Michael Friedrich

  • @dnsmichi
  • Ops in Dev Evangelism at GitLab ๐ŸฆŠ
  • he/him
  • Nuremberg area, Germany
Everyone can contribute and everyone is awesome. Passionate educator and thought leader in Monitoring...  
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Senior Developer Evangelist

  • GitLab
  • Mar 2020 - Present

Senior Developer

  • Netways
  • Dec 2012 - Feb 2020

Developer & Admin (DNS, Monitoring)

  • University of Vienna, Computer Center
  • Mar 2009 - Dec 2012
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Michael's Collections


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๐ŸŒˆ Blogposts

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โ˜•๏ธ Podcasts

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Nov 18, 2021
Nov 18, 2021
Spoke at a conference

Continuous Lifecycle: From Monitoring to Observability: Left Shift your SLOs

Left shift your SLOs - a practical step-by-step story ๐Ÿ’กย 
๐Ÿ— Start with Prometheus basics ๐Ÿ”ฅ Instrument app code ๐Ÿš€ Deploy to Kubernetes ๐Ÿ’ฅ Add Keptn & measure SLOs ๐Ÿ”„ Connect to CI/CD
Free learning resources: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1EuT1-Arvc7S1_N129caApbEdNXX7ZhuY2dTvR8O97VE/edit#ย 
Nov 17, 2021
Nov 17, 2021
Spoke at a conference

Continuous LifeCycle 2021: Efficient DevSecOps Pipelines in a Cloud Native World

Best practices I learned in 10+ years as a developer turned ops, mistakes made on the way, and ideas for security and observability.ย 

Slides to learn async: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1nq7Q4WMv6rQc6WFJCRqjtgtgQfgtKTtwSFw4IXXuRsA/editย 
Oct 28, 2021
Oct 28, 2021
Spoke at a conference

All Day DevOps: From Monitoring to Observability: Left Shift your SLOs

Twitter thread with many things to learn: https://twitter.com/dnsmichi/status/1453683710331604992ย 
Oct 23, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
Spoke at a meetup
Taught a workshop
Always fun to summon the GitLab Go Tanuki together ๐ŸŒˆ ย 
Slides to learn async: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1xs4-mlf5L95aER_pVo6i5U0d5DW4f_AIG0RKk8SpKIc/edit ๐Ÿš€
Newest iteration: Pipeline Editor & async needs ๐Ÿ’กย 

Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=id9klDUrGN8
Oct 20, 2021
Oct 20, 2021
Provided Product Feedback
How I use Polywork, new feature UX testing, design feedback
Oct 19, 2021
Oct 19, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post

Top 10 GitLab hacks and deep-dive tips for all stages of the #DevOps platform ๐Ÿ’กย 

Manage, Plan, Create, Verify, Package, Secure, Release, Configure, Monitor, Protect ๐Ÿš€ย 
Wrote a long blog post with many best practices ๐Ÿ‘‹
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