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Welcome to The Ops Community!

👋 The Ops Community is a place for DevOps engineers to share tips & tricks, tutorials, and career insights.

  1. Leave a comment below to introduce yourself! Share what brought you here, why you're learning about DevOps, or even a fun fact about yourself.
  2. Reply to someone's comment, either with a question or just to say hello!

Last but not least, don't forget to follow @LearnAboutOps on Twitter!

Thank you for joining the community!

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Erik Lundevall Zara

Hello everyone!

Erik from Stockholm, Sweden. Currently working with helping companies build and improve cloud-based solutions and architectures, with a focus on cloud infrastructure and platform engineering - mainly with AWS in practice. Worked in a IT consultant role in the past 28 years.

Saw a note in dev.to about this community and thought this sounded like a great place :-)

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Patrick Londa Author

Thanks for joining the community, @eriklz! We're lucky to have someone with your experience as a founding member!

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Fred Patton

Nice to meet you Erik, I think I'll want to check in with you about Web RTC and alternatives for AWS, but that's on a back burner for now. I do a good bit with serverless and lambdas, and have used serverless and amplify to deploy.
--Fred

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Brad Johnson Author

Everyone - @thoughtpoet is a highly skilled backend architect and cloud wizard. ☝️Make sure to follow him!

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Fred Patton

Thank you, Brad, very kind of you to say that. I looked forward to getting more involved in the community. --Fred

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Lucy Linder

Hello there !

I am derlin, a passionate software engineer (hard on coding) drawn to devops against my will... Mostly working with Kubernetes (AWS EKS) and OpenShift (on-premise) right now, I had to learn the ropes of gitops (and all the tools/technologies surrounding it).

I must admit I enjoy it more than expected ;)

I love to learn (which I do well), but also to share. This community seems the perfect fit !

PS: I am already active on dev.to (same handle), where I post more software/less infra posts. See you there if you are interested !

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Patrick Londa Author

Sounds like you're in the right place! Thank you for joining The Ops Community, @derlin! Can't wait to read your next post :)

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Brad Johnson Author

Welcome @derlin! So wonderful to have you as a founding member of our community!

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Jatin Mehrotra

Hi There,

I am Jatin, an AWS Engineer who is trying to shift from developer -> Core DevOps. Have been writing about aws for my employer for quite a time, but nobody talked about DevOps or how DevOps can help modern software application development.

Thank you OPS community for giving me this platform where I can learn and help others.

I will try to focus more on the basics where people who are just joining this community or starting their journey with DevOps are not overwhelmed.

Let's make this platform, this OPS community the best place/home for all the passionate cloud engineers, DevOps and tech guys.

Here is my first blog .

I regularly post about aws, and DevOps on LinkedIn too:-

Linkedin:- linkedin.com/in/jatinmehrotra/

Twitter:- twitter.com/imjatinmehrotra

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Patrick Londa Author

Welcome to the community, @jatin! We're glad to have you as a founding member, and we also hope we can make this place a special home for all CloudOps and DevOps folks :)

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Jatin Mehrotra

Thank you @patrick_londa for your warm welcome.

I wanted to suggest something for the platform, is three a possibility to create a account/page on linkedin for the ops community, so that members of this community can have better reach when they are tagging ops coomunity in their post?

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Brad Johnson Author

Ask and you shall receive! LinkedIn page available here for tagging The Ops Community: linkedin.com/company/the-ops-commu...

Thanks for the suggestion @jatin!

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Jatin Mehrotra

Thanks @johnson_brad :D

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Maria

Hi everyone! So glad to be part of this community.

I'm Marija from Microtica, a software developer and a co-founder of Microtica.

We're building a DevOps self-service platform for developers to be able to setup infrastructure and deploy apps in minutes.

Naturally because of this I'm interested in all topics DevOps, AWS, Kubernetes, GitOps.

I've authored several articles on devops related topics, so would love to contribute to the community and learn from it.

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Patrick Londa Author

Welcome to the community, @mmarulka! Thanks for sharing!

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Fred Patton

Nice site! I look forward to reading the blog articles. Will check out the platform as well. --Fred

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Maria

Thanks Fred, looking forward to your feedback 😊

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Drew Khoury

I'm an advocate for all things lean, cloud, and automation. I help teams improve their feedback loops, build the right things (not just build things fast), and help teams make data-driven decisions. I believe that people and culture are critical for transformational change.

With a strong background in Software Development, and over a decade of experience consulting to enterprises, my passion for helping people, understanding computers, and problem-solving has made me a sought-after trusted advisor and thought-leader.

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Patrick Londa Author

Sounds like you've got a great background! Thanks for joining the community, @drewkhoury!

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Drew Khoury

Happy to be here!

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Jeiman Jeya

Hey there everyone!

I'm so glad to have found this community!

I'm Jei from Malaysia. I'm a Developer turned Principal Cloud Architect, focusing on AWS and Azure cloud services coupled with other leading technologies in CI/CD, DevSecOps, Cloud Native, Monitoring and Observability. Been focusing on DevOps & Cloud for the past 6 years building innovative tools and solutions (both personal and professional) coupled with my development background experience working with startups and enterprise companies.

Finally found a home where I can truly share all of my Dev.to articles that are mostly related to Ops/SRE/Cloud <3. I'm looking to learn, share and grow more with the community.

My dev.to handle is the same, where I have been posting my articles so far. Looking forward to starting a journey in this community and growing with it :)

If anyone would like to connect, you can find me on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Brad Johnson Author

Welcome @jei! Glad to have you as a founding member of the community. Impressive to see you dig in so quickly. Can't wait to see what comes next!

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Jeiman Jeya

Glad to be part of this community @johnson_brad ! I've been holding back on posting new Ops related articles in Dev.to wondering if it would get to the right audiences. With this community, I don't need to hold back any longer. Stay tune for new posts coming soon! Got loads to share in relation to AWS, Azure, etc.

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Priyanshi Sharma • Edited on

Hey Ops Community!

I am a researcher and technical writer from India who loves to write about tips and tutorials on DevOps, CloudOps, SecOps, CI/CD, Monitoring, Observability and Orchestrators.

Thank you @ben for the invitation. Thrilled to share my posts here.

To know more about me you can connect with me on:
Twitter: twitter.com/TechWriterr
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/priyanshi--sharma/

Thanks 😄

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Patrick Londa Author

Thanks for sharing and welcome to the community, @priyanshisharma!

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Fred Patton

Looking forward to your posts and checking those tutorials, and particularly interested in Observability and SecOps (because I always want to avoid it and shouldn't). --Fred

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Ben Greenberg

Hey there!

I'm happy to be in this space. I'm a software developer turned developer advocate currently working as a lead devrel engineer at New Relic. I'm based in Israel, but you can find me often at devops and developer conferences around the globe.

Happy to be here!

Ben

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Brad Johnson Author • Edited on

Welcome @bencgreenberg! @richburroughs @lnxchk more DevOps advocates woohoo!

So excited for you all to start sharing high quality knowledge with The Ops Community!

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Patrick Londa Author

Welcome to the community, @bencgreenberg!

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Rich Burroughs

Hi,

I'm Rich Burroughs. I work as a Senior Developer Advocate at Loft Labs, where I focus on Kubernetes self-service and multi-tenancy. We created the open source tools vcluster and DevSpace.

Before working in DevRel I did infrastructure work for many years. I started as a sysadmin in the 1990s, and later move into doing config management and SRE.

I'm the host of a podcast called Kube Cuddle where I interview people in the Kubernetes community. You should be able to find it in your podcast player of choice.

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Patrick Londa Author

Welcome to the community, @richburroughs! We have a Podcast page where we showcase a number of Ops-related podcasts. I'll add Kube Cuddle to that page. It seems like a great new addition with some recognizable experts. Thanks for joining!

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Rich Burroughs

Hey thanks Patrick, I really appreciate you doing that!

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Patrick Londa Author

You can view the Kube Cuddle listing here.

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Thomas Soares

Hello World ! I'm moving from Engineer to full stack dev. Using GNU/Linux since 1992 at the time when there was no 'cloud' and each one should build the infra by hand... I'm learning about Docker/Kubernetes and soon will start AWS. Hope find gigs in this context ASAP.

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Patrick Londa Author

Welcome to the community, @thomas_soares_fdd694bc2e5! Glad to have someone with so much great experience as a founding member!

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Thomas Soares

This October I will be 57 years young... but still eager to learn and keep raising my weights at the Gym.

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Clemens Scholz

Hey there this is Clemens,

my path was quite straightforward: PHP-Coder -> IT Generalist -> DevOps
Besides working mostly with cloud technology and being deep into the automation side of things, I am fascinated by the social aspects of DevOps.

I was only a little bit active on dev.to and would like to repost an article on here to see how it fares. So if no one steps up to tell me that it is a bad idea I'll go ahead with it 8-)

Cheers

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Patrick Londa Author • Edited on

Welcome, @pirxdanford! Thanks for sharing, and I'm looking forward to reading that article here!

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Clemens Scholz

Thanks - it is up, hope you like it :-)

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Arman Chand

Hello there !

I am Arman Chand, full stack engineer at cognizant .I am fascinated about AWS and Devops. I am glad to part of this awesome community.
I love to learn (which I do well), but also to share. This community seems the perfect fit !

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Patrick Londa Author

Welcome to the community, @arman_chand_07! If you love to learn, you're in the right place! Looking forward to reading your posts :)

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Emmanuel G. Brandão • Edited on

Hi! I'm a Team Lead of Cloud Center of Excellence, with 3 teams SRE, CloudOps and Monitoring, in a great company in Brazil!
I'm here to be in touch with others professionals to learn and share knowledge.
I'm a Trekker too! 🖖🏼

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Brad Johnson Author

While there is plenty of Ops brand pink, I assure you there will be no trouble with tribbles @egomesbrandao. Welcome!

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Fred Patton

Greetings and Salutations! Fred Patton here, live from the San Francisco Bay Area. I'm an experienced generalist developer and software architect, as well as a newly minted Developer Evangelist. I'm a perpetual student with diverse and scattered interests. I have old-school experience with containers (Open-VZ and LXC), and thankfully docker, docker-compose, kubernetes and enough helm to get into trouble.

linkedin.com/in/thoughtpoet/
twitter: twitter.com/FirstFredition
my happy home: swim.inc
substack 1: socialqubit.substack.com/p/glimpse...
substack 2: appmancy.substack.com/p/the-forces...

Looking forward to getting you guys.

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Patrick Londa Author

Welcome to the community, @thoughtpoet! I’ve great things about you from @johnson_brad, so we’re certainly lucky to have you as a founding member!

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Fred Patton

Thanks for the warm welcome, Patrick. Looking forward to getting to know people and keeping current.

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Nurul Ramadhona

Hi everyone 👋

Thank you @ben for the invitation.

I'm Dhona from Indonesia. I'm an AWS Community Builder and so excited to be a part of this community too.

You can connect with me on:
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/nurulramadhona
Twitter: twitter.com/nurulramadhona

Thank you

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Patrick Londa Author

Thanks for sharing, @nurulramadhona! Welcome to the community, so glad to have you as a founding member!

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Ben Halpern

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