Rachel Walls

Rachel Walls
Senior Technical Evangelist, Opscode

Website | @lnxchk

Mandi Walls is a Principal System Administrator at AOL, where she is currently responsible for the daily care and feeding of AOL.com. She has also been involved with AOL’s Channels, Video, News, and Travel sites. Mandi holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from George Washington University and is pursuing an MBA at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. In her spare time, Mandi has taught undergraduate IT classes and does volunteer work.


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Rachel Walls (Opscode)
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In 2008, www.aol.com started on a migration path from a web platform developed entirely in-house to one made up of common Open Source components. This talk discusses some of the hurdles faced by the www.aol.com Operations team while building an entirely new architecture from the ground up for AOL's homepages. Read more.
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