Opscode Blows Into the Windy City

Opscode will be blowing into the Windy City in February for two great events.

Join Opscode and Promet Source on Monday, February 11 at 5:00 PM for a night of learning, demos, and Chef 11 roadmap discussion.

The night will include:

zero-to-Drupal Application with Chef – an introduction to Chef and walkthrough of setting up Chef to deploy and manage a basic Drupal application.

Automation at Promet – A look at how Promet Source is automating the development and delivery of their products and services.

What’s New in Chef 11 – Chef 11 is the next major release of the automation framework.  We’ll explore some of the architectural changes and new features in Chef 11.

Opscode Technical Community Manager, Nathen Harvey, will be on hand and joined by developers from Promet Soure. Come ready to learn more about Chef, do some networking, and find your next step on the path to automation.

RSVP for this meetup now.

Continue your learning on Tuesday, February 12th during a Chef Introductory Workshop.

This Chef Introductory Workshop is a hands on training class for getting familiar with Chef for performing common automation tasks. By the end of this workshop, you’ll be able to:

  • Set up a local workstation with Chef and connect to a Chef Server.
  • Describe the steps performed during a chef-client run
  • Describe Chef’s Authentication Cycle
  • Build Chef roles using the Ruby DSL
  • Manipulate configuration through data in attributes
  • Use Chef’s search API for dynamic configuration
  • List a number of additional resources that are available for help

Early bird pricing for this workshop ends February 5th.  Get your tickets today!

Nathen Harvey

As the VP of Community Development at Chef, Nathen helps the community whip up an awesome ecosystem built around the Chef framework. Nathen also spends much of his time helping people learn about the practices, processes, and technologies that support DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and Web-scale IT. Prior to joining Chef, Nathen spent a number of years managing operations and infrastructure for a number of web applications. Nathen is a co-host of the Food Fight Show, a podcast about Chef and DevOps.