Jesse Robbins

Jesse Robbins

jesse@opscode.com

Seattle, Washington

Jesse Robbins (@jesserobbins) is CEO of Opscode (makers of Chef) and a recognized expert in Infrastructure, Web Operations, and Emergency Management.

He served as co-chair of the Velocity Web Performance & Operations Conference and contributes to the O’Reilly Radar. Prior to co-founding Opscode, he worked at Amazon.com with a title of "Master of Disaster" where he was responsible for Website Availability for every property bearing the Amazon brand.

Robbins is a volunteer Firefighter/EMT and Emergency Manager, and led a task force deployed in Operation Hurricane Katrina. His experiences in the fire service profoundly influence his efforts in technology, and he strives to distill his knowledge from these two worlds and apply it in service of both.

Web Operations Web Operations
by John Allspaw, Jesse Robbins
June 2010
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $35.99

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Webcast: The Best of Velocity - Choose Your Own Adventure 2: Electric Boogaloo
May 22, 2012
Highlights from this talk by Jesse Robbins and Adam Jacob talk include how marketing works, The No A**holes rule, Things that should be automated, Sysadmins, Devops and more.

"As you embark on managing your company’s web site and applications, this book can be your guide. Although DBAs perform many similar tasks (monitoring, backup, designing for scalability, etc.), the details are decidedly different for web operations. If you’re charged with managing web operations for your company, use this book to help guide you through the morass."
--Craig S. Mullins, Data and Technology Today