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Managing Large Scale Cloud Deployment Using Juju and Charm

Cloning SysAdmins with Juju and The Cloud

It's time to face the music: There's only a couple guys in Ops, and a
lot of infrastructure to set up and it was all due yesterday. If only
you could clone all the sysadmins of the world to get all of their
expertise and know-how in deploying open source applications, you could actually get it done.

Perhaps there is a way: Juju and Charms! Juju encapsulates services in a way that promotes sharing and collaboration the same way packages have done for open source software.

If you are a sysadmin or a developer who is looking to get an
infrastructure of databases, loadbalancers, and webapps up to speed
rapidly, Juju may be interesting. If you are looking into deploying something massively scalable, like OpenStack or Hadoop, Juju is built to handle that task.

Speaker Bio:

Clint Byrum is a member of the Canonical Ubuntu Server Team and a leader of the Juju Charm community. Clint brings years of Ops and Development experience in web environments to the task of making Ubuntu Server and Juju shine.

Twitter - @spamaps

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  • Steve A.

    Was good session and very informative.

    November 20, 2012

  • Hung T.

    Hi one of the member sent a message to us organizers about how technical the meetup will be - sorry i lost that message so was not able to respond directly.

    I checked with our speaker he said the depth of things will be flexible based on who's at the meetup. Other than that you will have opportunity to engage Clint prior or after the meetup. His role is evangelist of the technology and is very interested in hearing from his customers so come on by!

    November 8, 2012

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