Approaching Legacy Environment Management with DevOps

This is a guest post by Tim Driggers (@timdriggers) Moving to DevOps? Buyoff from the business? Teams bought in? Angels are singing, Unicorns are dancing, and the stars are aligning. You have no doubt already built a roadmap to your DevOps implementation; have projects lined up and are working on new team processes and interactions. … Continue reading Approaching Legacy Environment Management with DevOps

The Implications of Infrastructure as Code

This is a guest post by Stephen Nelson-Smith (@lordcope) Puppet, Chef, Fabric, Capistrano, Ruby, Python, Github, EC2, Heroku - the list goes on. These are just some of the disruptive forces that have revolutionised what it means to manage systems in the twenty first century. One of the most interesting and important trends to emerge … Continue reading The Implications of Infrastructure as Code

Devops: cleans and shines without harsh scratching

This is a guest post by Julian Simpson "The Build Doctor" (@builddoctor) Out of the frying pan Just as the .com boom turned to bust, I worked with a guy who had developed his own system for managing change: You backed any file youʼd change, with permissions, and a particular file extension. You copied the … Continue reading Devops: cleans and shines without harsh scratching