- Evolving as a Systems Administrator (OStatic). Jon Buys observes the evolution of sysadmin tools and asks out loud, "I can not help but wonder if my preference for the command line marks me as the expert I aspire to be, or a relic."
- The DevOps Cookbook (YouTube). Gene Kim, founder of Tripwire and author of 'Visible Ops,' talks about the differing points-of-view held by the many IT stakeholders and how DevOps aspires to get everyone on the same page.
- Think cloud computing saved you from Sandy? Think again. (I, Cringely). "Even if nothing happened at your company as Sandy blew through, if you don’t know exactly why you were unscathed, now might be a good time to investigate."
- How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Automated Database Failover (Braintree). Dave Pirotte walks through the thinking and implementation of Braintree's automated failover for Postgres 9.1 (via @serverdensity).
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