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William Van Hevelingen

William Van Hevelingen
Unix Lead, College of Engineering, Portland State University


William Van Hevelingen started with Linux and configuration management as part of the Computer Action Team’s Braindump program at Portland State University. He worked on the Wintel, Nix, and Networking teams as a volunteer and later as a student worker helping to manage hundreds of workstations, servers, and networking infrastructure. William now works full time for the Computer Action Team (TheCAT), which provides IT for the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University, as the Unix Team lead. He helps teach the Unix portion of the CAT’s Braindump program, covering topics like web servers, databases, storage, virtualization, and Puppet. William is a co-author of Pro Puppet 2nd Edition and Beginning Puppet book which is to be released in late 2014.


Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table D)
Spencer Krum (IBM), William Van Hevelingen (Portland State University)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Spencer and William are ready to talk about all things Puppet related. They’ll answer questions about module best practices and testing, using Hiera to manage data, and interfacing with the community. Read more.
Spencer Krum (IBM), William Van Hevelingen (Portland State University)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
Learn to use Puppet like a Pro! We will take you through several examples of how to bring your Puppet deployment to the next level. We will cover Hiera, deploying puppet code, code architecture best practices, and integrating external tools. Read more.