#255 – Rundeck Script Management


This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan discuss Rundeck and how to manage scripts used by Rundeck, share their virtual meeting tips, get back on the conference speaking circuit.

Show Notes

#251 – Developer to PM w/ Thamizh Saminathan


This week on the podcast, we talk with Thamizh Saminathan about his transition from a developer to project manager. Kyle and I have worked with Thamizh closely over the last 10 years and wanted to share his experience and the lessons he learned while moving from an developer to a project manager.

Show Notes

  • Introducing Thamizh @ 2:00
  • Starting as a Developer @ 4:45
  • Working with a Strong Project Manager @ 11:00
  • First Technical Lead Experience @ 15:00
  • Learning How to Be a Tech Lead @ 22:30
  • Becoming a Project Manager @ 27:30
  • Project Manager Skillsets @ 32:30

#246 – OCI Instance Pools


This week on the podcast, Dan shares some writing tips for on remote teams, Kyle talks about using OCI instance pools with PeopleSoft, and they discuss the changes they are excited for in Cloud Manager 11.

Show Notes

#237 – Approaches to PIs



This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle talk about some older frameworks in PeopleSoft and why they didn’t catch on. Then Kyle shares some approaches to manage your PIs and why each solution might be a fit for you.

Show Notes

psadmin.conf: Process Monitor 2.0

In this session from psadmin.conf 2018, David Vandiver demonstrates his Process Monitor 2.0 bolt-on. David redesigned the Process Monitor from scratch and added many improvements. His bolt-on is free too! You can download it at peoplesofttricks.com.

We released the videos as a free course so you can find the videos in one place. Head over to the psadmin.io courses page and sign up. If you already signed up for the course, you can log in and the new video will be available.

#216 – Cloud Manager Installation


This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle talk about better password policies, the value of having real-time system information, and how easy it is to install Cloud Manager 10.

Show Notes

#214 – DPK Passwords


This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan talk about password limitations with the DPK and what your options are when working complex passwords. Kyle also shares how the REN server was causing issues with the Master Scheduler.

Show Notes

  • DPK Hashing Challenges @1:00
  • DPK Password Guidance @ 7:00
  • Cloud Manager Ideas @ 13:00
  • Master Scheduler and REN @ 21:45

#212 – Chicken and Egg


This week on the podcast, we discuss some feedback on using Shared Cache, options for non-production SMTP servers, and a chicken and egg problem with the Elasticsearch DPK silent install.

Show Notes

  • psadmin.conf 2020 Registration @ 3:00
  • Shared Cache Feedback @ 4:00
  • Clearing Shared Cache Gotcha @ 12:00
  • SMTP Configuration in Non-production @ 20:00
  • Elasticsearch Silent Install @ 27:00

#211 – Query Types


This week on the podcast, Jim Marion joins us to talk about different options for masking data in PeopleSoft and locking components down for business processing. Then we discuss the different types of queries in PeopleSoft and how Jim would improve the query tools.

Show Notes

  • Data Masking @ 4:15
  • Component Lockout @ 13:00
  • Query Manager @ 18:00
  • Query Improvements @ 33:00

#210 – Continuous Delivery


This week on the podcast, Jim Marion joins us to talk about how continuous delivery on the application side impacts PeopleTools. We also talk about Kyle’s “PUM Scrum” idea and some of our favorite features in the upcoming PeopleTools 8.58 release.

Show Notes

  • 8.58 Excitement @ 3:00
  • Continuous Delivery Impacts on PeopleTools @ 7:15
  • “PUM Scrum” and PTF @ 23:00