A weekly look into the world of DevOps and tailored software solutions hosted by Ben Hayden and Chris Reynolds.
In this episode, Ben & Chris bring on their first guest - Mike Storey. Mike has worked in the software industry for over 40 years. The guys discuss Mike’s career experience and insights, discuss runbooks in a Q&A back and forth as well as discuss Mike’s passion - the thing he spends most of his time on these days – the Agile Learning Institute. To learn more about the Agile Learning Institute visit https://agile-learning.in...
In this episode, Ben & Chris bring you a “war story from the field”. DevOps engineering is always one deployment or upgrade away from a crisis, and today’s story is one of a Kubernetes cluster gone sideways. They go over how they came up with a strategy to upgrade a cluster that was set to expire all certificates in a couple of days, the final solution and then some lessons learned along the way.
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In this episode, Ben & Chris talk through their lessons learned as software developers, DevOps engineers and engineering leadership over 20+ years of building software. These lessons are things we've learned the hard way and ones we've come to live by at Surton.
In this episode, Ben & Chris talk in depth about building your very own “DevOps Control Center” in one of their favorite platforms, Retool. They discuss automating runbooks via custom internal applications quickly to maximize their return on investment.
In this episode, Ben & Chris discuss disaster recovery and building a disaster recovery plan you can be proud of. They go over multiple DR strategies, pros and cons of each of them as well as specific AWS services you can use to satisfy your company's recovery requirements.
In this episode, Ben & Chris discuss a vacation season requirement – documentation. Whether you’re building a product, supporting a client or just needing someone else to run payroll, documenting for your coworkers is imperative for business continuity and the key to a great time away from the computer.
In this episode, Ben & Chris talk about converting paper into data using a tool called Amazon Textract. Textract enables you to automatically extract text, handwriting and data from scanned documents. We discuss a customer business problem we solved replacing an old OCR scanner with cheaper scanners uploading documents to Textract and saving the customer a lot of money and time in the process.
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In this episode, Ben & Chris talk about deploying and scaling web applications using Amazon ECS. They focus on approaches they take when using ECS and container orchestration.
In this episode, Ben & Chris deep dive into No Code & Low Code platforms – the promise of these tools, where they struggle to deliver and the ones we still love and use daily.
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In this episode, Ben & Chris delve into the essential role of technology and automation in modern businesses. They share their approach to consultation, pain point analysis, and creating a custom technological roadmap to guide businesses towards effective automation. Emphasizing a return on investment (ROI) driven mindset, they also discuss the significance of planning and incremental improvement in successful automation strate...
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