Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Michael Lanyon
166 followers
166 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
"DevOpsDays is a participant's conference" isn't just a platitude, it's core to what makes the DevOpsDays community great. This is my take on how we as organizers make that happen.
Add a comment...

Found this note on my iPad as I was jotting down some other thoughts:

"Patterns of successful companies: people misunderstood the idea behind why you standardize work, you don't standardize work to make people robots. You standardize work to enable experimentation. If you don't have a standardized process, you can't improve because there is no baseline to improve from."

Pretty sure it's from +Damon Edwards, but I don't clearly recall. Thoughts anyone? It's a great quote and I'd like to use it, but I don't want to without attribution.
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Excellent dissection of common workplace perks with a incisive summary of how focusing on shared values is more beneficial than any perk.
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
A couple good articles made the rounds again this week: http://martinfowler.com/bliki/ParallelChange.htmlhttp://www.alwaysagileconsulting.com/application-pattern-verify-branch-by-abstraction/.  Toggles & published interfaces are critical / +Jakob Külzer 
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
I've been continuing to play with #logstash  .  It's a seriously cool technology, and once you understand it, quite accessible as well. #devops   #kibana   #elasticsearch  
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
We often use logs to debug after something's gone wrong... What if we were able to use that information to answer questions about our apps in near real-time?  Enter Logstash.

+Bryan Fullerton, I'm looking at you.   ;)
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
It took some doing, but I've managed to alphabetize Jekyll site tags in pure Liquid - allowing the site to be hosted via GitHub Pages.  +Keith Senkowski, gauntlet thrown.
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Erin and I took a trip to Yosemite a few weeks ago.  It was absolutely amazing.
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Something that Grails developers may find handy when trying to maintain backward compatibility on a GitHub hosted project...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
If you're wanting to experiment with metrics collection or a snazzy new dashboard, it's likely you'll want something like Graphite & StatsD to collect or supply the data.  This Vagrant config will help get you there.
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded