- A Mature Role for Automation: Part I (@allspaw). Long and thoughtful piece by Etsy's John Allspaw. Put your feet up and crack open a cold one.
- Why admins should know how to code (InfoWorld). While you don't need a PhD in CompSci, @pvenezia shares how scripting chops saved his bacon.
- DevOps Protocol: No Manual Changes (Agile Web). "Let's discuss why messing with production systems is bad and what to do about it." Indeed.
- DreamWorks Data Center: Where Creativity and IT Efficiency Coexist (eWeek). Slides tease glimpses of the 4PB of film data and 17,000 cores for hits like "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda," and "Wallace & Gromit."
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