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7 DevOps Videos You Have To Watch
For being such a new industry there is a lot of video content based around DevOps. I found this out after trying to search for some entertaining or highly rated DevOps/IT videos on YouTube. That process failed, so I decided to dig a littler deeper into the community to find some of the most entertaining, hilarious and informative DevOps-esque videos on the web. Many of the videos below are recommended by your peers and they are sure to not disappoint.
James Mickens - Computers are a sadness, I am a cure.https://vimeo.com/95066828 If you haven't watched this, press play right now! This is by far the most hilarious and entertaining IT video I have ever come across. Technically this talk is on Distributed Systems. That being said, whether you actually care about distributed systems or not, doesn't matter because this material is gold. James Mickens is indeed infallible.
Exploring the Uncharted Territory of Microserviceshttps://youtu.be/MRa21icSIQk On the more informative side of things, this recorded webinar featuring an all-star panel of Gene Kim, Andrew Phillips, Gary Gruver, and Randy Shoup is big winner for anyone trying to figure out this Microservices. Click play to hear what the real experts are saying about this new idea.
Artur Bergman - Artur on SSD'shttps://youtu.be/H7PJ1oeEyGg This fantastic 4 minute talk is not for children's ears. This masterful presentation given by Artur Bergman is about as real as it gets. The basic gist of this talk is "If you don't have SSD in your laptop, you are wasting your life." And then the video ends.
Hiring a Tech Ops Team
If you haven't picked up on the sequence of this blog yet, we are doing amusing/entertaining videos and then informative/interesting videos. In this video, Charity Majors, a Production Engeering Manager, discusses the real questions we all want answered when hiring a Tech Ops Team: Do you really need an Ops Team? What makes a good startup ops hire? and How do you interview and sort for these qualities?