Richard Arnold joins us for this informative chat on the process he recently went through with replatforming his personal blog and rebranding across social media platforms.  You won’t want to miss a bit of htis one as it really helps to pull together the key steps you should be thinking about as you look at bringing your personal brand into a new name and blog platform.  Check out Richard’s fresh new site and make sure to listen in to this great conversation.

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If you only read one blog this week, this is the one you should start with:  Spiraling Ops Debt & the SRE coding imperative.

We chat with Rob Hirschfeld on the subject of spiraling operations debt and the SRE coding imperative, plus how he and the RackN team are helping to solve some of those challenges.  

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Have you ever wondered how a VCDX or a CCIE holds down a full time role and also an aggressive learning plan?  This informative episode will share tips on how to learn tough topics quicky, and how to embrace a learning plan that will lead to personal and professional advancement.  We each share our personal learning styles and tips which will give you ideas on how to map learning to your personality.

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Join this exciting chat with Armon Dadgar, co-founder of HashiCorp, as we look at how to define DevOps in terms of where you and your organization are in the evolution.  This is also where you learn key tips on how to approach evolving yourself and your team to be able to begin embracing a DevOps approach to IT.  Also, some news about an important upcoming webinar!

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Join us as we have a great chat with HashiCorp founder, Mitchell Hashimoto.  This is a good opportunity to become familiar with the various products in the HashiCorp ecosystem and to learn the importance of composable infrastructure and how HashiCorp products have come to be as a result of this. 

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As we shift our focus in the industry to what’s next, the decision for us as techologists is to finding our footing in both the past and the future.  My thoughts on some of the AWS re:Invent conference and our evolution as architects should plant some seeds on how to build your path towards embracing public cloud in your IT portfolio.

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This dynamic chat takes us through the rise of containers, some big things happening in the ecosystem around containers, and also the reasons why this shift is occurring.  Phil Estes joins us to talk about his experiences in the container community and brings some very interesting insight into why we should all be digging into Docker and the like. 

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In a fun and informative chat with Craig Waters, we talk about the value of community as a learning platform, the rise of the generalist, and much more on how you can take your career to the next level with some simple steps that Craig, and others, have proven out.  

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What’s the deal with unikernels?!  We had Ian Eyberg of Defer Panic join us to talk about what a unikernel is, why it’s an important part of the overall IT strategy, and when you should or should not use them.  A great end-to-end discussion that will also open your eyes to new ways of doing some interesting things!

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In a great conversation with Brian Gracely, we talk about moving up the stack, the Cloudcast podcast, the evolution of IT, and much more.

Our conversation tackles the very important topic of measuring technology like containers in it’s placement on the hype cycle, and where the adoption of next-generation technologies are working in real use-cases.  Brian provides very specific and real examples of why cloud, containers and other technologies are beginning to really drive a lot of innovation in business.

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