1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/20/2010
This tutorial will teach how to automate infrastructures using Chef, including real examples of application deployment and system integration of infrastructure components such as load balancers, application servers and monitoring systems.
1:40pm–2:20pm Thursday, 07/22/2010
Having trouble ensuring that all your machines are provisioned properly? Find your system of bash scripts difficult to maintain? Come meet Chef and see how easy automated system provisioning can be. We'll cover the benefits of using a tool like Chef, how easy it is to get started with Chef Solo, and how you can scale up to hundreds and even thousands of boxes without breaking a sweat.
5:20pm–6:00pm Wednesday, 07/21/2010
Life science research, including molecular modeling, bioinformatics, proteomics and genomics are ripe with examples of open-source technology. In this presentation, Stowe will present the use of open software in managing state-of-the-art high performance computing (HPC) environments and provisioning auto-configuring software stacks in internal clouds and Amazon EC2.