DevOps Paradox

DevOps Paradox


Latest Episodes

DOP 107: Getting Into the Flow With Value Streams
May 12, 2021

#107: As a software development community, we're used to hearing the terms sprints, projects, and agile. However, the people that sign our paychecks, in other words, the business people, could care less and wonder why everything is taking so long and...

DOP 106: The Difference Between SRE and DevOps
May 05, 2021

#106: There seems to be a great debate about what a DevOps engineer is and what a SRE is. Today, we throw our hat in the ring and attempt to dispel the myths that we see running rampant throughout the industry.   Viktor's video for "What is the...

DOP 105: Does History Repeat Itself?
April 28, 2021

#105: The following quote is attributed to Mark Twain, "History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes." Does this sound familiar? VMs. LXC. Containers. They are all (roughly) the same thing. So why do we keep recreating things that already exist?...

DOP 104: Technical Debt Is a Business Decision
April 21, 2021

#104: When a business decides to release code to production that hasn't been fully tested or is releasing because a date has been promised, that's a business decision and not a technical decision. However, at some point in the future, the debt will...

DOP 103: Knative in Action
April 14, 2021

#103: What is there was a way that you could harness the power of Kubernetes without having to learn all the ins and outs of Kubernetes? Enter Knative. Today with speak with Jacques Chester, the author of Knative in Action, about that at much more....

DOP 102: Getting Started With Open Policy Agent
April 07, 2021

#102: Are you a rule-maker or a rule-breaker? Hopefully we all agree that having guardrails up help us live a better life, whether personally or professionally. However, sometimes those rules get in our way of getting things done. Today, we take an...

DOP 101: What to Do When Technology Fails
March 31, 2021

#101: What happens when you're doing a demo and your technology fails? You can get angry and write a blog post that goes viral. Today, we speak with Nicolas Frankel about his move from minikube to Kind, how Gradle is no better than Ant, and how the...

DOP 100: Course Correcting DevOps
March 24, 2021

#100: In our 100th episode, we bring back Patrick Debois, the GodFather of DevOps (at least we think so), as our "divide by 50" guest. In very Patrick fashion, he turns the tables on us and we go down a number of paths that we didn't see coming....

DOP 99: Do DevOps Engineers Need to Know How to Code?
March 17, 2021

#99: In the nineties and early 2000s, it wasn't strange to see operations people copy and pasting "code" from Word documents, also known as runbooks, into their terminals to get their job done. It's now 2021 and we still have people questioning...

DOP 98: Kubernetes Troubleshooting Simplified With Komodor
March 10, 2021

#98: How many times have you been put into the situation to debug a production issue and you have no idea where to start? Probably more than you can count. Worse yet, your employer expects that you can troubleshoot the issue without having access to...