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B1 Systems GmbH
OpenSource / Linux / helping people

Oluf Lorenzen

Hannover, Germany

Linux

since Ubuntu 5.04 (2005); currently prefers Debian or Archlinux, interested in NixOS

Python, Bash

writes scripts for various tasks

Teamwork

prefers working in a team (of more-skilled colleagues) for more fun and higher quality

DevOps

likes working with (e.g.) programmers for the greater good

Productivity

sees issues, challenges, places for potential, small tools with big impact

Network

can read tcpdump, understands RFCs, likes SMTP

Git

usage (of course), teaching and helping colleagues

Teaching/Workshops

likes to spread knowledge, empowering people to do their own thing better

Tools of trade

vim, ip, kiwi, etcetc (projects ...)

Dont's

micromanagement, gatekeeping, ignorance, working alone

Buzzwords?

Ansible, AWX/Tower, Terraform, Infrastructore-as-code, CI/CD, Jenkins, Gitlab, Gitops, Chatops, Graphite, InfluxDB, Prometheus, Grafana, ElasticSearch, Logstash, Graylog, Kibana, Apache, Nginx, Caddy

More?

Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack, MySQL, IPv6, Routing, Switching, Cisco, Juniper, AWS, GCloud, Flatcar, iPXE, TailwinCSS, Bind, Knot, PowerDNS, Ceph