More than ever, developers are being thrown into the lion pit of database administration. But in this talk, we'll spend a quick hour talking about things you can do to improve PostgreSQL performance, even iff you can't change the underlying hardware.
Becoming aware of the opportunities each of us have to mentor those around us.
This is DevOps Day, we clearly do not hate monitoring. Those metrics and measurements are a key part of making the informed decisions. Over the summer the DevOps community and the "Monitoring Sucks" project kicked off discussions about the current state of monitoring and where it needs to improve. At DevOps Day LA we will bring together DevOps community members and developers of monitoring software to discuss the current state of the art, what its missing, and what we as a community can do to fix it.
Learn about the latest developments in Btrfs, the next generation file system included in the Linux 3.0 kernel.
Amazon Web Services is the dominant public cloud provider in the industry. And for good reason: they make it dead simple to get up and running in the cloud. Lock-in risks in the public cloud world, though, are enormous: what alternatives will users have if, for whatever reason, they decide that Amazon services are no longer for them? How do we leverage the freedom of choice provided by open source in a cloud world that is increasingly dominated by a single entity?
Ever have a code release go horribly wrong? Have a routine system upgrade turn into 12 hours of downtime? Had to field angry phone calls from engineers, customers and your boss? Sometimes things go horribly wrong. This talk will teach you how to plan for the worst, minimize risk and recover gracefully from failure.
How well do yours Dev and Ops teams know each other? Join us for the DevOps Newly Wed Game and find out! Our host John Willis will interview Dev and Ops representatives from eHarmony, CityGrid, and others to see how DevOps is implemented in their respective organizations.
Build a Cloud Day will be dedicated to teaching users how to build and manage a cloud computing environment using free and open source software. The program is designed to expose attendees to the concepts and best practices around deploying cloud computing infrastructure.
A half day crash course in everything needed for the LPIC-2 exam being offered on Sunday January 22 at SCALE 10x.