Sasha is a Program Manager on the Azure DevOps engineering team, focused on improving the alignment of the product with open source software.
Sasha is a co-organizer of the DevOps Days Chicago conference, and recently published a book on Serverless computing in Azure with .NET.
Whether or not you are an optimist, many jobs in technology teach you to anticipate and protect against the worst-case scenario. In this week's community stories, we learn more about the importance of automated testing and the perils of edge cases in Site Reliability Engineering. Let's get started!
Sprint 157 has just finished rolling out to all organizations and you can check out all the cool features in the release notes. This post covers just some of the features that you can start using today.
Do tools facilitate the adoption of DevOps culture, or is it the other way around? How important are the technical tools in helping us deliver value to our end-users with higher quality and less friction?
This week the community presented me with a good problem to have - too much great content! Even after paring it down, there is still a lot I wanted to share. Arm yourself with a fresh beverage, we are about to dive in!
I am always grateful for the opportunity to publish this newsletter, as the community continues to surprise me with amazing stories of applying automation to improve both software and human lives. Please check out this week's stories, especially the last one!
This week is the last week before DevOpsDays Chicago - a conference I help organize. I am really looking forward to spending two days with the Chicago tech community, learning about our common challenges and success stories. We can always aspire to help each other thrive, no matter which company or background we come from.
DevOps is making strides into the data realm. Whether we call it DataOps, MLOps, or simply CI/CD for Data, it is becoming easier to automate schema updates and data transformation processes. This week the community shared some excellent articles on the topic!
As the 10th anniversary of the Continuous Delivery book is approaching, I reflect on how many professionals back then considered daily deployments unattainable. It is immensely rewarding to work on a tool that enables more organizations around the world to approach this ideal!
In this week's community posts, we learn more about YAML pipelines' capabilities and additional security tools integrations. I am excited about what the community will do next week with all the new features we released in sprint 155!
It is summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and I hope you are enjoying the lovely weather.
For that moment when you need a break from the fun outdoor activities with your friends and family, here are some great posts from the Azure DevOps community for you to enjoy!