[Note: Lunch-n-learn will be starting in July, as Robert's out of town the last week of June]
What It's About
Configuration Management is the process by which a software and hardware installation may be maintained in a consistent and scalable manner. Software like Puppet, Docker, Chef, Salt Stack, Vagrant are just a few of the tools deployed to deal with this often challenging problem space. This talk will discuss configuration management, the tools involved, and how these tools will save you time and lower your level of stress.
What You'll Learn
You'll learn the basics of configuration management. We'll touch on each of the software systems listed above. There will be a demo of local desktop configuration management with Chef and Vagrant, as well as server administration with AWS OpsWorks and Docker.
Tim Sabat was the first hire at Wufoo, which was later acquired by SurveyMonkey. He's currently working on a project called CodePen.io, which is the best place in the universe to learn, share and teach web development. He just moved to Bend from Palo Alto and is looking forward to meeting others in the tech scene here.