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Tuesday, March 31 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Workshop - Dev4Ops4Dev

So, you’re a developer finding yourself doing more and more operations?  Or maybe you’re in operations and finding yourself doing a lot more work that feels like development.  If that’s you, then this is the workshop you’re looking for!  Join us as we discuss various things that will help developers build and operate more operational applications and help operations engineers leverage best practices followed by developers.

We’ll cover lots of topics -- some will be developer-focused, some operations-focused, and some will be difficult to categorize as one or the other.  One thing is certain, all of these topics will help you and your team build more delightful applications!

Some topics that will likely be covered:

  • Version Control

  • Packaging

  • Test-driven development

  • User-management

  • Monitoring

  • Central Logging

  • Caching and CDNs

  • Working in the cloud

  • Local development

  • Data persistence

  • Introduction to Webservers and Load Balancers

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Ben Rockwood

Director, IT & Operations, CHEF
Ben Rockwood is the Director of IT & Operations at Chef.  He has been a UNIX System Administrator for over 20 years and an Operations Management junkie for the last 8.  Between 2006 and 2014 he was the Director of Operations at Joyent, one of the first IaaS Cloud providers. He recently moved to Seattle with his super-hot wife and their 5 children.
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Nell Shamrell

Software Development Engineer, CHEF
Nell Shamrell-Harrington is a Software Development Engineer at CHEF, focusing on the Supermarket open source product. She also sits on the advisory board for the University of Washington Certificate in Ruby Programming. She specializes in Chef, Ruby, Rails, Regular Expressions, and Test Driven Development and has traveled the country speaking on these topics. Prior to entering the world of software development, she studied and worked in the... Read More →
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Clinton Wolfe

DevOps Practice Lead, OmniTI
Clinton Wolfe leads the DevOps Practice at OmniTI, which means he voluntarily chooses to go into heavily siloed, dysfunctional organizations and try to get them to talk to each other with as few stabbings as possible. He's especially interested in testable infrastructure, and the processes needed to support quality throughout the application lifecycle. He is also a Daddy.

Tuesday March 31, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm
Rm 205