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Hi there 👋, I'm Russ McKendrick

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I am an experienced DevOps practitioner and system administrator with a passion for automation and containers. I have been working in IT and related industries for the better part of 25 years. During my career, I have had varied responsibilities in many different sectors, ranging from looking after an entire IT infrastructure to providing first-line, second-line, and senior support in both client-facing and internal teams for small and large organisations.

I work almost exclusively with Linux, using open source systems and tools across both dedicated hardware and virtual machines hosted in public and private clouds at N4Stack which is a Node4 company, where I am the Practice Manager of SRE & DevOps.

In my spare time, I have written seven books "Monitoring Docker", "Extending Docker", "Docker Bootcamp", "Mastering Docker - Second Edition", "Kubernetes for Serverless Applications", "Mastering Docker - Third Edition", "Learn Ansible" and have contributed to "Docker High Performance - Second Edition" which are all available now.

I have also contributed to "Monitoring and Management With Docker and Containers", which was published by The New Stack. My eighth book, "Mastering Docker - Fourth Edition" is out now and published by Packt Publishing.

I also buy way too many records.


  1. Mastering Docker Third Edition, published by Packt

    Dockerfile 46 74

  2. Mastering Docker, Fourth Edition, published by Packt

    C# 14 46

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June 2021

Created 189 commits in 1 repository
38 contributions in private repositories Jun 2 – Jun 11

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