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Thursday, April 2 • 2:10pm - 2:50pm
AWS Presents: Infrastructure as Code on AWS – Example of Using CloudFormation to Deploy Chef Server 12 and Automatically Bootstrap Clients in AWS
Find out how to create automated infrastructure deployments using versioned Infrastructure as Code - CloudFormation templates on AWS.  This talk will walk through two example CloudFormation templates.  The first template will show how to use CloudFormation via AWS cli commands to create a Chef Server 12 instance and have it upload it’s client validation pem into private S3 bucket also created by the template.    The second template will show how to use CloudFormation to create multiple client node instances in AWS EC2 and have them automatically bootstrap into the new Chef 12 Server instance.   Links will be provided to the CloudFormation template code used for the demo for example purposes.

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Randall Hunt

Developer Evangelist, Amazon Web Services
J. Randall Hunt is a Developer Evangelist and Software Engineer at Amazon Web Services in New York City. Python is his favorite language but he can sometimes be found in the dark realm of C++. Randall is the author of gitshots, apodtwitter, isthe7running as well as a contributor to MongoDB, Homebrew, boto and many other open source tools and libraries. Formerly of MongoDB, hackNY, and NASA. He is a total space nerd.
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Scott McDonald

Sr. Consultant, Amazon Web Services
Scott McDonald is a Sr. Consultant with AWS Professional Services. Scott started his career 18+ years ago building and running a Linux based ISP. His Linux engineering career continued with a series of successful startup adventures that lead him to AWS. Scott can often be seen wearing his "AWS"hat on client engagements where he helps customers go all in on AWS.

Thursday April 2, 2015 2:10pm - 2:50pm
Grand E/F