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The Ship Show: PaaS, Play or Passé?

03.18.2013
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As more and more services move into the cloud, organizations are trying to find ways to realize the tenets of “DevOps culture” by making it easier for developers interface directly with their infrastructure. But managing this can be a big task; for episode 16, we sit down with Brandon Burton, aka @solarce to discuss Platform-as-a-Service. We look at the technical and organizational challenges of PaaS, discuss what specific problems it tries to solve—and those it doesn’t—and try to answer:

PaaS: Play or Passé?

Join J. Paul Reed, aka @SoberBuildEng, Seth Thomas, aka @cheeseplus, and Sascha Bates, aka @sascha_d, plus the last couple of weeks in News & Views and we take a peek the Comment Block!

             

Or, download Episode 16, or any of our previous shows!

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Sascha explains why not getting stuck, a point raised by Etsy’s Rafe Colburn, is a really important mantra to have if you’re ever going to get to the continuous delivery promised land!

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What do you think of platform-as-a-service? Is it the future of the infrastructure environment in which DevOps will flourish? What are the hurdles? What’s your experience with PaaS?

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