Real DevOps For Your Small Team or Startup

Plan and Prepare

Develop your team's DevOps practice alongside an accomplished DevOps Engineer with over a decade of startup and small company experience.

Design DevOps, Engineering, and Security roadmaps with your team's specific vision or priorities in mind.

Prepare your team with discovery sessions that can cover everything from architecture, process, or technology reviews.

Get the most out of your team with hiring or interview consultations, workshops, or whiteboard sessions with your engineers or managers.

Implement Your DevOps Goals

Know what you want but just want some Engineering muscle to get it done? No problem.

Scale out your team with an experienced DevOps and Automation Engineer with unique specializations in:  Infrastructure-as-Code, Terraform, Packer, Jenkins, Serverless (Lambda or Cloud Functions), Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes, and many more.

Hire in short engagements or for long multi-month or yearlong engagements. Contact for more information and rates.

Meet your DevOps Experts

DevOps Specialists // GCP and AWS Cloud Certified

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Chris Proto


DevOps Engineer
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Mike DeFrancesco


AWS Specialist


Articles, musings, and How-Tos

Automate (Un)Installation of AWS CloudWatch Agent in Systems Manager

AWS CloudWatch Agent comes installed on Amazon Linux 2 AMI and other AMIs. However, you may run into older AMIs or custom AMIs that don’t include the CloudWatch Agent.  If you need to install, uninstall, or reinstall CloudWatch Agent on a Linux EC2 instance follow these steps. I’m going to assume you have an EC2 […]

Automate Setup of EC2 Disk and Memory Metrics using AWS CloudWatch Agent and Systems Manager

Amazon Web Services offers a plethora of services that easily customize an environment while remaining cost-effective for a business. Usually, the tricky part is piecing together the different services to form a fully functioning system. In this blog post, I use IAM, EC2, CloudWatch, and AWS Systems Manager (SSM) to create a scalable system that […]