~ Devops ~

Deploying vs. Releasing

We deploy code and release features. We usually assume those two things are the same, but are they really? And should they be?

Incident Response

There’s a lot to learn from aviation. Particularly around incident management

Monitoring vs. Observability

Monitoring and Observability are NOT the same thing.

Continuous Delivery

There’s a difference between delivering often and continuous delivery

Scream Tests

How do you REALLY know if something is unused?


Scripting is only part of automation

Scheduling Time For Maintenance

Even thought the 1’s never get worn down, software needs maintenance too.


It’s important to step up when there’s a big problem. But the real hero is the person who sees the small problem and prevents the catastrophe.