Microservices are a trending topic for some time now and while we were talking a lot about concepts in the past there more and more real-life experience in the discussion, now. In this interview, Michael Bryzek, co-founder and former CTO of Gilt, is sharing some of his experience on working with microservices: How should we design our architectures and APIs to avoid ending up in a dependency hell?
Dana Pylayeva talks about the Agile game she designed combining Scrum, Lego and Chocolate. The game helps participants (in particular non-technical types) understand the difficulties and bottlenecks in application delivery and how DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices can help.
Tom Limoncelli explains the reasons for DevOps, how to choose which steps to automate and which not, enabling continuous deployment, and much more.
Dan Craig talks us through the process of bringing a federal agency up to speed on build, test and application release automation. And how to navigate the inherent cultural and political challenges.
Ian Culling talks about the state of agile adoption, how organisations want to buy "the DevOps" and new features in the VersionOne product suite
Reed explains what a popcorn retrospective is, what a healthy DevOps organization looks like (hint: resilience and learning), why blame is not always evil and why automation is not going to save us. Also root cause analysis is not a "thing" and a lot more food for (DevOps) thought!
Mary and Tom Poppendieck talk to Charles Humble about continuous delivery, architects, management and other senior roles in IT, and diversity in the industry.
Steve Thair on introducing DevOps in large organizations, the particular challenges they face (from ROI based finance models to technical debt to improving communication) and how to address them.
Mitchell Hashimoto explains how Vagrant, Consul, Terraform and Atlas help developers and ops to set up complex systems and keep them running. Also: Go as a language for tools.
An interview with Rachel Davies about extreme programming and agile techniques, good things that have happened since the agile manifesto was published, developments that give agile a bad name and things that can be done to prevent that people think badly about agile and start to resist it and how scrum teams can adopt more technical practices from XP.
Matthew Skelton talks about the challenges to DevOps and Continuous Delivery adoption, what's the impact of microservices in this space, how to leverage ITIL, and DevOps team topologies.
Rebecca Parsons, Thoughtworks CTO, on microservices: prerequisites, challenges and benefits. Also insights on designing services for scalability, handling failure and eventual consistency.