A company culture built on the premise of avoiding failure hinders innovation. Sebastian Meyen, Chief Content Officer at S&S Media talked to Kevin Goldsmith about his experiences as CTO with Avvo and Spotify and the idea of a mistake-friendly culture.
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Containers have expanded to be something great for dev environments, continuous integration, testing etc. Docker, for one, can touch so many different aspects of a developer’s workflow. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Jerome Petazzoni, senior engineer at Docker about its popularity, what users should expect in the near future, the difference between Docker CE and EE and more.
Cheat sheets are a godsend when you don’t know something – and that will happen no matter how well-prepared you are, which is why these cheat sheets might come in handy. And since we’re here to learn more about programming languages, why not dive deeper into the JVM universe? It will be fun, I promise.
“Culture is not something you can force top down on people, it’s something that needs to come up from people themselves.” We spoke to Emily Lannon, the Director of Workplace at SoundCloud, about DevOps, how to meet employees’ needs, and how to build an amazing and diverse workplace culture.
If you want to know more about what blockchain is and Hyperledger’s role in taking the technology behind Bitcoin to the next level, you’ve come to the right place. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Arnaud Le Hors, Senior Technical Staff Member of Web & Blockchain Open Technologies at IBM about developers’ interest in blockchain, Fabric — a blockchain framework—, and more.
The right way to “do” DevOps is to map your environment, identify opportunities to exploit, and learn to play the DevOps game. Sounds easy, right? Except it isn’t. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Simon Wardley, Researcher for the Leading Edge Forum about the current state of DevOps, the rules that influence the DevOps game and its relation to the serverless wave.
The newest and latest and greatest isn’t always the best choice. In this talk, Christian Johannsen talks about how crucial IT is for enterprise and why we need to be careful when migrating to a new system.
Cyber security is more relevant than ever with high-profile data breaches in the news practically every other day. We caught up Dr. Jessica Barker after her keynote speech, “Cyber Security Myths and Monsters: Understanding the Human Nature of Cyber Security”, last month at JAX.
DevOps needs support from the top. Without management buying in, it will never truly succeed. We talked to Anton Weiss a while back about transforming a company culture, DevOps enablers, and the challenges involved in having an almost perfect DevOps implementation.
Things are heating up as May gives way to June. What were we reading this month? Well, in addition to diving deep into the archives, readers were really interested in Angular 4, Java’s slight decline on the TIOBE Index, and especially the fallout from the controversial vote against JSR 376 and Project Jigsaw.
Customers want persistent data in this highly dynamic world of scheduling containers all over the place. To accommodate their request, the big players are talking about creating a new standard. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to Johannes Unterstein, Distributed Applications Engineer at Mesosphere about this new standard, the next DC/OS release and the areas where containers really make a difference.
Diversity is key to the long-term success of communities and businesses. We caught up with Tracy Miranda, the founder and CEO of Kichwa Coders to chat about the role of diversity in modern day society and what we need to do to make a real difference and promote values like inclusion, diversity and equality.
JAX London is back again in October! This year’s program is bigger and better than ever. Here’s a sneak peek of some of the awesome sessions, workshops, and keynotes that are already scheduled. Buy your ticket now and save up to £400. Our Very Early Bird sale ends on July 27!