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Archive for February, 2010

Awsome Cloud Meetup 02/09/2010 – Chef 101

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Awsome Cloud Meetup 02/09/2010 – Chef 101 View more presentations from John Willis.

AWSome Atlanta February 2010

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Last night’s AWSome Atlanta meeting was one of the best attended that I can remember. The main topic was the Chef configuration management tool for computer infrastructures. The crowd was a mix of the ‘usual suspects’ and quite a few new faces. Read Chris Curtin’s blog for the rest of the story….

Does Automation Replace Humans?

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Somewhere in a land a long time ago, there was this steel factory in the heartland of Pennsylvania.  In this steel factory there was a bulletin board on a factory floor room, and on the board were two large posters.  The first poster was a reminder of the upcoming layoffs on Friday with procedures for [...]

Opscamp Austin Roundup

Monday, February 1st, 2010

The inaugural Opscamp meeting went really well. About two years ago Mark Hinkle and I tried to run a barcamp called BarcampESM. There were only around 20 people at the event. We had a great time. The bottom line was that there really wasn’t as much interest in the topic of “Operations/Systems Administration” in 2007 [...]