The ‘AWS Well Architected Framework’

Amazon Web Services (AWS) in November published an updated version of their AWS Well Architected Framework paper. This paper has existed for a while; however, this version was my first read of it, and I summarize the paper here. Personally, I believe it is an extremely comprehensive paper capturing the Architectural Thinking that Amazon believes…

‘Meet the author’ interview – The DevOps Adoption Playbook

I was interviewed earlier this week by IBM DeveloperWorks on the launch of my new book The DevOps Adoption Playbook. The book is available NOW at all major booksellers. Amazon softcover version. Kindle version available here. Apple iBooks here. Get a 35% discount when ordering directly at Wiley.com with code VBN25. Check out the interview…

The evolution of the definition of DevOps

As we step into a new year, there have been several articles posted with predictions on the state of DevOps in 2017–my favorite being the post What does DevOps look like in 2017 by Helen Beal. So, as the future is being discussed in creative ways by many, I decided to take a look backwards into some interesting…