• Microsoft
  • Nebula
  • Google
  • SugarCRM
  • Facebook
  • HP
  • Intel
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • WSO2
  • Alfresco
  • BlackBerry
  • Dell
  • eBay
  • Heroku
  • InfiniteGraph
  • JBoss
  • LeaseWeb
  • Liferay
  • Media Temple, Inc.
  • OpenShift
  • Oracle
  • Percona
  • Puppet Labs
  • Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
  • Rentrak
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • SoftLayer Technologies, Inc.
  • SourceGear
  • Urban Airship
  • Vertica
  • VMware
  • (mt) Media Temple, Inc.

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James Turnbull

James Turnbull
CTO, Turnbull Press

Website | @kartar

James is an author and engineer. His most recent books are [The Terraform Book](https://www.terraformbook.com), [The Art of Monitoring](https://www.artofmonitoring.com), [The Docker Book](http://www.dockerbook.com) about the open-source container virtualization technology and [The LogStash Book](http://www.logstashbook.com) about the popular open-source logging tool. James also authored two books about Puppet ([Pro Puppet](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1430230576/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=puppet0e-20&linkCode=as2&camp=217145&creative=399349&creativeASIN=1430230576) and the [earlier
book](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1590599780?ie=UTF8&tag=puppet0e-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1590599780) about Puppet). He is the author of three other books, including [Pro Linux System Administration](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1430219122?ie=UTF8&tag=puppet0e-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1430219122), [Pro Nagios 2.0](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1590596099?ie=UTF8&tag=puppet0e-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1590596099), and [Hardening Linux](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1590594444?ie=UTF8&tag=puppet0e-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1590594444). James was formerly CTO at Kickstarter. He likes food, wine, books, photography, and cats. He is not overly keen on long walks on the beach and holding hands.


James Turnbull (Turnbull Press)
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Vagrant is a tool for building and distributing virtualized development environments. It uses VirtualBox combined with configuration management to deliver fast and portable development and testing environments. I'll demonstrate how to use Vagrant and Puppet to easily build environments that you can deploy (and re-deploy) to developers and testers. Read more.
Cloud Computing
Location: Portland 251
Eric Day (craigslist), James Turnbull (Turnbull Press)
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The OpenStack project was launched last summer during OSCON by Rackspace, NASA, and a number of other cloud technology leaders in an effort to build a fully-open cloud computing platform. It is a collection of scalable, secure, standards-based projects consisting of compute, storage, images, and more. This session will introduce the projects, the principles behind it, and how to get started. Read more.