Josh Symonds

About Josh Symonds

Josh Symonds is Director of Infrastructure at M1 Finance and founder and CTO of Symonds & Son. He is a security and devops expert, specializing in cloud infrastructure and cluster administration.

Does Your DevOps Department Need More Attention? [Infographic]

There are some big red flags that signify your DevOps department needs an overhaul. Your deployment process seems to take forever. It only work from a few developers’ computers. It’s different for each server you deploy to. Sound familiar? Luckily the warning signs of a DevOps department in need of help are pretty easy to […]

This Is How Amazon’s Servers Rarely Go Down [Infographic]

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s best-in-class cloud services offering, had downtime of only 2.5 hours in 2015. You may think their uptime of 99.9997 percent had something to do with an engineering team of hundreds, a budget of billions, or dozens of data centers across the globe—but you’d be wrong. Amazon’s website, video, and music […]