Adam Jacob

Adam Jacob
Previous CTO, Chef

Website | @adamhjk

A twelve year system operations veteran, Adam is a founding partner at HJK Solutions. HJK helps startups build automated, scaleable, and repeatable infrastructures using open-source tools.


Location: Salon E Level: Intermediate
Adam Jacob (Chef), Shayan Zadeh (Zoosk, Inc. ), Brian Moon (, Don MacAskill (SmugMug), John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Michael Halligan (DatacenterJunkie), Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Success comes suddenly, and often means scaling from tens of servers to thousands in a few hours. This panel will explore what happens when you get TechCrunched, Dugg, Slashdotted, and even "Oprahed"... all at once. The focus will be on what the traffic looks like, how you can do to prepare in advance, and what to do when it happens. Read more.
Location: Salon E Level: Intermediate
Adam Jacob (Chef)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
By utilizing a demonstration company running in EC2, we'll show you what all the components of an automated infrastructure are, how they work together to solve real problems, and why they provide an important competitive advantage. Read more.
  • Akamai
  • Google
  • Hyperic
  • Sun Microsystems
  • 3Tera, Inc
  • Coradiant
  • Keynote Systems
  • Limelight Networks, Inc.
  • OpSource
  • TechRepublic

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