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The Changelog Interview: DevOps and Chef

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I appeared alongside Corey Donohoe, from Github, on this weeks episode of the The Changelog. We chatted about DevOps, Opscode Chef and other sundry items.

You can listen to the full interview here:

or on the show page.

I highly recommend becoming a regular listener of the podcast, Wynn and Adam do a great job giving you an overview of this week in open source.

First Day of School

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First Day of School

First day of preschool: hand in hand the Chislets set out into the world…two years went by in a flash.

Scoble Interview: Opscode + MaxMedia

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Not long ago John Willis (VP of services at Opscode) and I gave a quick interview with Robert Scoble discussing how my company, MaxMedia, has leveraged Opscode Chef and the Rackspace Cloud to scale our small development team and save money. Figure the video can speak for itself:

ATLRUG Chef Presentation

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Last week I gave a presentation to the Atlanta Ruby User’s Group discussing Maxmedia’s use of Opscode Chef (and Hosted Chef) for managing our Rackspace Cloud infrastructure. The presentation was titled Scaling People: The 5 Ws of Chef @ MaxMedia and talks about how Chef not only helps scale one’s infrastructure but can also help scale a small team of people:

Lucky for all of you my ugly mug never appears on camera! You still have to listen to my voice though! If you live in Atlanta and are even remotely interested in Ruby I highly recommend making the monthly ATLRUG meetings…if for nothing else come for the free pizza!