Tag: Automation

Cloudformation Deep Dive

There are a few key criteria I look for in CloudFormation – If I’m in a multi-account strategy then I must be able to deploy the CloudFormation in all accounts and/or regions. Additionally I must be able to stand up multiple copies of the same stack in the same VPC and account and/or regions.

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Is There Such a Thing as too Much Automation

Automation is fantastic for many reasons – it saves time, reduces errors, and enables people to perform extremely complex tasks with little to no understanding of what is being done directly. But by automating everything are we setting ourselves up for disaster? What happens when something goes wrong and the people who built the automation have all left?

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The Four Values of a DevOps Transformation

Just like the agile transformations of the past, there is a difference between ‘Doing Agile’, and ‘Being Agile’. ‘We do standups’ – therefore we are Agile. With the increase in adoption of devops practices, are we ‘Doing devops’ or are we ‘Being devops’? In this post we look into the four values that support a successful devops transformation.

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