Building a business with continuous delivery and Serverless
Hey - I'm back! I've been heads-down learning what Cloud teams need to deliver to AWS securely and make IAM usable, and building that into a business delivered via SaaS & infrastructure code libraries: k9 Security. I'd like to share my experience in how continuous...
Never felt more DevOps than when I was Serverless
Serverless helped me integrate DevOps principles into my application delivery workflow like never before.
DevOps interview questions: Organizational Maturity
What questions should engineers ask in a DevOps interview to understand the organization's DevOps maturity? These questions should not be about specific tools and platforms. They should be about people, processes, how we get work done, and how we collaborate. This...
Empathy in Action
What the world needs now is empathetic action by those with power.
Video: Secure an S3 Bucket
Last week I presented 'Secure an S3 Bucket (and still use it)' at the Phoenix DevOps meetup. I'm trying to help people understand why and how to protect every S3 bucket with data that needs to remain confidential. We hosted the meetup using Zoom. Attendee...
Why protecting data in S3 is hard and a least-privilege bucket policy to help
Securing data in S3 is a nightmare for many people. This post describes why it’s hard and a least-privilege bucket policy to help.
Guide to Tagging Cloud Deployments
Resource tagging is the primary context communication method in the Cloud but many organizations struggle to define the terms and a model to describe and analyze their Cloud deployments. The k9 Security guide to tagging cloud deployments will help you define your tagging standard and explain why it’s important.
Converting energy into something that matters
DevOps practitioners can help deliver value to customers quickly and collaborate across teams, even or especially, in times of crisis
Help with big changes
I hope that you and your family are safe and healthy. COVID-19 is forcing many organizations to change long-standing policies and processes very quickly under great uncertainty. I'd like to help you navigate through those changes, especially if you support healthcare...
Learn how to design, build, and operate systems in the Cloud one day and concept at a time. A few times a week, Stephen Kuenzli will share his thoughts on building robust systems, architecting for and migrating to AWS, and using DevOps and engineering practices to manage complexity and deliver safely.