7 episodes

Tales From the Ops Side is a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at the running of an Internet Ops company. Hosted by Hany Fahim – owner of Toronto-based stack.io – Tales From The Ops Side is a must-listen for anyone working in or interested in Internet technology. Even if you’re not part of the Internet tech world, you’ll find this show informative and entertaining! Hany explores such things as the interconnectedness between the moon, tides, and time, handling pressured deadlines, assisting nations dealing with oppressive government policies, and what it takes to launch and run a tech startup. As a storyteller, Hany is a natural, weaving in little details that add depth and colour to his narratives. He uses analogies to make his tech stories truly accessible to all. And Hany’s curiosity takes listeners on some wild and eclectic journeys, with extensive exploration of both causes and solutions! You’ll be surprised at what you discover and learn!

Tales from the Ops Sid‪e‬ Hany Fahim

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Tales From the Ops Side is a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at the running of an Internet Ops company. Hosted by Hany Fahim – owner of Toronto-based stack.io – Tales From The Ops Side is a must-listen for anyone working in or interested in Internet technology. Even if you’re not part of the Internet tech world, you’ll find this show informative and entertaining! Hany explores such things as the interconnectedness between the moon, tides, and time, handling pressured deadlines, assisting nations dealing with oppressive government policies, and what it takes to launch and run a tech startup. As a storyteller, Hany is a natural, weaving in little details that add depth and colour to his narratives. He uses analogies to make his tech stories truly accessible to all. And Hany’s curiosity takes listeners on some wild and eclectic journeys, with extensive exploration of both causes and solutions! You’ll be surprised at what you discover and learn!

    E06 - Unpacking an Anomaly

    E06 - Unpacking an Anomaly

    The tale of an elusive software bug, and the subsequent hunt that turned into a personal vendetta.

    • 25 min
    E05 - A Windy Day

    E05 - A Windy Day

    The thrilling tale of hackers infiltrating our organization, being caught red-handed, and fending them off.

    • 20 min
    E04 - Dr Strangecron or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the lastcomm

    E04 - Dr Strangecron or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the lastcomm

    stack.io CEO and show host Hany Fahim puts on his Sherlock Holmes hat in this episode of Tales from the Ops Side

    • 17 min
    E03 - How Brazil Kept Us Up At Night

    E03 - How Brazil Kept Us Up At Night

    The tale of Brazil’s ban of WhatsApp results in traffic spike for Toronto Internet ops firm

    • 18 min
    E02 - Earthquakes and The Moon

    E02 - Earthquakes and The Moon

    The tale of how a leap second caused Internet client outages

    • 25 min
    E01 - Denial of Sleep

    E01 - Denial of Sleep

    The tale of many denial of service (DoS) attacks over a period of 6 months.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

dezbazito ,

5/5

Absolutely love listening to this podcast. Hany’s story telling is something out of this world. His ability to simplify tech concepts makes this podcast for anyone and everyone. Would highly recommend this. Also, the analogies are priceless. Keep it up!

Iamtherealginnie ,

Funny, good story telling and you also learn stuff!

A great podcast to learn about the dev ops space, even for a “non-tech” person! It is packed with operational specifics that anyone in the dev ops space should know and would in my opinion greatly benefit from. Hany’s abilities for story telling and his humor is just an added bonus! It’s amazing how much you can learn from his experiences.

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