Bitperi(Periklis Gkolias)

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The Devops Introduction I Wish I Had

Buzzwords are everywhere. You may have noticed that I am not a big fan of them. They are used everywhere (sometimes in a wrong fashion) and because of that, most people afraid to ask the 101-questions as they don’t want to sound ignorant. Some years ago, my back-then-manager asked me if I wanted to do some devops work as part of my software engineer job. Of course, I was young and afraid (for the above reasons) to ask so I just said “yeah, let’s give it a try. Continue reading

Devops and Infrastructure for the Solo Dev

Being solo doesn’t mean your infrastructure and operations has to suck. Sadly, in teams of one (and small teams in general), people being physically or emotionally close (eg friends in life, business partners) can be a great excuse to ignore this important part of your day-to-day. You could find a ton of reasons to invest in a DevOps infrastructure, but the two most important for me are It will save your arse in the long run So you are having a demo tomorrow to your only client or to a very significant stakeholder in your company. Continue reading