Agile

Agile is a set of practices to make software development move quickly and easily. These practices value Individuals and interactions over processes and tools, Working software over comprehensive documentation, Customer collaboration over contract negotiation and Responding to change over following a plan.

HashiConf-EU-2019

Recap of HashiConf EU 2019 – going multi*

Did you enjoy HashiConf EU 2019 just as much as I did? The 3-day conference was great from the start on Monday 8th of July until the end at Wednesday 10th....

Analyzing the 2019 Accelerate State of Devops Report: 3 key findings

Nicole Forsgren and her DORA team at Google have published the 2019 Accelerate State of DevOps report. DevOps has crossed the Chasm That's a pretty bold statement. It's the major conclusion by the...
Learn to fail or fail to learn

Learn to fail or fail to learn

There are a lot of websites dedicated to DevOps nowadays. The topic is trending,  it is being highlighted in a lot of talks at webinars and conferences all around the world....
Defining the Shape Using CALMS with Jason Lee

Defining the Shape Using CALMS with Jason Lee

At DevOpsDays Amsterdam 2019, Jason Lee shared a story about the shifting shape of the IJ over time to explain how, using the CALMS model, DevOps in your organization will change...
The importance of Agile Leadership for successful digital transformations

The importance of Agile Leadership for successful digital transformations

With the rapidly changing technology landscape towards easier, less inert, more flexible and less siloed IT environments, IT practitioners are learning new ways to cooperate, develop and release applications and operate...
Site Reliability Engineering and the IT product

Why SRE is important for your applications

In the article “learn to fail or fail to learn” I briefly touched on the importance of learning from failures. In short: a development team should learn it is inevitable that...
When Team Autonomy is a bit too much

Too much team autonomy can hurt your organization

DevOps initiatives are everywhere. You can’t go to a meetup or conference without being exposed to at least 1 track about DevOps. Companies share their achievements and DevOps always plays a...
Sysdig Monitor_Monitoring in a Cloud Native World

Sysdig Monitor – Monitoring in a Cloud Native World

Event Management and Telemetry monitoring is complex in even the simplest of environments. But in a multi-cloud world that complexity is multiplied. The ephemeral nature of many services (or the scale...
The case for Continuous Documentation

The case for Continuous Documentation

Continuous Integration, Deployment (or Delivery), and even Release are well-known concepts for developers and cloud engineers. Teams work hard to create pipelines that do most of the repetitive work for them,...
Fluentd_logs everything from everywhere

Fluentd – logs everything from everywhere

Every component in your application landscape should log (part of) its activity for troubleshooting and security auditing purposes. This helps developers check debug logs when they are developing an application, or...