Choose Your Own Adventure 2: Electric Boogaloo ;-)

Adam Jacob (Chef), Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.)
Velocity Culture Ballroom ABCD
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Average rating: ****.
(4.76, 17 ratings)

Adam Jacob returns with Choose Your Own Adventure 2: Electric Boogaloo ;-)

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Adam Jacob

Chef

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.

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Jesse Robbins

OnBeep, Inc.

Jesse Robbins (@jesserobbins) is CEO of Opscode and a widely recognized expert in Infrastructure, Web Operations, and Emergency Management.

Opscode makes Chef , the powerful open source tool used by thousands of developers & systems administrators to automate, manage and scale infrastructure of any size and complexity. With Chef Cookbooks users can find and share recipes for over 100 infrastructure components . The Opscode Platform is the hosted configuration management service that makes Chef even more powerful and easy to use.

Jesse serves as co-chair of the Velocity Web Performance & Operations Conference and contributes to the O’Reilly Radar . Prior to co-founding Opscode, he worked at Amazon.com with a title of “Master of Disaster” where he was responsible for Website Availability for every property bearing the Amazon brand.

Robbins is a volunteer Firefighter/EMT and Emergency Manager, and led a task force deployed in Operation Hurricane Katrina. His experiences in the fire service profoundly influence his efforts in technology, and he strives to distill his knowledge from these two worlds and apply it in service of both.

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Suzanne Axtell
06/24/2011 8:15am PDT

Hey Christopher, the video will be available to All Access Pass holders within the next few days. Really glad you enjoyed it!

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Christopher McDaniel
06/23/2011 4:33pm PDT

Could not agree with the last poster more, except this was the most entertaining and hilarious session of all I attended. He should be a standup comedian.

Will the video be posted? Too great not to share with the world.

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H. "Waldo" Grunenwald
06/20/2011 6:20am PDT

One of the most entertaining talks of Velocity, hands down.

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