Bob Walker

Bob started working on Microsoft technologies way back in the days of .NET 1.0, when ASP.NET WebForms freely roamed the earth. He founded the Code Aperture blog to share his knowledge of DLM Automation, .NET, JavaScript, software security and software design. He is currently a Lead Application Developer at Farm Credit Services of America in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. In his free time he enjoys cycling, photography, and spending time with his wife and pets.

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16 February 2017
16 February 2017

Introducing a DevOps Workgroup to Farm Credit Services of America

If you are introducing DevOps workflows into a large organization, you’ll need to plan carefully and prioritize tasks, adapt, maintain a thick skin, communicate constantly, and ensure that all teams have a chance to contribute their solutions. Bob Walker explains how FCSA set up a DevOps Workgroup, its philosophy and its goals for improving database and application deployment processes.… Read more
11 January 2017
11 January 2017

Introducing DevOps to Farm Credit Services of America

Identifying a need for better collaboration between teams is only the first step to introducing DevOps workflows into your organization. You also need to define a common DevOps goal, a strategy to achieve it, and then to break down this strategy into series of manageable tasks for each team. Bob Walker describes how Farm Services of America started to "do DevOps".… Read more