James Turnbull

James Turnbull
VPE, Glitch

Website | @kartar

James is an author and open source geek. James authored the two books about Puppet (Pro Puppet and the earlier book about Puppet. He is also the author of three other books including Pro Linux System Administration, Pro Nagios 2.0, and Hardening Linux.

For a real job, James is VP of Tech Ops for Puppet Labs. He likes food, wine, books, photography and cats. He is not overly keen on long walks on the beach and holding hands.

Sessions

Velocity Culture, Grand Ballroom ABCD
Gene Kim ("The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win" ), Jez Humble (DevOps Research and Assessment LLC), James Turnbull (Glitch), John Willis (Enstratius)
Average rating: ****.
(4.41, 29 ratings)
We designed the 2012 DevOps Survey to learn the habits and health of the DevOps Community. We received 4,000+ responses, and the analysis yielded astonishing results. DevOps is no longer the domain of large-scale WebOps shops; it is entering mainstream. We will share DevOps practices that correlate with significantly higher business performance, as well as their demographics and psychographics. Read more.
Velocity Culture, Grand Ballroom ABCD
James Turnbull (Glitch)
Average rating: ****.
(4.44, 18 ratings)
Operations people frequently communicate and learn through stories and mythology. We're going to examine why these stories and mythology matter, how they shape your culture and why sometimes telling these stories can give your Operation's people nightmares. Read more.

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