DevOps Articles

Why Ad Hoc is offering free COVID-19 vaccination consulting

January 26, 2021

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We’re offering an hour of free consultation to any U.S. government operating a COVID-19 vaccination website or mobile app. There’s no catch, just contact us, and we’ll help you.

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Getting ready for launch

January 08, 2021

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Launches can be unpredictable. Having a plan for launch can help you focus on that which you can control and set you up to recover more quickly should things go wrong.

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Supporting the busiest time of the year for Medicare beneficiaries

October 15, 2020

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At Ad Hoc, it’s imperative that we think critically and iteratively about how we can make this stressful experience as simple and intuitive as possible.

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Automating Terraform modules

August 25, 2020

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On a recent project, my team identified the need to transition from a directory in our main DevOps repository that contains all of our Terraform modules to a discrete repository for each module.

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The new Ad Hoc Government Digital Services Playbook

August 18, 2020

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The 2020 version is now a standalone playbook that any federal agency can use to replace enterprise software with proven techniques from the world of commercial software.

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My view of OpsCamp

November 30, 2018

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Internal company training events are often associated with boredom, long monologues, and Powerpoint presentations. My first Ad Hoc training event was exactly the opposite.

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Ops Camp 1.0

October 17, 2018

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Ad Hoc recently held a two-day OpsCamp in Chicago, IL, focused on helping team members learn through sessions, activities, and simulations.

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Soapbox: DevOps with the Ad Hoc Infrastructure team

August 23, 2017

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Soapbox is an open source software platform for building and deploying web applications using cloud providers like AWS. It represents our take on DevOps-done-right.

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How to run a gameday exercise in complex, multi-product environments

June 21, 2017

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In my role as Senior Software Developer here at Ad Hoc, I recently led a gameday exercise for a number of systems we support for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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