This post was written by Rich Bosomworth. The 2017 AWS Summit in London took place on June 28th at the ICC London, ExCeL. Skelton Thatcher Consulting team members were in attendance to check out the latest developments from AWS, and to evaluate the myriad of third party vendor offerings. As expected the event was extremely popular. We arrived atContinue reading “Scaling the Summit – AWS London Event 2017”
This post was written by Matthew Skelton co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability. At the excellent Agile Manchester conference recently, I picked up a copy of the latest Technology Radar (Vol.16 – March 2017) from our friends at ThoughtWorks. Several things in this version stood out for me, most of which are really about how weContinue reading “ThoughtWorks Tech Radar vol.16 – developer experience, API as a product, CodeScene, per-team CI tools, operability in Spring Cloud”
This post was written by Rich Bosomworth. The recent AWS service outage has renewed interest for enhanced resilience, particularly multi-region design. In this series of posts we explore considerations when designing and deploying multi-region architectures in AWS. Working knowledge of AWS is assumed, along with an awareness of n-tier architectures and DNS concepts.
This post was written by Jovile Bartkeviciute. This week I had an opportunity to visit Smart IoT London conference and expo. The event was organised by CloserStill Media and was co-located with four other events: Big Data World, Cloud Security Expo, Cloud Expo Europe and Data Center World. Altogether that was 500+ talks and 500+Continue reading “Smart IoT London: All Emerging Technologies Under One Roof”
DZone has recently released the latest version of their free DevOps report: “The DZone Guide to DevOps: Continuous Delivery and Automation, Volume IV”, a collection of articles, reports and surveys by IT experts.
This is a guest post from Kamalika Majumder, an Independent Cloud and DevOps Consultant and founder of CloudKata (previously Senior Consultant at ThoughtWorks). For the past seven odd years, she has been helping enterprise customers apply DevOps practices and culture in their organisations and have also been helping them go to Cloud securely with scale. YouContinue reading “Migrating Infrastructure to the Cloud using AWS and Chef”
Internal ‘tech’ conferences can make a big impact on your organisation’s level of sharing and communication, thus while they are yet not very common, more and more people are trying to use this powerful tool to spread new ideas and practices. With this view in mind, Matthew Skelton (Co-founder at Skelton Thatcher Consulting) and Victoria Morgan-Smith (Agile Delivery Coach, Financial Times)Continue reading ““Internal Tech Conferences – How and Why” – InfoQ”
This post was written by Jovile Bartkeviciute. Tuesday saw the first of its kind, All Day DevOps global online conference and it went great! Many interesting stories, many demos, useful tips and tricks and a lot of food for thought. One of the organisers Mark Miller mentioned that the aim was to make sure thatContinue reading “All Day DevOps – it is all about culture and collaboration”
DevOps has become a highly common term with more and more organisations adopting it, however, the idea is still quite new and everybody has their own opinion on what it actually is. Considering this, Linux Recruit interviewed fourteen industry experts about their experiences and tried to reach a common definition, overviewing the current state of DevOps andContinue reading “Free eBook – DevOps Journeys”
This post was written by Rich Bosomworth. AWS Certification provides many benefits. It deepens product knowledge, provides professional validation and is an enabler for companies wishing to achieve AWS Consulting Partner status as a guarantee of competency to enhance client engagements. Background preparation for AWS Solutions Architect course