What to automate? Which parts of the delivery process are good candidates? Which applications will benefit from automation? At first, those sound like silly questions. Automate all your repetitive processes. If you think that you'll do the same thing manually more than once, automate it. Why would you waste your creative potential and knowledge by doing things that are much better done by scripts? Yet, an average company does not adhere to that logic. Why is that? ...
Julian Dunn, Director of Product Marketing at Chef, has joined the DEVOPSdigest Vendor Forum.
Dunn has been with the company since 2013 in a variety of roles: professional services, engineering, and most recently, product management, where he helped to launch InSpec and Habitat. Before joining Chef, Dunn was a system administrator and software engineer at large and small companies across such diverse sectors as advertising, broadcasting, and Internet security. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the University of Toronto.
Chef is a provider of Continuous Automation software, an innovator in cloud native operations and one of the founders of the DevOps movement. Chef works with more than a thousand of the most innovative companies around the world to deliver their vision of digital transformation, providing the practices and platform to deliver software at speed. Chef Automate is Chef’s Continuous Automation Platform, which is powered by a vast community and open source software engines: Chef for infrastructure, Habitat for application, and InSpec for compliance.