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The Cloudcast #140 – More DevOps, Less Snowflakes

04.29.2014
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Date: April 25, 2014

By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely

Description: Brian talks with Michael Ducy (Global Partner Evangelist at Chef, @mfdii) about ChefConf, Chef Development Kit, the evolution from AgileOps to DevOps, Enterprise adoption rates, OpenStack vs. CloudStack vs AWS, and a day in the life of a DevOps team. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (www.nin.com)

Topic 1- What is your background in DevOps and how has it evolved over the past 5-10 years?
Topic 2 - Help us understand how complex web-scale environments can be (example from Orbitz) and what most people misunderstand when they interact as a end-user.
Topic 3 - What were the highlights from ChefConf last week?
Topic 4 - When companies life Chef engage with customers, what does a typical engagement look like? What is the Chef Development Kit?
Topic 5 - What's the real world DevOps for Dummies? Is there a stack that you typically suggest people start with? Web resources? Twitter folks? Podcasts?
Topic 6 - What are you seeing in the market in terms of Public vs. Private Cloud usage? How much is modernized IT and how much is actually Cloud / DevOps?
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