Rob Hirschfield

2017 trend lines: When DevOps and hybrid collide

Author’s preface: The term Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is a job function that brings DevOps into infrastructure in a powerful way. Talking about hybrid infrastructure and DevOps without mentioning SRE would be a major omission. For further reading about SRE thinking, explore this series of blog posts. What happens when DevOps methods meet hybrid environments? […]

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How open communities can hurt, and help, interoperability

Portability is the key concept of interoperability. When systems are interoperable, we can move around code and processes between different infrastructure and platforms with minimal concern about the layers below. In the past, I’ve described this as a “black box” approach where users only care about the APIs and are blind to the implementation details. […]

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