Category Archives: DevOps

DevOps team structures

DevOps has never really excited me and I never understood why until I read about DevOps team structures – https://web.devopstopologies.com/ The article suggests 7 bad practices or ‘anti-types: Dev and Ops Silos DevOps Team Silo Dev doesn’t need Ops DevOps … Continue reading

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DevOps ebook

DevOps is the latest “big thing” in IT. Whether it will make a difference or be dropped as everyone rushes to embrace the next “big thing” only time will tell. For now, there’s a free ebook from the DevOps Collective … Continue reading

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DevOps and IT fashions

DevOps is the latest IT fashion. That statement is more than likely viewed as a heresey by many people in IT. A few years ago Cloud could have been the first word in the sentence and a few years before … Continue reading

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Slides and Code from my WinOps 2016 talk

The slides and code from my WinOps 2016 talk can be found here: https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=43CFA46A74CF3E96!79154&authkey=!AKIt7btEZsahTf8&ithint=file%2czip

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Y shaped people

During the WinOps conference – http://winops.org/ – I attended a session on DevOps culture. At one point the discussion got on to skill sets. I introduced the concept of the Y shaped skillset. You should have a deep understanding on … Continue reading

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WinOps conference

The WinOps conference is dedicated to ‘Windows in a DevOps World’  Its in London 24 May 2016. I’ll be speaking as will Jeffrey Snover and Ed Wilson of Microsoft. More details from http://winops.org/ Hope to see you there

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IT Ops Education program and Scholarship

Do you know a young person in the USA that is just starting their IT career and would benefit from an intensive training program and scholarship? Point them to the DevOps Collective site (DevOps Collective is the parent organization for … Continue reading

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Infrastructure as Code article

My Infrastructiure as Code article – part of an introducing DevOps series – has gone live http://ed-baker.com/devops-practices-infrastructure-as-code/ You can also link to it through http://blogs.technet.com/b/uktechnet/ where you’ll find the first in my series of article on PowerShell. Second one will … Continue reading

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PowerShell and DevOps Global Summit–call for topics extended

The call for topics for the PowerShell and DevOps Global Summit (renamed PowerShell Summit) has been extended. If you’re thinking of submitting please do so. I you want some ideas fro topics we’ll consider – see http://powershell.org/wp/2015/09/16/speaking-at-powershell-summit-2016-topic-ideas-for-aspiring-speakers/

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WinOps conference

The WinOps conference will take place 22 September 2015 in London. Details from http://winops.org/ Its all about “Windows in a DevOps world”

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