Topic: "The Future of Configuration Management" - Thoughts shared by Mark Burgess, CTO, co-Founder of CFEngine & one of the pioneers of Config Management
A few copies of Mark's book "In Search of Certainty" will be raffled off to attendees.
A few passes of CFEngine's Promise14 User Conference Sept 17-19 at the DoubleTree SFO will also be raffled off.
Speaker: Mark Burgess, CTO & co-founder of CFEngine
Dr. Burgess holds a first class honours degree in Physics from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and a PhD in Theoretical Physics also from Newcastle, for which he received the Runcorn Prize. He has made significant contributions in the fields of automation and policy-based management, including the idea of operator convergence and promise theory. He has received a number of awards, including the SAGE 2003 Professional Contribution Award: "For groundbreaking work in systems administration theory and individual contributions to the field".