Adopting DevOps – Part V: Addressing Data Friction

Around 18 or so months ago (mid-2017) I started seeing a new trend in the DevOps adoption engagements my colleagues and I were driving. (I was with IBM at that time as their global CTO of DevOps Adoption, leading the cross IBM-business unit DevOps adoption practice). Clients we were working with were beginning to ask…

Understanding DevOps – Part 5: Infrastructure as Code

Imagine you are a seasoned operations engineer (you know, neck beard and all). Over your career you have most certainly developed a toolkit of scripts that you can use, with minor changes, to perform all your regular tasks of provisioning and managing the plethora of environments you have seen and dealt with over the years….