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Consul

Episode #76 - 2019-05-18 - 24 min pro
In this episode, we will checking out HashiCorps Consul for easy Service Discovery. We will chat about common use cases, server architecture, how a service registry works, and more. There will be demos too.

Industry News - Issue #3

Episode #75 - 2019-05-08 - 5 min
In this episode, we are going to review what is new in the world of DevOps over the past week. Grab a coffee and we will walk through it together. We will chat about Amazon S3 Batch Ops, keeping your Cloud costs under control, how Airbnb is using k8s, and finally some Docker Benefits.

Nomad

Episode #74 - 2019-05-11 - 21 min pro
In this episode, we will checking out HashiCorps Nomad for Application Orchestration. We will chat about common use cases, server architecture, scheduling applications, containers, and more. There will be demos too.

Industry News - Issue #2

Episode #73 - 2019-05-02 - 4 min
In this episode, we are going to review what is new in the world of DevOps over the past week. Grab a coffee and we will walk through it together. We will chat about the unauthorized access to Docker Hub, how Shopify is benchmarking Istio, and look at some command line bits.

Vault

Episode #72 - 2019-05-02 - 18 min pro
In this episode, we will checking out HashiCorps Vault for Secret Management. We will chat about common use cases, server architecture, storing and retrieving secrets, dynamic secrets, and more. There will be demos too.

Industry News - Issue #1

Episode #71 - 2019-04-25 - 4 min
In this episode, we are going to review what is new in the world of DevOps over the past week. Grab a coffee and we will walk through it together. We will checkout PagerDutys Incident Response docs, Tinders move to Kubernetes, command-line tricks, Git tips, and Dashboard Design.

DevOps Launch Checklist

Episode #70 - 2019-04-25 - 4 min
In this episode, I wanted to raise awareness to a few great DevOps Launch Checklists. These checklists can really save your butt, when you have a large event planned, where you expect huge amounts of traffic.

Cloud Run with Knative

Episode #69 - 2019-04-17 - 18 min pro
In this episode, we will look at the recently launched Cloud Run Beta. It is a managed service, that runs stateless containers, invocable via HTTP requests. Also, we will look at differences between Cloud Run, Lambda, and Fargate. There are demos too.

Oh My Zsh

Episode #68 - 2019-04-16 - 3 min
In this episode, I wanted to quickly chat about my default shell and a few things I find useful about it. I am using the Z Shell, with the Oh My Zsh framework scripts, and the Robby Russell theme.

Quick Tips: SRE books, Video Hotkeys, and History

Episode #67 - 2019-04-15 - 4 min
In this episode, I wanted to quickly chat about a few things that I find useful but do not really fit into a larger episode. First, we will chat about the the SRE books. Second, useful video hotkeys. Finally, a quick way to grep through your command history.

Phonic Tonic - Building a Prototype [2/3]

Episode #66 - 2019-04-12 - 17 min pro
This is the second episode, in a three part episode series, where we are building an end-to-end, state of the art, audio to text transcription service. In this episode, we will be building out the backend infrastructure, things like the service containers, MySQL, RabbitMQ, etc.

Phonic Tonic - Proof of Concept [1/3]

Episode #65 - 2019-04-05 - 25 min pro
In this three part episode series, we will be building an end to end, state of the art, online audio transcription service. This episode will focus on the high-level product idea, we will sketch out a customer workflow, and then work through the product proof of concept.

Habit Tracking With Light and Thermal Sensors

Episode #64 - 2019-03-27 - 17 min
In this episode, we will be building two Raspberry Pis with light and thermal sensors attached for data logging. We will process the data logs with the goal of automatically tracking my work and sleep habits. This episode is a mashup of hardware, programming, and some data analysis with a text editor, SQL, and spreadsheets.

Istio

Episode #63 - 2019-03-22 - 27 min pro
In this episode, we are going to be taking a look at Istio. Istio lowers the barrier of entry for many advanced traffic management, security, and telemetry features. We will chat about Istio, Envoy Proxies, what a Service Mesh is, and then take a look at a few demos.

How to Create Architecture Diagrams

Episode #62 - 2019-03-13 - 16 min pro
In this episode, I wanted to share a few tips for how I create architecture diagrams. Often times you need to write technical documentation, or share knowledge with other team members, and having an architecture diagram can really help. Here is what works for me.