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Wednesday, July 13 • 2:00pm - 2:40pm
Session: Adding Windows to Your Kitchen
In "Adding Windows to Your Kitchen", Trevor "The Chef Prince" Hess from 10th Magnitude and Levi Geinert from the Target DevOps Dojo will discuss common practices and challenges in the process of converging Windows. You’ll learn how you can use your existing Chef knowledge to build out integrations so your Windows machines can have the same level of testing/coverage as your Linux machines! Attendees will learn how 10th Magnitude and Target approached: -Kitchen Setup, Image Requirements, and Reboots -WinRM challenges (it's getting better!) -WSUS limits & Workarounds (Chef solo schedules task) -Using Rake tasks to manage multiple converges -Leverage DSC to make your life easier -Pester for testing -Tying into existing source control & CI tools -Utilizing add-ons like Jenkins, TeamCity, TFS, Git, NANO, containers, and more! In addition to the spoken presentation, "Adding Windows to Your Kitchen" will include a 5 minute episode of the "popular", (and completely made-up) renovation series: 127.0.0.1 Improvement (read as: Localhost Improvement) The video will introduce the higher-level concepts of the presentation in a similar way to last year’s "Chef Prince of Azure" music video. Think equal parts "Tool Time" from Home Improvement and This Old House.

Speakers
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Levi Geinert

Principal Engineer, Target Corporation
Levi Geinert is a Principal Engineer in Engineering Practices at Target Corporation. He has worked to develop and mature DevOps practices and with a special focus on Windows automation
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Trevor Hess

Principal Consultant, 10th Magnitude
Trevor Hess is a Principal Consultant at 10th Magnitude and a co-host of the Arrested DevOps Podcast. Trevor is a regular speaker at events across the country like ChefConf and DevOps Days Chicago, as well as local meetups. He proudly holds the title "Chef Prince of Azure," and loves automating infrastructure with PowerShell and Chef. Trevor also enjoys building continuous delivery pipelines and continuous deployment models. Between exceedingly... Read More →


Wednesday July 13, 2016 2:00pm - 2:40pm
JW Marriott Austin 110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701