Chef on Chef: Migrating Critical Workloads to AWS

Presented by

Jessica DeVita, Technical Evangelist & Paul Mooring, Operations Manager

About this talk

Chef recently completed a migration of the entire of hosted Chef service, one of the largest implementations of Chef server in the world. We moved from an on-premises, third-party data center to running entirely in AWS with only 20 seconds of downtime. If you’re planning a complex migration of your own, or are just curious, join us for part two of our "Chef on Chef" series, Migrating Critical Workloads to AWS, to learn about how we did it. Jessica DeVita, Technical Evangelist at Chef, will chat with Paul Mooring, Operations Manager at Chef, about this multi-faceted operation. Jessica and Paul will cover topics such as defining and redefining a minimum viable product (MVP), load testing, dogfooding all the Chef things, using pipelines to manage machine image generation, failed monitoring solutions, the use of policy files, and lessons learned along the way. This webinar features an extended Q&A session, so come prepared with your Chef migration questions. Join us to learn: - How Chef’s Operations team migrated from an on premises datacenter to AWS with just 20 seconds of downtime - How we adapted our application deployments for the cloud - Tips for managing large-scale migration projects Who should attend: - Systems administrators - DevOps engineers - Systems architects

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