Food Fight

The Podcast where DevOps chefs do battle

InSpec

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Join us for a discussion about InSpec, the open-source testing framework for infrastructure with a human- and machine-readable language for specifying compliance, security, and policy requirements.

Panel

Outline & Show Notes

What’s Cooking? - Chef News & Events

Show Notes

  • InSpec - open-source testing framework for infrastructure with a human- and machine-readable language for specifying compliance, security and policy requirements.
  • Inspec vs Serverspec
  • Why another test framework?
  • Testing
  • Who are the target users of inspec?
  • Security
  • Chef Compliance
  • The inspec command line interface
  • Train - Transport Interface to unify communication over SSH, WinRM, and friends.

Picks

Christoph

Dominik

  • InSpec 1.0 - watch for it soon!

Gary

Paul

Mike

Nathen

  • Take a vacation!

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The Food Fight Show is brought to you by Nathen Harvey with help from other hosts and the awesome community of Chefs.

The show is sponsored, in part, by Chef.

Feedback, suggestions, and questions: info@foodfightshow.com or http://github.com/foodfight/showz.

Learning Reviews

Join us for a discussion of Learning Reviews. What and how can we learn from failure?

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Panel

Outline & Show Notes

  • Beyond Blame: Learning From Failure and Success by Dave Zwieback
  • Learning Reviews vs Performance Reviews and Postmortems
  • Blameless Postmortems
  • The History of the Book and The Postmortems Workshops
  • Lola’s Postmortem Workshop Experience
  • Identifying and Preventing Blame
  • Accountability
  • Prioritization
  • Tradeoffs
  • Understanding Risk
  • Discount Rank (Why is an executive in the room?)
  • Where do you start?
  • Closing Comments
    • Postmortems reveal a lot of opportunities for organizational change. There is ideally a channel for directing this to the right team. (And someone empowered/able to manage that process)
    • Maybe you’d have an executives-only learning review about, say, a recent board meeting
    • Assess the degree of organizational maturity when figuring out how to set up learning reviews for success.
  • Other Resources:

Picks

Dave

Nathen

Mike

Robb

Christopher

Yulia

Caitlin

Lola

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The Food Fight Show is brought to you by Nathen Harvey with help from other hosts and the awesome community of Chefs.

The show is sponsored, in part, by Chef.

Feedback, suggestions, and questions: info@foodfightshow.com or http://github.com/foodfight/showz.