Everett Toews

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    Microsoft Teams Norms

    18 Jan 2019
    Face to face communication is essential. It’s a necessary and irreplaceable form of communication. Chat also has numerous benefits. However, it’s best to establish some norms around the use of chat to realize those benefits and avoid some of the pitfalls.

    DevOps Learning Resources

    14 Oct 2018
    A curated list of learning resources I’ve used to evolve my own understanding of the principles and practices of DevOps.

    Managing Environment Variables and Secrets in Kubernetes

    27 Aug 2017
    Providing configuration to applications via environment variables (env vars) is one of the principles of twelve-factor apps. If that configuration contains sensitive information like credentials, the best way to do that is using Secrets in Kubernetes. There are a lot of different ways to manage env vars and Secrets in Kubernetes. Here are a few things I do to make working with them more convenient.
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