Test Driven Infrastructure With Arthur Maltson and Michael Goetz

Posted on Thursday, Nov 19, 2015
Testing your infrastructure code is critical. But exactly HOW do you go about doing this? Matt talks with Arthur Maltson and Michael Goetz about using tools such as Test Kitchen, Chef Audit Mode, InSpec, and Chef Compliance to help you build confidence in your infracode.

Guests

Arthur Maltson

Arthur Maltson

Arthur Maltson is a Software Developer who’s 70% Dev and 30% Ops. He’s currently practicing DevOps during the day and, as a husband and father he’s also doing DadOps at night. Arthur embodies the Full Stack developer with his passion for infrastructure automation, API crafting, front end development and making work fun by introducing and/or building new tools. In his spare time Arthur spends far too much time trying to keep up with the latest tech. He also occasionally blogs, Tweets and commits to OSS.

Michael Goetz

Michael Goetz

Michael is the Solutions Engineering Manager for Chef’s Solution Engineering team, where he helps customers with distributed teams work safely and quickly with Chef to manage their infrastructure. He has several years of automation, systems and configuration management experience across many different types of businesses. An avid woodworker, Michael loves to spend time crafting furniture when he’s not helping others solve their technical problems.

Hosts

Matty Stratton

Matty Stratton

Matty Stratton is a HumanOps Advocate at PagerDuty, where he helps dev and ops teams advance the practice of their craft and become more operationally mature. He collaborates with PagerDuty customers and industry thought leaders in the broader DevOps community, and back when he drove, his license plate actually said “DevOps”.

Matty has over 20 years experience in IT operations, ranging from large financial institutions such as JPMorganChase and internet firms, including Apartments.com. He is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and ITSM focused events, including ChefConf, DevOpsDays, Interop, PINK, and others worldwide. Matty is the founder and co-host of the popular Arrested DevOps podcast, as well as a global organizer of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.

He lives in San Francisco and has three awesome kids - Henry, Joey, and Sophia, who he loves just a little bit more than he loves Doctor Who. He is currently on a mission to discover the best pho in the world.


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