2 years all-remote and my 2022 vision

Two years all-remote feels different throughout a pandemic and is nowhere near what I had planned. I needed to adjust to the situation and make it a different, challenging, yet exciting adventure. This blog post will focus on remote work, my challenges, growth, mistakes,  and success. Let's start ... wait. Shoutout…

Efficient pipelines in GitLab CI/CD: Parallel Matrix Builds + !reference

Today I was diving deeper into GitLab CI/CD Pipeline Efficiency tricks, after I discovered resuable job attributes with !reference [https://dnsmichi.at/2021/09/17/reusable-job-attributes-in-other-jobs-in-gitlab-ci-cd-with-reference/] last week. Resource optimization is a big topic, and next to ideas on failing fast, I was looking into more parallelization. Luckily GitLab…

My 1st year all-remote at GitLab

Hi 👋 Remember this tweet [https://twitter.com/dnsmichi/status/1234573403002200064] just a few months ago? It was ~2 weeks before life changed drastically, on March 2nd, 2020 ... I made ambitious plans. 1 month onboarding, and then KubeCon EU, travelling Europe and later visiting the US. I was about to meet…

KubeCon NA and beyond

I started marking interesting sessions on my sched.com profile [https://kccncna20.sched.com/dnsmichi?iframe=no], also knowing about overlaps. I recommend reserving a focus time block after KubeCon to watch parallel sessions on-demand. The keynotes are always insightful and thoughtful, and inclusive. > "Diversity-powered resilience is what #CloudNative [https:…