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)

Mac, Dev and Ops: The calm before the storm

Mat X and JD are joined by Piero Mamberti and Ben Toms, speakers at MacDevOps:YVR, to chat all things Mac Dev and Ops.

Hosts:

Mat X, and JD

Guests:

Piero Mamberti and Ben Toms

Links:

MDOYVR 2021 conference speakers

Schedule at MDOYVR 2021 

Isle of Wight

jamJAR

dataJAR Auto Update for Jamf

DevOps Days

London Apple Admins

DevOps for Dummies

The Phoenix Project

Cloud Helix, Platform as a Service

Security vs the Cloud with Aspen and Ben

Mat X, JD and Shania are joined by Aspen Lindblom and Ben Greisler, speakers at MacDevOps:YVR, to chat all things backups, security and the cloud.

Hosts:

Mat X, JD and Shania

Guests:

Aspen Lindblom and Ben Greisler

Links:

MDOYVR 2021 conference speakers

Schedule at MDOYVR 2021 

Ben Greisler, IT consultant (Kadimac)

Shodan, the search engine for the internet of things

CrowdStrike endpoint security

Archer – That’s how you get ants.

PiHole

Blocklists

RBLs

Apple Dreams of Data driven MDM

Mat X, JD and Shania are joined by Lucas Hall and James Smith, speakers at MacDevOps:YVR, to chat all things Apple, MDM and what could be at WWDC and MDOYVR 2021.

Hosts:

Mat X, JD and Shania

Guests:

Lucas Hall (Slack) and James Smith (ANZ)

Links:

MDOYVR 2021 conference speakers

How we do we get users to run software update? Nudge!

What is asset management? MunkiReport? Omnitza? Snipe-IT! 

What is an MDM? (Apple overview)

What is config management? Chef?

What is package management? Munki

What are the MDM commands?

MDM: commands and queries (Apple Developer Docs)

What is a MDM lock code? And is it optional or just not working on M1?

Macs and Security with Csaba Fitzl and Armin Briegel

Mat X, and JD are joined by Csaba Fitzl and Armin Briegel, speakers at MDOYVR 2021, to chat all things Mac and security.

Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Guests:

Csaba Fitzl and Armin Briegel

Links:

MDOYVR 2021 conference speakers

Csaba’s Shield app (GitHub)

Csaba’s Launch Agents blog series

LPE (local privilege escalation) 

Red Team vs Blue Team

Armin’s blog ScriptingOSX

Armin’s macOS scripting books 

Installomator (GitHub)

B.C. Symbols  (Dogwood)

The Evil bit (IPv4 RFC)

The Evil Bit (Csaba’s Twitter)

ScriptingOSX (Armin’s Twitter)

 

 

 

Dev Sec Ops with Estela Baca and Chad Calease

Mat X, Shania, and JD are joined by Estela Baca and Chad Calease, speakers at MDOYVR 2021, to chat Dev Sec Ops, mentors and the ever changing security landscape.

MDOYVR 2021 conference speakers

 

2021 Speaker Henry Stamerjohann

 Mat X and JD are joined by Henry Stamerjohann of Zentral Pro Services to talk about the Zentral open source project, the upcoming MDOYVR conference and more.

Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Guest: 

Henry Stamerjohann (Zentral Pro Services)

Links:

Zentral open source project (GitHub)

Google’s santa open source project (GitHub)

osquery open source project · GitHub

Free and Open Search: The Creators of Elasticsearch, ELK & Kibana | Elastic

Kibana: Explore, Visualize, Discover Data | Elastic

Videos:

MDOYVR 2018 – Santa – All about them SHAS)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Le6AgINmk3Q&feature=youtu.be

MDOYVR 2017 – Zentral: What’s New?

https://youtu.be/rb1oLpXSQZ0

MDOYVR 2016  – intro to Zentral

https://youtu.be/fPCfjYvjnc4

 

I en förvandlad stad med Emily Handa

Mat X and JD are joined by Emily Handa to discuss moving to Stockholm, plant parenthood, weekends at IKEA, and working as a client platform engineer.

Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Guest:

Emily Handa

Links:

In a City Transformed (I en förvandlad stad) a novel by Swedish author Per Anders Fogelström

MDOYVR 2021 conference 

MDOYVR – all videos (YouTube)

MDOYVR – Python talks

Tim Sutton – Python for Mac Admins

Tim Sutton – Shipping Python to Mac Clients in 2020

Greg Neagle – A Swift Adventure – Moving from Python to Swift

Michael Lynn – Python and ctypes

CI/CD and lil ol’ me

Mat X and JD talk about the upcoming conference, incorporating CI/CD into a small operation, revisiting backups and more.

Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Links:

MacDevOps:YVR 2021 Call for Speakers form

How to backup a Discord server with bots

MacAdmins Monthly with Ed Marczak

Arek Dreyer (Apple Books)

“Q Into The Storm” HBO

Felipe Baez – workflow architect for “Q into the storm” documentary

“Do not disturb” on macOS Big Sur 

Charity Majors CI/CD Presentation

Munki (wiki)

MunkiReport (wiki)

Autopkg (wiki)

Tailscale Mesh VPN (macvfx blogpost)

Alex Narvey (GitHub)

Shellfish iOS app

Using the iOS / iPadOS File app

Duplicati (open source backup software)

Rclone (open source cli backup software to manage files on cloud storage)

Borg Backup (open source de-duplicating backup software)

Homebrew tweet about installing infinite python

AWS Open Search

Elastic Search

Tim Bray (former SUN, Google, Amazon): “I’’d really like to see AWS split off from the rest of Amazon”

Java Supreme Court Case (Google vs Oracle)

Microsoft and Open JDK (Java)

Jacob’s post “Embrace the Grind”

Postlab – git for video editors

APFS Time Machine on macOS Big Sur (eclectic co / Howard Oakley)

Arq backup (uses APFS snapshots)

Carbon Copy Cloner (uses APFS snapshots)

Overview of ZFS snapshots

History of ZFS (mentioning the lawsuit situation which possibly prevented from Apple from adopting it)

MacDevOps:YVR 2021 conference (website)