton, a developer knows all about server-less ops. They discuss the biggest pros and cons for going server-less, why you HAVE to start with the big “A” to keep everything neat, and the NUMBER ONE mistake developers make when trying server-less for the first time.
February 10th, 2022 | 41 mins 16 secs
We’re not calling you a dummy, but you might be one if you don’t listen to this episode. This time around, the gang discusses the do’s and don’ts of choosing CI/CD tools, including how to safety migrate between them, why super-specialized tools are getting extremely popular this year, and the ONE component that makes or breaks a tool.
February 3rd, 2022 | 58 mins 23 secs
Love the nomad lifestyle but not sure how to pull it off? You’re in luck! In this episode, the panelists discuss their personal experiences working (and sometimes living) remote. They cover how to generate leads and book clients consistently, why the “multiplier effect” is HUGE for making your new ideas lucrative, and the ONE reason you don’t need revolutionary ideas to find success.