Infrastructure as Code With Joshua Timberman, Eric Sorenson, and Robyn Bergeron

Infrastructure as Code With Joshua Timberman, Eric Sorenson, and Robyn Bergeron (ADO44)

What does “infrastructure as code” actually mean? How is it different from configuration management? Special guests Joshua Timberman (Chef), Eric Sorenson (Puppet Labs), and Robyn Bergeron (Ansible) talk with Matt and Trevor about this very topic.

Show Notes

The Reddit post referenced in the episode:

Having a difficult time wrapping my head around test driven infrastructure


Check Outs


  • Policyfiles! Webinar coming soon, or already happened!
  • ChefDK 0.8.0, especially if you’re starting to work with Policyfiles
  • Fat Scotch Ale - Silver City Brewing get it at SEA TAC! :D



  • Eric: Lots of those peeps :) I am happy to help connect folks.
  • Ansible 2.0… soonish!
  • Fedora 23 beta: GO GET IT


  • Welcome to the Dungeon boardgame
  • Rocket League


Joshua Timberman

Joshua Timberman

Joshua Timberman is a code cleric at Chef, where he Cures Technical Debt Wounds 1d8 lines of code at a time.

Eric Sorenson

Eric Sorenson

After 16 years working as a systems/network administrator in the Bay Area, Eric relocated to Portland in 2012 to further develop his passion for awesome configuration management tools. When he’s not grooming backlogs for Puppet, he’s out enjoying Oregon’s trails with his partner Jen, son Gunnar, and neurotic-yet-lovable pointer Indigo.

Robyn Bergeron

Robyn Bergeron

Robyn Bergeron is a Community Architect at Ansible, building community bridges and inspiring contributors to do great things. She’s been a sysadmin, program manager, business analyst, and developer advocate in past lives, and started her career in open source at Red Hat, where she was the Fedora Project Leader.