Posts written by Jason Smith
Portland is known for quite a few things, great food, street artists, and of course plenty of breweries. This week Portland will be home to OSCON, a gathering of all things open source. Come to OSCON to learn about the latest open source technologies and how best to utilize them.
Rackspace has been an advocate of open source technology for many years. We worked with NASA three years ago to create an open source cloud, OpenStack, which has taken the world by storm. The impact that OpenStack has had on the world is massive. Some well known companies including Best Buy, Comcast and Bloomberg are all using OpenStack due to its open nature and the community around it. These companies spoke at the OpenStack Summit.
DevOps and automation are all the rage now a days and Chef is at the forefront. I spent Thursday and Friday of last week at ChefConf in San Francisco and heard some amazing presentations. The presentations were all recorded and are available on YouTube.
I wrote last week about a couple of keynotes that I attended, which you can find here. This post will share some more of the presentations I was able to attend, but also talk about the overall key points that all the speakers referenced.
Hello from Sunny San Francisco! Today is day 1 of ChefConf, a Devops focused convention. Developers and Engineers come to ChefConf to learn about Opscode's latest features and learn from their peers. Below I'll talk about a few of the sessions I attended today.