Fulfilling the Need for Continuous Improvement with DevOps Dojos

In The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations the authors describe “The Three Ways” – the underlying principles forming the basis for all DevOps practices. The Third Way is about creating a culture of continuous learning and experimentation, with an emphasis on practice and repetition as the path […]

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Continuous Monitoring

The word continuous describes a process that never ends, marked by uninterrupted extension in space, time or sequence. In the world of DevOps many things are continuous: Continuous Integration, Continuous Server Deployment, Continuous Application Deployment, Continuous Everything. Inspired by this definition, the term Continuous Monitoring is an ongoing process where the monitoring software is changed […]

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A trip to the Wayback Machine: DevOps Kung Fu and throwback t-shirts

With ChefConf18 coming up in May, we’ve been digging into the archives to share some of attendee’s favorite sessions from past events. This week, we’re going back to 2015 where Chef CTO and co-founder Adam Jacob shares his thoughts and insights on the relationship and similarity between DevOps practices and Kung Fu. In this session, Adam […]

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Open Source & Dollar Bills: Building a Successful Company on “Free” Software

How do you build a successful, profitable company on top of open-source software, when you’re giving away the core product? In this post, which accompanies a talk I’m giving at the Linux Foundation’s 2018 Open Source Leadership Summit, I’ll discuss how building a company on an open-source foundation is a fundamentally aggressive move, yet has […]

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