Wouldn’t it be great to remove the “it works on my machine” scenario? Don’t you have better things to do with your time then manually configure systems? In this live, hands-on demonstration Matt will introduce you to the concepts of Infrastructure as Code and Automation; show you how we to use Chef to develop and test system configuration locally, and then deploy them to a production environment in Microsoft Azure.
Matt Stratton is a solutions architect at Chef, where he demonstrates how Chef’s automation platform provides speed and flexibility to clients’ infrastructure. He is devoted to concepts like Continuous Delivery and Infrastructure as Code, and his license plate actually says “DevOps”. He is the creator and co-host of the popular “Arrested DevOps” podcast.
Matt has over 15 years experience in IT operations, ranging from large financial institutions such as JPMorganChase and internet firms, including Apartments.com. He has given presentations at Microsoft-sponsored events, ChefConf, DevOpsDays, Interop, and various local groups within the Chicagoland area.
He lives in Chicago and has an unhealthy obsession with Doctor Who, Firefly, and Game of Thrones.