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Blue Matador Platform Wins 2017 Impact Startup Battlefield Competition in Las Vegas
By Blue Matador on October 2, 2017

We were invited to compete in the Internet Marketing Association’s IMPACT17 Startup Battlefield Competition held at the Enclave in Las Vegas from September 28–29.

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How to Land That DevOps Job You’ve Been Coveting
By Blue Matador on September 25, 2017

If you’ve started a career in development or operations, or if you’ve got an IT background and want to make a switch, transitioning to a cushy but intellectually rewarding DevOps job at...

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MySQL Auto Incremented Tables and Upserts
By Mark Siebert on September 18, 2017

According to best practices, when modeling a MySQL relation that has a UUID as its id, you should still create a hidden numeric auto_increment field for the primary key. Doing so has all...

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How Better DevOps Processes Could Have Saved Equifax from Data Breach Fallout
By Blue Matador on September 11, 2017

If you’ve ever obtained credit in the United States, you’re 44.3% likely to be one of the 143 million hacked Equifax accounts that the company disclosed on September 7.

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Top 4 Reasons to Become a DevOps Intern at a Startup
By Blue Matador on September 6, 2017

You can intern at huge tech companies like Google or Facebook and get all the benefits of having freshly squeezed orange juice and heated toilet seats, or you can work for a smaller...

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A Short History Lesson in DevOps — And Where It’s Going
By Blue Matador on August 24, 2017

 You work in DevOps. You live DevOps. Perhaps DevOps is even in your job title. But do you know the origins of the term — and more importantly — where the industry is going?

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