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Wednesday, April 1 • 2:25pm - 3:05pm
The Chef Prince of Azure: How 10th Magnitude used Chef to flip-turn ZS Associates into Microsoft Azure Royalty
Now, this is a story all about how
ZS got flipped-turned upside down
And I'd like to take a minute
Just sit right back,
I'll tell you how we used Chef on the Microsoft stack.

Come hear the rap on how ZS Associates, a Global Sales and Marketing Data Firm, massively accelerated their change velocity and eradicated manual config errors by implementing Chef on Azure. Hear about ZS’s cool end-to-end provisioning process that uses Powershell and Chef to automate deploy, config and test with one button.

Join 10th Magnitude Senior Consultant John Smyth, 10th Magnitude Consultant and Arrested DevOps Podcast co-host Trevor Hess and ZS Associates Software Engineering Lead-Applications Mahesh Velaga, who will take you through the implementation verse by verse. Trevor, by the way, will literally be rapping--with props to Will Smith. 

Speakers
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Trevor Hess

Consultant, 10th Magnitude
Trevor is a regular speaker on the topic of DevOps. He develops applications for 10th Magnitude and is a co-host of the podcast Arrested DevOps. When he’s not sharing his love for concepts like CI and automation, you can find him singing karaoke.
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John Smyth

Senior Consultant, 10th Magnitude
John has been in infrastructure for over 20 years at companies like Catamaran, Kirkland & Ellis, Bank One and Software Spectrum. He has appeared on Arrested DevOps as a guest speaker and wears a Chef hat every day.
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Mahesh Velaga

Software Engineering Lead-Applications, ZS Associates
Mahesh Raja Velaga is a Software Engineering Lead at ZS Associates. For majority of his tenure at ZS, he worked as a core developer (ASP.NET), on various projects including applications that are part of ZS’ proprietary Javelin suite, client custom applications and infrastructure projects. He transitioned from application development to SaaS Operations and in-turn transitioned on to Dev Operations, where he currently works on a daily basis... Read More →


Wednesday April 1, 2015 2:25pm - 3:05pm
Grand G/H