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OCPHP April 2011 | Chef by Opscode | hosted by Branding Personality

  • Apr 27, 2011 · 7:00 PM
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Note: Branding Personality, venue host, is the same location as Co-Working Fullerton.



Aaron Peterson is a long-time Systems Engineer and Administrator who has worked at scale for companies like and BofA.  Now helping folks build fully automated infrastructure as a Technical Evangelist for Opscode, Inc. Aaron will give a basic overview of Chef, a leading open source tool and framework for automating configuration and systems integration.  He'll then show how to build a Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP application stack using existing community cookbooks to demonstrate the powerful and dynamic nature of infrastructure built with Opscode Chef.  We'll look closely at the methods and templates used to install and configure PHP in this stack.

Follow the speaker: @metaxis


Chef is an open source systems integration framework, built to bring the benefits of server configuration management to your entire infrastructure.


Opscode helps companies of all sizes develop automated server infrastructures. We started Chef, the popular open source integration framework whose adopters and contributors include some of the world's largest web infrastructure companies.


For those closer to the LA area, Aaron will also be presenting on the 28th.



See "Venue Location" below. Be sure to check out the picture of how to find the venue by visiting:


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Thanks to our Venue Sponsor: Branding Personality

Branding Personality an internet marketing agency in downtown Fullerton, specialized in WordPress web development, Search Engine Optimization, Pay per click advertising and Social Media marketing.

Venue Location

Entrance in at the Brick Basement (enter from the parking lot in the back) next to The Matador Restaurant. Just after you enter, take the door to your right, then up the stairs, and keep straight to our office. Milton Security and The Aura Group are also on the same floor.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Big thanks to the OpsCode guys for coming to OCPHP. The subject matter was a lot to get my head around, but should help me understand what our ops guys are doing with Chef little more!

    April 28, 2011

  • Paul

    This looks good and very interesting. I plan on going. I'm wanting to make a suggestion for future meetup possibility. I would like to see a meetup addressing how to work with the WHMCS API. What think you?

    April 11, 2011

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