From Silicon to Clojure – An Abstract Journey

From Silicon to Clojure – An Abstract Journey

Old School Web Applications Perhaps soon it will be a shock to say that when I started programming, I built software for a computer.  A very real and physical manifestation of electronic parts I could touch or assemble. For example, when I was 10 we wrote BASIC...
What is “site reliability engineering” series with Steven Cheng

What is “site reliability engineering” series with Steven Cheng

Editor’s note: This blog is the second in an ongoing series where Kyoko interviews SREs about the role of site reliability engineering and the challenges and important aspects of the profession. Earlier this month I had a chance to speak with Buffer system engineering...
Event marketer’s “emergency kit”

Event marketer’s “emergency kit”

What should you bring to an event where you are setting up a booth? Read on for our journey to an emergency kit of supplies for our DevOpsDays events. Why DevOpsDays? We developed and architected our product design with significant input from a handful of site...
Reflections on DevOpsDays NYC 2018

Reflections on DevOpsDays NYC 2018

DevOpsDays NYC 2018 was the first conference we sponsored. We knew the community around DevOpsDays was spectacular – full of exciting speakers and amazing sharing and values of inclusion. The community manager in me was excited by the community vibe and code of...
What is SRE Series – Todd Palino

What is SRE Series – Todd Palino

Editor’s note: This blog is the first in an ongoing series where Kyoko interviews SREs about the role of site reliability engineering and the challenges and important aspects of the profession. As a user researcher, I have spoken to multiple Site Reliability Engineers...
Reflections of a Startup at CA World

Reflections of a Startup at CA World

CA World Last week, the kaizenOps team attended CA World.  For those of you who don’t know, CA Technologies has been a leading provider of enterprise software for 40 years.  It’s amazing that this multi-billion dollar company made its start by providing a superior...