RR 348: Continuous Automation – Chef, InSpec, and Habitat with Nathen Harvey and Nell Shamrell-Harrington

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    Panel:

    Dave Kimura

    Eric Berry

    David Richards

    Special Guest: Nathen Harvey and Nell Shamrell-Harrington

    In this episode, the Ruby Rogues panelist speak with Nathen Harvey and Nell Shamrell-Harrington. Nell is the Senior Software Development Engineer at Chef, the CTO at Operation Code. Nathen is the VP Community at Chef. The topic of discussion is about Chef. Chef is a platform that enables teams to collaborate, share, and automate everything.

    In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

    • What is Dev Ops? A cultural and professional movement, focused on how we build and operate high-velocity organizations, born from the experiences of its practitioners.
    • Chef Automate – the platform that enables teams to collaborate, share, and automate everything.
    • Cultural and Professional
    • Continuous Automation – Chef, InSpec, Habitat
    • 3 Main Focuses: Infrastructure Automation, Compliance Automation, Application Automation
    • Instanbul, AWS Cloud, Etc.
    • AWS Bean Stalk
    • Chef works best at “Massive Scale”
    • Where Chef shines!
    • Tests
    • More on compliance
    • InSpec
    • Things to do at the minimum?
    • Talks about issues with infrastructure issues at Knight Capital
    • Habitat – Application Automation, Build, deploy, run any application, anywhere.
    • If you hate Dev Ops?
    • Chef Community – Slack
    • The best way to learn about each of these – https://learn.chef.io/#/
    • and much much more.

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    Picks:

    David

    • Zat Rana -https://medium.com/personal-growth/how-ernest-hemingway-became-an-overnight-success-3277b482c39c

    Eric

    Dave

    Chuck

    Nell

    Nathen