Point solution infrastructure as code (IaC) templates get very tiresome very fast, because they're not reusable.

Real Vendor Lock-in

In a previous post, I discussed the topic of vendor lock-in with cloud providers, and why I thought it was over-emphasized. I'd like to further highlight my stance using a real-life example of actual vendor lock-in, which, in my opinion, is more concerning.

Constraint Driven Development

In the last few systems and services I've designed for cloud, I've taken an approach of starting with the limits and working backwards.

My Themed Terminal Setups and Source Controlling Dotfiles

People have been wondering about how I created my themed terminal setups, so I thought I'd make a post about it.

OpenAI Enterprise Deployment Approaches

I wanted to capture some thoughts on deployment approaches for OpenAI in a large enterprise.


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PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit Conference 2023

This week I am at a conference I've admired from afar but have not yet had the chance to go to, until now: the PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit.

Getting Burned

The year was 2013. I was less than one year into my first job, and Google had just released Google Glass.

Why Not Both?

As engineers, we're always in search for the One True Way to accomplish a task, when more often I believe we should be focusing on supported options.

ChatGPT and the Curious Absence of Marketing

There are some things that I search in real search engines that have real answers out there, but the top 10 results from Google and Bing are all marketing silliness.