Windows DevOps and Configuration Management at Rackspace

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Jon Madison

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Windows DevOps and Configuration Management at Rackspace The word Automation in the Windows world has often been met with a bit of skepticism. The OS itself has not always been the friendliest to manage in automated fashion. However, with the release of Powershell 4.0 and Desired State Configuration (DSC), a new world of possibility has opened up. Rackspace is leveraging DSC in its Windows DevOps offering to provide Configuration Management and greater automation capabilities for our customers. In this webinar you will learn: •A high-level overview of DSC. •How Rackspace leverages DSC to provide Configuration Management on Windows. •Sample use-cases for automating deployment at Rackspace via DSC. Presenter Bio: Jon Madison is the Manager of the Windows DevOps Engineering team at Rackspace. Jon has a passion for both Automation and Fanatical Support. The emergence of Configuration Management in the Windows world has created an opportunity for him to lead a team of talented Engineers in their pursuit of creating a true next-generation Windows experience for our customers. You can reach him at @jmadsawesome on Twitter and Racker_Jmad on the Rackspace Community.

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