[SASAG] Next Meeting July 9th: Chef for Configuration Management (3rd in configuration management series)

Ski Kacoroski kacoroski at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 18:30:15 PDT 2009


There will be dinner sponsored by Silicon Mechanics. Check them out at
http://www.siliconmechanics.com/

There will also be several CACert assurers present.

The meeting will be at the Electrical Engineering building on the
University of Washington Campus, aka EE1. Directions are linked to the
EE Department's web site below. Parking is $6 after 4pm.

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Date:
July 9th, 2009
Time:
7pm
Place:
EE1 Building (Electrical
Engineering)
Room 403
University of Washington Campus
Directions:
http://www.ee.washington.edu/contact.html
Subject:
Infrastructure is Code
Presenter:
Adam Jacob

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 Along the way we’ll be talking about best
practices in systems automation, quirks about EC2, and talking about how
tools like Chef, Nanite, RabbitMQ and CouchDB can make your life easier.

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A twelve year system operations veteran, Adam is a Co-Founder and 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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