LAKC17 DevOps Journey with the Company Intranet

Thanks to the crew at Lean Agile KC for putting together an exceptional LAKC17 this year. I really enjoyed the interaction with everyone curious about operations practices at VML. It was a pleasure sharing how we fixed our DevOps Culture Anti-patterns by learning on our internal portal. And taking a bit of time to go over some additional learning and practices in an Open Sessions was awesome. Thanks to everyone who continued the discussion. See below for the SlideShare and my notes with some of the things I spoke about not directly in the slides.

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Production Support turns to Site Reliability Engineering

This week I have talked about a couple of books that have impacted my work and career. Please go back and read the following posts about two that have shaped me into the engineer and manager that I am today:

The book that really gave a gut punch to my specific day to day capabilities was Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems

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Dev Up St. Louis – Troubleshooting Production and Incident Response

What a great group of attendees along with the organizers just knocking it out of the park at this year’s dev up Conference. I’ve got the slides embedded after the jump and below that have a few notes about things I discussed not on the slides. Please feel free to reach out to me on twitter if you have any questions or just want to talk about these topics further.

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