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Knowledge Driven Culture

In my previous blogpost about building an Engineering Culture I briefly touched upon the pillar “Knowledge Driven”. This pillar is really about culture. About behaviour and about mindset. You can only have a knowledge driven culture if people are willing to share knowledge, and if people are open to receive it. In many companies there […]

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Building an Engineering Culture

In 2011, Marc Andreesen made an often quoted statement “Software Is Eating the World”. Now, about 11 years later I think we can all agree on the fact that this is true and every company has become a software company. Ok ok ok, I agree, there are some exceptions. The bakery, the butcher or the […]

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Embrace chaos to achieve stability

Date: 29 april 2022/25 may 2022Location: Porto, Portugal/Antwerp, Belgium, Utrecht, OnlineEvent: NDC Porto/Techorama Belgium / Techorama NL , AllDayDevOpsDuration: 60 minutes AbstractWhat do you do in case of a cyber attack? And a natural disaster? The absence of a person? Or, more concrete. What happens if the network is down, your data center is not […]

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Using the GitHub Container Registry with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Last week I wanted to try the GitHub container registry as an alternative for Azure Container Registry. Since many things are moving towards GitHub this seemed a good idea. The plan I wanted to execute was as follows:* Build a Docker Container with GitHub Actions* Push a Docker Container to the GitHub Container Registry* Pull […]

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Corona gives us the opportunity to teach our kids (and schools) to learn and adapt

Just like almost any other blog writer, I also want to divert a little bit from my normal topics to write about this pandemic that hits us all. COVID-19 or Corona. Just like almost every other country in the world, my family and I are also bound to our house. That means, working from home, […]

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Pushing to an Azure Container Registry from Azure DevOps

Azure DevOps is full of great wizards and helpers to make life of the developers easy. One of them is setting up a service connection to an Azure Container Registry. When you go to the Service Connections of your Azure DevOps project and create a new Docker Registry Connection, it gives you a nice dialog […]

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Growing your DevOps Mindset @ Techorama Belgium

Tuesday 22 May,  I did a talk on Techorama Belgium on Growing your DevOps Mindset. The session: Practicing DevOps successfully requires knowledge of hard skill areas such as continuous delivery and automated testing. But even if you have all these tools in place, you are not necessarily successful. And why is that? In most cases, […]

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Road To ALM – Episode 3 Local Credential Scanning

In this episode I’ll show how you can use the CredScan build task to scan multiple repositories at the same time. By running locally on your PC or by using the same mechanism to create a schedule Continuous Assurance Job.

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Road To ALM – Episode 2 Credential Scanning in the pipeline

In this episode I talk about Credential Scanning in the pipeline. By using the buildtasks that are available on the website http://secdevtools.azurewebsites.net/ you can use the new Microsoft Credential Scanner to find secrets, password, certificates, SAS tokens and PAT’s before they end up in your master branch. I will show how to get the task […]

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Road To ALM YouTube Channel

It’s 2019 and I wanted to start something new. So I started a Road To ALM YouTube channel as an addition to this blog. In this channel I will create short, compact videos that cover a subject that interests me. Probably something in the DevOps space. But hey, why write if you can run the […]

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