Infrastructure is code – the separation between how you manage your infrastructure and how you build your applications is disappearing. Adam Jacob, CTO of Opscode and primary author of Chef, will teach you what this means in practice – through showing how to deploy real-world applications with Chef on EC2.
We’ll talk about:
Deploying Web Applications… * Ruby on Rails * Catalyst * Django * Tomcat * PHP Setting up Database Servers… * MySQL * PostgreSQL Automating Monitoring and Trending… * Nagios * Munin * Ganglia Centrally managing your application configuration
A twelve year system operations veteran, Adam is the CTO of Opscode, whose mission is to bring “Infrastructure Automation to the Masses”. He is the primary author of Chef.
Joshua Timberman has over 10 years experience in Linux and Unix system administration. His background includes deploying highly available enterprise application environments and providing internal infrastructure services and team-based training. Joshua currently works for Opscode as a technical program manager, where he is responsible for Opscode’s open source Chef cookbooks and Chef Fundamentals training course materials.
Christopher Brown is VP of Engineering at Opscode and previously of Microsoft, where he was a director of engineering for the Edge Computing Network within Global Foundation Services. Prior to Microsoft, Christopher was a founding member, architect, and lead developer for Amazon.com’s Elastic Compute Cloud (“EC2”). He holds several patents in the areas of internet routing, VM/runtime hosting, content delivery and cloud computing.
Aaron Peterson is a seasoned systems and networking engineer and tech evangelist for Opscode, the makers of Chef. He has wielded real-time command-line kung fu to tens of thousands of servers at once and automated global production infrastructure at Amazon.com. He is excited about information design and visualization, scale, and analysis.
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