6 and 7 February 2017

Gent, Belgium

Chef, Microsoft, and Open Source -

State of the Nation

Stuart Preston - Monday, February 6, 17:00 - 17:40 - B3.019

It's 2017 and 60% of all VMs started in the Azure cloud are Linux based, Microsoft are significant open source contributors and some products of theirs that you never expected to run cross-platform now do. We will explore some of these products and how they can be deployed, tested and managed using the Chef toolset.

Slides are available on Speaker Deck.

About Stuart Preston

Stuart Preston is a Product Manager at Chef, focusing on the Microsoft ecosystem. Over a career spanning two decades he has helped enterprises of all shapes and sizes build scalable systems on the Microsoft platform.

Stuart is a keen supporter of Chef and Microsoft Azure via his open- source contributions and he has also written a book "Using Chef with Microsoft Azure." He was awarded the Microsoft MVP (Azure) and Awesome Community Chef awards in 2016.