#260 – PeopleTools Patch Rollback


5 years of The PeopleSoft Administrator Podcast!

This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan celebrate 5 years of podcasting and then take a detour into PeopleTools Patching. They discuss what rolling back a PeopleTools Patch would look like and share some thoughts on how to make PeopleTools Patch testing easier.

Show Notes

  • 5 Years @ 1:30
  • CPU Patching @ 4:30
  • PeopleTools Patch Rollback Planning @ 9:30
  • Testing PeopleTools Patches @ 27:00

#259 – Multiple IB Front Ends


This week on the podcast, Kyle finds that Cloud Manager removed a feature and Dan discusses some architectural designs for Integration Broker.

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#258 – Reconnect 2020 Recap


This week on the podcast, Charlie Sinks joins us to recap the Reconnect 2020 conference. We share our favorite sessions from the week, some of the things we learned this week, and what we liked about the virtual format.

Show Notes

  • Virtual Format Likes and Dislikes @ 1:30
  • Session Recaps @ 17:00
    • PeopleSoft Product Update
    • PeopleTools Roadmap
    • Elasticsearch Best Practices
    • Remote Client Functionality
    • Platform Overview
    • File Integration Framework
    • Baking more than PI with OCI
    • Taking PeopleSoft Swimming in an Instance Pool
    • Running PeopleSoft on OCI
    • Jim Marion Sessions
    • PeopleTools Product Panel

#257 – CFO Tool


This week on the podcast, Dan shares a tool he uses to work with certificates and keystores, Kyle gives a tip when working the Linux services, and then they talk about the CFO tool and why you should use it.

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#256 – psadmin.io Cloud Operations


This week on the podcast, Dan and Kyle talk about psadmin.io Cloud Operations. .io Cloud Ops is the methodology and tools we use to run PeopleSoft on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. We discuss what it is and talk about the new open source tools that help us run PeopleSoft on OCI.

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#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.

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#254 – Vagabond Updates


This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan discuss Cloud Managers Start/Stop feature, Dan shares some Vagabond project updates, then they discuss the benefits of simple systems.

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#252 – Elasticsearch Direct Transfer


This week on the podcast, Kyle and Dan talk about Elasticsearch Direct Transfer architecture and a few edge cases with the setup. They also remind everyone about mosbot, and also talk about accessing metadata on OCI instances.

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#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