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.
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.
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.