Training: 8–9 November 2016
Tutorials & Conference: 9–11 November 2016
Amsterdam, NL
Mandi Walls

Mandi Walls
Developer Advocate, Chef

Website | @lnxchk

Mandi Walls is a developer advocate at Chef. Mandi travels the world helping organizations increase their effectiveness using configuration management and modernizing IT practices. Previously, she ran large web properties for AOL, including,, and Moviefone. She’s a regular speaker at technical conferences and is the author of Building a DevOps Culture, published by O’Reilly. Mandi holds a master’s degree in computer science from GWU and an MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler.


9:00–12:30 Wednesday, 9 November, 2016
Tech, tools, and processes
Location: E107 Level: Beginner
Mandi Walls (Chef)
InSpec is an open source runtime framework and rule language used to specify compliance, security, and policy requirements for testing any node in your infrastructure. Mandi Walls offers an introduction to the InSpec language and workflow, which takes the tediousness out of tracking security and compliance requirements for audits. Read more.