Tag: DevOps

How to Become a DevOps Engineer: My Story

Do you want to know how to become a DevOps engineer? It's possible and even probable if you stick to a few key areas.

Chris Blackden Avatar Chris Blackden

7 min. read

Building an Azure Devops Pipeline [Soup to Nuts]

When you search online, you will find various blog posts, documentation and tutorials on Azure DevOps. All of these items are valuable resources but rarely does one walk you through a real-world scenario. Many skim over the security aspect leaving passwords in clear text for simplicity or an end product that essentially does nothing. Let's change that.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

15 min. read

Install Chef Test Kitchen (And Get Started)

As more companies become more DevOps focused, code testing is creeping its way out of just the software development realm. With software "eating the world," we are now seeing operations/system administrators writing more code. A lot of this code is "infrastructure code". In this post, you're going to learn one approach to IaC and how to install Chef Test Kitchen and get started using it.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

Learn How to Code or Else: An IT Pro Guide

Are you still manually creating new virtual machines? Are you going into the Active Directory Users and Computers tool and creating, modifying or resetting passwords? If so, you may be looking for a new job in 5 years.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

PowerShell/DevOps Summit 2018

If you enjoy writing PowerShell, love automation in the Microsoft space, geek out on configuration management or consider yourself an Azure ninja, the DevOps Collective's PowerShell/DevOps Summit is for you.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

2 min. read

Infrastructure as Code: A Shift in Infrastructure Provisioning Thinking

Learn what Infrastructure as Code is as you make A Shift in Infrastructure Provisioning Thinking.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

Creating a Jenkins JNLP Scheduled Task with DSC

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Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

Bringing Down Production is Good for a DevOps Organization

I recently wrote an article for InfoWorld entitled 7 Signs You're Doing DevOps Wrong. It was the first time I've written about something that didn't have PowerShell in the article anywhere. It was a fun article to write and hit on concepts that I'm passionate about. It hit a nerve to a lot of people and I recently got an email from someone about one of the topics I touched on; not considering failure unacceptable.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

2 min. read

What is an Infrastructure Developer?

A fairly new job role, an infrastructure developer write code but not software code, infrastructure code and is heavily dependent on automation.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

2 min. read

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