Configuration Management has changed the world of Systems Administration. The skills required for infrastructure operations and software engineering are rapidly becoming the same. Testing is a topic most developers learn "after the fact", but is core to the fabric of operations reality. Explore software testing topic through the lense of a sysadmin that has only recently learned it from the software side.
Sean O'Meara (@someara) manages the public cookbooks for Chef. He has been a systems administrator since the middle 90s. He freed himself from the pager around 5 years ago and has been mostly consulting ever since.