In this episode with Adam Jacob, we discuss Adam’s role in the history of the DevOps movement, from creating Chef to becoming CEO of System Initiative. You’ll learn about configuration management frameworks vs infrastructure as code, how DevOps workflows have evolved over time, and what’s next for the industry. Tune-in today!
Adam Jacob is an engineering and product innovator, with decades of experience designing, building, and managing large production systems. Adam is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of System Initiative.
Adam previously co-founded Chef Software, was the original author of Chef, served as CTO, and on the board of directors. Chef grew out of HJK Solutions, an automated infrastructure consultancy responsible for helping build some of the earliest large-scale production cloud infrastructures. A systems administrator at heart, Adam has also been responsible for internal corporate automation, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts, and a whole lot of systems automation.