We have some fun with our names, get ahead of ourselves during Survey Says, and vet Michael’s tip on-air as we take a deep dive into comparing some popular Git workflows and when should we use which.
Joe’s voice sounds funny, Allen has a theme, and Michael pours one out for Media Play as Michael’s and Allen’s impersonation of Joe is on point (#NailedIt).
Git is currently the default choice for source control. We may take that for granted today, but it was not always a clear winner. Mercurial was a serious contender for the DVCS crown, but perhaps the fiercest competition came from the status quo.
Some of the arguments that I am hearing about Docker today remind me of the arguments against Git in 2010 while it was rocketing towards ubiquity.
- “My team is already invested in tech x…”
- “I don’t particularly want my source control to be distributed…”
- “But we hardly ever branch…”
The heart of these arguments is the same:
“It solves a problem that I don’t have”
It’s time for more DevOps fun as we continue learning about the Twelve-Factor app. This week we dive into the next three chapters: port binding, concurrency, and disposability.
We’re headed back to the Twelve-Factor app territory and this time we’re picking up with the next three chapters – backing services, building and releasing and processes. Jump in to get the shownotes and listen to the next three pieces of building a manageable and scalable twelve-factor app. [Read more…]
Dipping our toes into the DevOps waters with the Twelve-Factor App. How important is depedency management, and how fired would you be if you accidentally leaked your company’s source code?
We gather around the Festivus pole this holiday season and before we get into the Airing of Grievances, we discuss our favorite tools. No, not people. Actual tools. Srsly. Now I know what you’re thinking “That’s going to be a long list”. Nope. Michael made rules. So the rules are simple: [Read more…]