Choose Your Own OSCONventure

Location: D135
Tags: operations, fun
Average rating: ****.
(4.79, 14 ratings)

This talk focuses on letting the audience guide the presentation, and serves as a kind of round-up of the topics we love to discuss at OSCON. The presentation contains 16 different segments, with each segment being a 5 minute round-up of the topic. The audience calls out which topic they want to hear, and is encouraged to ask questions as they come up. Sample topics would include:

  • Infrastructure Automation
  • Cloud Computing
  • Configuration Management tools
  • NoSQL, CAP Theorem, and scalable Web Applications
  • Monitoring and Trending
  • Building Open Source Communities
  • Funding an Infrastructure Startup
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Adam Jacob


Twelve-year system operations veteran Adam Jacob is the CTO of Chef, a company whose mission is to bring infrastructure automation to the masses. He is the primary author of Chef.

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Adam Jacob
07/22/2010 11:58am PDT

You can get the slides here:

Too big for O’Reilly to host. :)

  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • (mt) Media Temple, Inc.
  • ActiveState
  • CommonPlaces
  • DB Relay
  • FireHost
  • GoDaddy
  • HP
  • HTSQL by Prometheus Research
  • Impetus Technologies Inc.
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Kaltura
  • Marvell
  • Mashery
  • NorthScale, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • OpSource
  • Oracle
  • Parallels
  • PayPal
  • Percona
  • Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
  • Rhomobile
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • SourceGear
  • Symbian
  • VoltDB
  • WSO2
  • Linux Pro Magazine

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