Austin 2013 - program

Platinum sponsors


If you are new to the Open Space concept you may want to read some more details.

Live music and film!
Just announced - on Tuesday night, Austin's own Lord Buffalo will perform during happy hour, starting at 5:30pm in the theater. This will be followed by a showing of the classic film Office Space at 8pm.


Day 1

08:00- 09:15

Registration and Sponsor Booths Open
09:15- 09:35
John Willis (Vision)
State of the Union
09:35- 10:10
Pete Cheslock (Talk)
How to retain your hardest to hire positions (DevOps, System Automation, Release Engineering)
10:10- 10:45
Lee Thompson (Talk)
Its not me, its you - your dysfunctional relationship with script code
10:45- 11:00
Break
11:00- 11:35
Chris McClimans (Talk)
Sharing a Culture of Automation - Instant Infrastructure in Developing Nations
11:35- 12:10
Dominica DeGrandis (Talk)
Who is the Enemy - Us or Motionlessness?
12:10- 12:20
Break
12:20- 12:25
James Wickett (Ignite)
Be mean to your code with Gauntlt
12:25- 12:30
Ernest Mueller (Ignite)
Speeding Up Releases
12:30- 12:35
Nick Silkey (Ignite)
Level Up: From Ops to Engineers
12:35- 12:40
Paul Voccio (Ignite)
Deploying 10,000 nodes simultaneously
12:40- 12:45
Ben Whaley (Ignite)
Monitor the customer - Feed the business.
12:45- 12:50
Matthew Hooker (Ignite)
ZooKeeper discovery with Exhibitor
12:50- 12:55
Cindy VanEpps (Ignite)
The DevOps Dunking Booth: Continuous Consumption
12:55- 14:00
Lunch
14:00- 14:30
Open Space (Open Space)
Open Space Opening
14:30- 15:15
Open Space (Open Space)
Open Space #1
15:15- 15:30
Break
15:30- 16:15
Open Space (Open Space)
Open Space #2
16:15- 16:30
Break
16:30- 17:30
Open Space (Open Space)
Open Space #3
17:30- 20:30
Happy Hour
Happy Hour and Music by Lord Buffalo
20:30- 22:30
Evening Event
Movie: Office Space
22:30
Closing

Day 2

08:30- 09:15

Registration and Sponsor Booths Open
09:15- 09:35
Patrick DeBois (Vision)
The Future of DevOps
09:35- 10:10
Gene Kim (Talk)
How Do We Better Sell DevOps?
10:10- 10:45
Nick Galbreath (Talk)
Care and Feeding of Large Scale Graphite Installations
10:45- 11:05
Break
11:05- 11:40
Jeff Hackert (Talk)
Exploiting Conway's Law for Underpants and Profit
11:40- 11:45
Karthik Gaekwad (Ignite)
SEXY Dashboards with Twitter Bootstrap
11:45- 11:50
Alex Corley (Ignite)
Chef Recipes, Gitflow, Developer/Staging/Production Environments and Chef Server
11:50- 11:55
Isaac Salpeter (Ignite)
Inside S3 Operations, or How (not) to Store Trillions of Objects
11:55- 12:00
Jesse Gonzalez (Ignite)
NIH syndrome - Pitfall or Paradise
12:00- 12:05
Neil Matatall (Ignite)
Dig up stupid
12:05- 12:10
Peco Karayanev (Ignite)
Why does monitoring suck? Because it is rooted in detecting failure, and not preventing it
12:10- 12:20
Victor Trac (Ignite)
9 AWS Infrastructure Hacks You Should Do
12:20- 12:50
(Ignite)
Open Mic Ignites
12:50- 14:00
Lunch
14:00- 14:30
Open Space (Open Space)
Open Space Re-Opening
14:30- 15:15
Open Space (Open Space)
Open Space #1
15:15- 15:30
Break
15:30- 16:15
Open Space (Open Space)
Open Space #2
16:15- 17:00
Open Space
Open Space #3
17:00
Closing
Zeroturnaround Urbancode UC4 HP Puppetlabs BMC Opscode Datadog HQ Collabnet

Gold sponsors

Serena SoftServe Confio OPNET PagerDuty Stackdriver Rackspace New Iron RetailMeNot Bazaarvoice AppDynamics Zenoss

Happy hour sponsor

Dell

Lanyard sponsor

CloudStack

Thanks to

Austin Film Society