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How did GitOps get started? An interview with Alexis Richardson

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As part of the research for my upcoming GitOps article in the iX magazine , we -  Johannes Schnatterer and I  - had the opportunity to interview Alexis Richardson , founder & CEO of WeaveWorks , about how he invented GitOps - both the concept and the term. The interview covers Alexis' views on GitOps, Kubernetes and gives an interesting insight into his company and their take on Open Source. The following transcript is auto-generated by YouTube, please excuse any mistakes:

Google Workspace for Education Cost Calculator

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This week Google announced the new Google Workspace for Education features and pricing. The former Enterprise subscription continues as "Education Plus" subscription and there are two new paid subscriptions "Education Standard" and "Teaching & Learning Upgrade" (T&L Upgrade).  Of course the free version continues as "Education Fundamentals". Check out the detailed feature overview at the Google Education homepage.  Completely new are the pricing models: Education Standard and Education Plus are billed by the amount of students, with complimentary staff licenses at a 1:4 ratio (every 4 students buy a staff license). Teaching & Learning Upgrade is billed by the amount of teachers. All licenses are billed yearly, states the FAQ at the bottom of the page. In comparison, the previous "Enterprise for Education" subscription was billed by the amount of staff, with 10 complimentary student licenses for ev