Chef: The Swiss Army Knife of Cloud Infrastructure


Chef is an open source configuration management and automation framework used to configure, deploy and manage infrastructure of every type. Deploying to the cloud has made it easy to run large numbers of servers and Chef makes it even easier to deploy to nearly every public and private cloud platform as well as virtualized and physical servers. This talk will provide a quick introduction to Chef and is intended for sysadmins and developers familiar with the concepts behind managing applications and infrastructure in the cloud, without diving too deeply into technical specifics.

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 16:15 to 17:00