Maintenance Mode: Leveraging Chef to Schedule Patching, Reboot, etc.


With Gilbert Sanchez at Facebook | Monday, November 12, 2018


New choco package requires a reboot? Windows patches overdue? Hear how Facebook EE (IT) created a source controlled way to schedule service interrupting changes while not impacting business as usual.

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Gilbert Sanchez - "Señor" Systems Engineer, Facebook
Gilbert is a "Señor" Systems Engineer at Facebook on the Enterprise Core Services team specializing in PowerShell, Chocolatey, and Chef. Managing all the Windows servers for the entire corporate fleet while building tools for Corp and Prod. When not writing PowerShell or ruby, he can be found backpacking, fishing or posting memes.