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The Time I Stole $10,000 from Bell Labs
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The Time I Stole $10,000 from Bell Labs

Why DevOps encourages us to celebrate outages.

Five Nonobvious Remote Work Techniques
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Five Nonobvious Remote Work Techniques

Emulating the efficiency of in-person conversations.

Communicate Using the Numbers 1, 2, 3, and More
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Communicate Using the Numbers 1, 2, 3, and More

Leveraging expectations for better communication.

API Practices If You Hate Your Customers
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API Practices If You Hate Your Customers

Application programming interfaces speak louder than words.

Demo Data as Code
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Demo Data as Code

Automation helps collaboration.

The Top 10 Things Executives Should Know About Software
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The Top 10 Things Executives Should Know About Software

Software acumen is the new norm.

SQL Is No Excuse to Avoid DevOps
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SQL Is No Excuse to Avoid DevOps

Automation and a little discipline allow better testing, shorter release cycles, and reduced business risk.

Documentation Is Automation
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Documentation Is Automation

A.B.A. = Always be automating.

Operational Excellence in April Fools' Pranks
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Operational Excellence in April Fools' Pranks

Being funny is serious work.

Four Ways to Make CS and IT More Immersive
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Four Ways to Make CS and IT More Immersive

Why the Bell curve hasn't transformed into a hockey stick.

The Small Batches Principle
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The Small Batches Principle

Reducing waste, encouraging experimentation, and making everyone happy.

How SysAdmins Devalue Themselves
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How SysAdmins Devalue Themselves

How to lose friends and alienate coworkers.

Openflow: A Radical New Idea in Networking
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Openflow: A Radical New Idea in Networking

An open standard that enables software-defined networking.

Successful Strategies For IPv6 Rollouts. Really.
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Successful Strategies For IPv6 Rollouts. Really.

Knowing where to begin is half the battle.

A Plea from Sysadmins to Software Vendors
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A Plea from Sysadmins to Software Vendors: 10 Do's and Don'ts

What can software vendors do to make the lives of system administrators a little easier?
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