Articles tagged: DevOps

Introducing Yeobot

Introducing Yeobot

Most of us work for a company with multiple AWS accounts. Perhaps there is one for Production and another one for everything else. Perhaps more. From a security perspective, this account-level isolation is great.

When it comes to running a reliable system, we've been trained to utilize services across multiple regions. An RDS master in N. Virginia and a read-replica in Oregon, for example.

We all know managing this type of infrastructure requires automation, so there's a little CloudFormation here, some custom scripts there, maybe even a little Terraform if you're into that kinda thing. It's ...


ChatBots will replace humans, not programs

ChatBots will replace humans, not programs

Last week, I was on a panel discussion about communication in the enterprise, and I said something that elicited a gasp from the audience -- I said that chatbots will not replace programs, they will replace humans. I’d like to take some time to expand on that thought a little bit more. But we’ll get back to that in a moment. First, some history.

The rise of chat

Online chat was one of the earliest forms of communication on computers, dating back to the 1960s, when you could message other users on the same system. In the 1970s we ...