Jon Cowie

Jon Cowie

Senior Operations engineer at Etsy, Chef nut

Canterbury, England

Areas of Expertise:

  • Chef
  • infrastructure automation
  • configuration management
  • knife
  • customizing chef
  • speaking
Jon Cowie is a senior operations engineer at Etsy where he mixes his love of both coding and operations to try and solve interesting problems. He has created and open sourced a number of projects, including the Chef tools knife-spork and knife-preflight, and has spoken at several of O'Reilly's Velocity conferences.

Customizing Chef Customizing Chef
by Jon Cowie
September 2014 (est.)
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Ohai, New Ohai Plugins!

April 15 2014

When you start to use the Chef configuration management system, you will quickly encounter a tool it ships with called Ohai which collects information about the underlying system to expose to the Chef Client as attributes during its run. These attributes allows you to easily incorporate … read more

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