OUDL Talk: Hip Ops w/ Rob (Infrastructure as Code, w/ Ruby & Chef)

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OUDL Talk: Hip Ops w/ Rob (Infrastructure as Code, w/ Ruby & Chef) Kyle Oba 9/23/12 2:48 AM

First things first, we have a new Horrible (talk) Logo: 

http://www.meetup.com/dynamic/events/81091042/

Check it out, RSVP, see you there.

Rob Berger will present his approach to treating Infrastructure as Code, in which he will speak about deploying complex services to the cloud using Ruby and Chef.

Rob is a founder and the CTO of Runa Inc., an early stage start-up developing a Software as a Service for online merchants. Runa increases conversion of shoppers while on the merchant's site using real-time, individualized promotions.

At Runa, Rob is leading an agile development effort that is pushing the state-of-the-art in personalization, service scaling, statistical / semantic processing and ajax technologies. Their system architecture includes the use of HBase/Hadoop, Clojure, Swarmiji, AMQP/RabbitMQ, Redis and Opscode Chef.

Rob is also the President and Founder of Internet Bandwidth Development, a consultancy focusing on providing technology consulting specializing in backbone networks, access networks, wireless networks, and innovative Internet/Web applications and services. IBD has provided services to technology start-ups, top names in Internet hardware and software, as well as venture capital firms, including Panorama Capital, SkyPilot Networks, VISA, Cisco, Ascend, iPass, and Oki Networks.