BK’s Bot Army aka SRE BookClub Part 1

Mat X is joined by friends to talk about Chapter 1 in Google’s Site Reliability Engineering book. We talk about Error Budgets, Automation vs. Autonomous systems, and BK’s Bot Army, our newest MDO fan club.

Hosts:

Mat X

Guests:

Brandon K, Brian W, and Jon C

Links:

SRE (Book)

The Keys to SRE by Ben Treynor (Video)

DevOps vs. SRE (YouTube / Google)

 

Afraid to commit

Mat X, and JD talk about the upcoming SRE Bookclub, too many tabs, scripting slack bots, Teleport project, and the Final Cut Summit conference.

Hosts:

Mat X, and JD

Links:

SRE Book

The Keys to SRE (Ben Treynor)

DevOps vs SRE (YouTube / Google)

Teleport – remote access tool

Wireguard (open source mesh vpn)

Tailscale (mesh vpn as a service)

Stack overflow (answers to coding problems)

Final Cut Pro Global Summit 2021

 

SRE Book Club Planning

Mat X, Shania, and JD talk about the upcoming SRE Bookclub, MacDevOps call for Sponsors, new laptops and more.

Hosts:

Shania, Mat X, and JD

Links:

SRE Book

The Keys to SRE (Ben Treynor)

DevOps vs SRE (YouTube / Google)

 

Life Work Balance of an SRE with Sophie Smithsburg

Mat X and JD chat with reformed SRE, Sophie Smithsburg about the differences of DevOps and SRE, finding a life work balance from pager duty, and cooperative software development.

Hosts:

Mat X, and JD

Guests:

Sophie Smithsburg (@heartpunkk)

Links

The Keys to SRE (Ben Treynor)

Nicole Forsgren Ph.D.

Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations Authors: Nicole Forsgren, Ph.D, Jez Humble and Gene Kim

SRE vs Harm reduction (Heartpunkk Twitter)

DevOps vs SRE (YouTube / Google)

Sophie’s Patreon. Creating radical tech and writing experiments 

 

All the Apple Updates and Shiny Predictions


Mat X and JD talk Apple security updates, MDM, and our upcoming SRE (site reliability engineering) book club.

Hosts:

Mat X, and JD

Links:

Apple’s new Declarative MDM

Graham Gilbert’s Set up Munki with Terraform (MDOYVR  2019)

UDP vs TCP (How To Geek)

MCX (managed client for MacOS X) using Workgroup Manager

Deep  Freeze for Mac

Configuration management (Example: Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Munki)

macOS Monterey

python 3.10 (new release)

Jake Williams tweet: open source is a free lunch or a free puppy?

Brian Fitzpatrick: Debugging Teams

Python software foundation nominations

Munki dashboards – MunkiReport and Sal

Apple software betas on developer portal

KEXT in macOS

How to enable an Apple KEXT (eclectic light co)

SRE (site reliability engineer) book

 

Wearing Multiple Hats: Security And IT

Mat X. Shania, and JD talk security, IT, wearing multiple hats, and doing all the jobs.

Hosts:

Shania, Mat X, and JD

Guests:

Links:

Objective by the Sea 4.0

2021 MacSysAdmin

Howard Oakley on the MDO Pod:
https://mdopod.com/howard-oakley-part-1/
https://mdopod.com/howard-oakley-part-2/

2021 JNUC

In the Garden With Ashton Rodenhiser

Mat X and JD talk gardening with Ashton Rodenhiser of Mind’s Eye Creative, as we dig for metaphors, and plant ideas around DevOps.

Hosts:

Mat X, and JD

Guests:

Ashton Rodenhiser (Mind’s Eye Creative)

Links:

Paste Tomatoes 

DIY Deer Repellent

New Jobs, New Roles, New Tech, New Tools

Mat X, Shania and JD talk new jobs, new roles, new tech, new tools and a little gardening for good measure.

Hosts:

Shania, Mat X, and JD

 

2021 Conference Behind The Scenes with Felipe Baez

Mat X and JD are joined by Felipe Baez, the MDO live producer, to talk about what it took to bring you the MacDevOpsYVR 2021 conference. Learn the behind the scenes secrets of the MDO YVR online. Hear the story of the fun troubleshooting battle between macOS Catalina and Big Sur during the live stream. Listen to Felipe’s epic tales of fun and hard work to bring MDOYVR 2021 conf live and online, and pick up some camera and microphone tips to make your Zoom sessions better.

Hosts:

Mat X, and JD

Guests:

Felipe Baez, editor, live producer, and owner Cre8iveBeast.com

Links:

MDOYVR 2021 YouTube Channel

Unity production intercom (Mac app)

Discord (conference server for chat and live Q&A discussion)

Audio Hijack from Rogue Amoeba (audio routing app)

Zoom (used for live setup with speakers)

Dante audio network

Formula One Race Car cameras (WIRED UK article)

Lumix G7 Camera

El Gato CamLink

El Gato Key Light

Audio Technica ATR2100x-USB

Aperture (old Mac Pro photo app)

2021 Conference Post-Mortem

Mat X and JD are joined by Henry and Ashton for a post mortem on the MacDevOpsYVR 2021 virtual conference. Henry presented at MDOYVR and helped with organizing. Ashton is our graphic recording superstar creating amazing graphic recordings of the speakers’ presentation.

Hosts:

Mat X, and JD

Guests:

Henry Stamerjohann (Zentral pro) and Ashton Rodenhiser (Mind’s Eye Creative)

Links:

MDOYVR 2021 conference speakers

Schedule at MDOYVR 2021 

2021 YouTube Playlist

1,000 Hours Outside

In-person vs hybrid events (Twitter)