Ideas | Operations

The latest ideas, practices, and trends for improving your business through operations.

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Geometry

The evolution of chaos

Kolton Andrus explores the evolution of chaos engineering and explains why it’s becoming the go-to approach for building resilient systems.

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Stem cells

Biological computation

Sara-Jane Dunn discusses an entirely different paradigm of computing: the information processing carried out by cells.

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What if serverless was real?

For most of us, the best approach to scaling complex distributed systems is to not do that. So, Nick Rockwell asks, why isn’t serverless a bigger deal?

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System network

Government is a system

Matt Cutts discusses how better technology can improve not just software systems but also trust in government itself.

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Air show

Fly the airplane

Kristopher Beevers explains how to augment Incident Command with simple tools and processes, such as basic checklists or regular fire drills.

Traffic

Understanding tracing

Five questions for Bryan Liles on the complexities of tracing, recommended tools and skills, and how to learn more about monitoring.

Black and White

The evolution of DevOps

Understanding the impact and expanding influence of DevOps culture, and how to apply DevOps principles to make your digital operations more performant and productive.

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Future history

Artur Bergman looks back at the last decade of DevOps and explores shifting patterns in operations, development, and systems.

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2017 Ops Salary Survey

Get a clear picture of what operations professionals do, what they're paid, how they’re seen within their companies, and how they rate different aspects of their jobs.