Past Meetup

DevOps: State of the Nation- Chris Read

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Chris Read former ThoughtWorker and currently at DRW and long time DevOps veteran is in the Chicago from London and will present at a Chicago DevOps meeting this Dec the 7th at 6:15.

Talk Summary:

DevOps is gaining credibility. Industry analysts such as Gartner are talking about it, the big IT vendors are already trying to sell DevOps “solutions.” At its heart it is the integration of Agile principles into Operations practices. With its roots in dysfunctional Enterprises, it has enabled the rise of the Cloud and Web 2.0 giants. As DevOps matures it will help all those in the industry focus on their core business. It will continue to drive the realization of utility computing.


Chris Read currently works at DRW where he helps developers and operations deliver more value faster. He used to work for ThoughtWorks as a Principal Technical Consultant and Infrastructure Specialist. This basically meant he helped developers understand the environments they are developing for, and helped the client infrastructure people build better systems. His specialties are Unix (any flavor) and networking. He has done time as a Developer and as a Sys Admin, but now he is both…

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DRW Trading
540 W Madison
Chicago, IL 60661

Come in the Madison Street Entrance and take the escalator up to Security. After checking-in follow the signs to the 3rd floor meeting room.