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Thursday, August 22


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Luke Kanies

Founder / CEO, Puppet Labs, Inc.
Luke is the founder and CEO of Puppet Labs, and the original author of Puppet and many related tools. He graduated in Chemistry from Reed College in 1996, started his career as a system administrator, and has been an open source contributor and speaker since 2000. He has presented... Read More →

Thursday August 22, 2013 9:00am - 9:35am
Grand Ballroom Fairmont Hotel


Keynote: Why Did We Think Large Scale Distributed Systems Would be Easy?
Google's Corporate Engineering SRE team provides infrastructure services used by many of Google's desktops, laptops and servers. This talk gives an overview of the design philosophy, challenges, technologies and some interesting failures seen while implementing infrastructure at scale.

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Gordon Rowell

Site Reliability Manager, Google
Gordon Rowell is a site reliability manager at Google, Sydney. His team focuses on delivering services to Googlers around the world. They have migrated major internal services to run on Google technology and are currently focused on removing dependencies on the corporate network... Read More →

Thursday August 22, 2013 9:40am - 10:10am
Grand Ballroom Fairmont Hotel


Keynote: Open Sourcing the Cloud
Red Hat is putting serious emphasis on cloud computing – with the goal of building agile infrastructure and platform clouds, which can be used to free developers and IT to do great things, faster. Brian will talk about how Red Hat’s “all-in” technology investments will help make this happen; including the external, upstream open source development model for RHEL, the Red Hat OpenStack community and the elasticity of deploying Openshift on top of Openstack.

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Brian Stevens

CTO and VP, Worldwide Engineering, Red Hat
Brian Stevens joined Red Hat's senior management team in 2001 and has been critical to the company's enterprise operating system, storage, and virtualization strategies. As CTO and vice president, Worldwide Engineering, Stevens has responsibility for Red Hat® engineering globally... Read More →

Thursday August 22, 2013 10:15am - 10:45am
Grand Ballroom Fairmont Hotel
Friday, August 23


Keynote: Stop Hiring Devops Experts (And Start Growing Them)
Everyone is putting "devops" on their LinkedIn profile, and everyone is trying to hire them. In this talk, Jez will argue this is not a recruitment problem but an organizations failure. This talk discusses how to grow great people and great organizations, and how the two problems are connected.

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Jez Humble

Principal, ThoughtWorks
Jez Humble is a Principal at ThoughtWorks Studios, and co-author of the Jolt Award winning Continuous Delivery, published in Martin Fowler’s Signature Series (Addison Wesley, 2010). He has worked as a software developer, product manager, consultant and trainer across a wide variety... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2013 9:00am - 9:25am
Grand Ballroom Fairmont Hotel


Keynote: Puppet for Production in WebEx
Getting started with Puppet configuring an individual machine is straightforward. Managing a cluster of machines across multiple data centers, supporting upgrades while running a 7x24 service, and building for collaboration is significantly more challenging. The WebEx team will discuss the problems and some strategies they are using to manage this complexity

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Reinhardt Quelle

Cloud Services Architect, Cisco/WebEx
Reinhardt Quelle is a Cloud Services Architect in the Cloud Collaboration Applications group at Cisco, where he’s responsible for defining infrastructure architecture and deployment automation . His group manages thousands of servers across multiple data centers around the world... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2013 9:30am - 9:55am
Grand Ballroom Fairmont Hotel


Keynote: Puppet at Scale – Case Study of PayPal's Learnings
Large scale and app level management pose challenges to any implementation of puppet. Come and learn some of the challenges PayPal Deployment Systems team faced and the how these were overcome.

With Stan Hsu, Chris Huang and Harendra Narayan

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Stan Hsu

Sr Dev Manager, PayPal
Stan Hsu is the Sr. Dev Manager for PayPal's deployment systems team. His team is currently responsible to build out a new deployment system based on puppet. In his tenure at eBay/PayPal, he's had the unique experience of having had access to all data centers in both eBay and PayPal... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2013 10:00am - 10:25am
Grand Ballroom Fairmont Hotel


Keynote: VMware vCHS, Puppet, and Project Zombie
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Nicholas Weaver

Cloud Automation Architect, Hybrid Cloud Service, VMware
Nicholas Weaver is the Cloud Automation Architect for VMware's vCloud Hybrid Service (vCHS) platform and the primary architect behind the vCHS automation framework (Project Zombie). He is also a co-creator of the PuppetLabs Razor project and many VMware-specific free tools. He previously... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2013 10:25am - 10:50am
Grand Ballroom Fairmont Hotel