My 1st year all-remote at GitLab

Hi 👋 Remember this tweet 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 Brendan and Abubakar in Prague at…

KubeCon NA and beyond

I started marking interesting sessions on my sched.com profile, 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 is all about... resilience is built, not…

DM on GitLab Slack: I need your DNS skills!

How to start a good story? Uh oh. I used to actively maintain DNS infrastructures from 2009-2012 at the University of Vienna, only ops troubleshooting since then. Ok ... let's see. I am located near Nuremberg, Brendan joins from Maryland. Dummy check in the browser - works for me. Probably not…

3. #everyonecancontribute Kaeffchen

This week we welcomed 3 new guests into our lovely German coffee chat: Michael, Marcel and Niclas! everyonecancontribute 2.0As we want to make everyonecancontribute.com our home as well as keep the lovely demo with Tanuki, Clippy & Rainbow-Octocat, we talked a bit about website hosting and organisation. The…

2. #everyonecancontribute Kaeffchen

Lately this iterative conversation happened in our technical evangelism team chat: Let's do a hangout on the latest tech!We have so little German content, let's try this language to break the barrier and insecure feeling English may cause.Record and stream it for everyone.Make it a social event,…

Did you read the news today?

I'm busy. Too busy to read the news today. More work than I ever anticipated when joining GitLab. #allremote works for me, and I am not doing extra hours or going weekend routes. "Work" provides me with satisfaction and fun, I invest passion and energy and get so much back…