Jessica DeVita

Former Chef Employee

ChefConf Learning Paths: Build your custom agenda

Heading to ChefConf? Here are some sample schedules to help you get the most out of your time in Austin! Whether you’re totally new to this whole DevOps and Chef thing, or you’re a distributed systems engineer building ultra scalable microservices with Habitat, there are sessions perfect for you.

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Hands on with Habitat – West Coast

Chef has been on the road hosting workshops to help people take an applications-first approach to automation with Habitat. Our most recent stops on our Hands on With Habitat world tour were March 22 and 23 in San Francisco and San Jose. These workshops are aimed at anyone involved in building, deploying, or managing applications.

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Story Mapping with Jeff Patton at ChefConf

I recently had the pleasure of attending a 2-day class by Jeff Patton, author of User Story Mapping: Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product, hosted by our #ChefFriends Jeff Hackert, VP of Engineering at Soylent.

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Chef at SCaLE15x

The 15th annual SCaLE (Southern California Area Linux Expo) was held March 2-5, 2017  at the Pasadena Convention Center. This 4-day gathering of Linux enthusiasts was filled with 200+ speakers and presentations, 90+ exhibits and lots of special events.

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Continuous Compliance with InSpec: Bay Area Chef Meetup at Wealthfront

Last month, I spoke at the The Bay Area Chef Meetup, hosted by long time #ChefFriends, Wealthfront. They shared their Chef development process beginning with local dev, using Test Kitchen, all the way through their automated testing pipeline. There were also a lot of great discussions about test driven development practices.

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Chef at DevOps Enterprise Summit 2016

DevOps Enterprise Summit is a conference dedicated to helping individuals and companies navigate their DevOps journeys. Over 1300 DevOps practitioners (new and experienced alike) from organizations like Target, Disney, IBM and Walmart came together, November 13-15 in San Francisco, to share inspiring stories and cautionary tales.

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