Zero to Production in Crazy Time: Adobe’s Transformation – John Martinez

Adobe has quickly scaled from nothing to a huge presence in the AWS cloud.

This is the story from the trenches: how we screwed up, learned and evolved our use of Chef to help get us to today. Taming Chef to work in the AWS cloud while trying to build a platform at a large scale was not as easy as we originally planned, and we’re consistently trying to make it better. We’ll share some tips and tricks from our experience.