Computer Engine War API's Puppet vs. Ansible

Tue, July 10, 2018

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office - Madison Building

600 Dulany Street

Alexandria, VA 22314


Tech Duels will convene hundreds of engineers and developers across all areas of technology. Come for the tool stack learning and tech debates, stay for the high-fives and ultra-diverse networking. Food & Drinks Included! Learn more about your career development, recruiting and retaining diverse tech talent, and more.


What You Missed...

This installment featured professionals in Ansible and Puppet to deep dive into the strategies and use-cases that make them great, and defend against the not-so-great moments. It's more than a lively debate, it's a celebration of the developer talent in the Greater Washington, D.C. Region. Developers across industries, proficiency levels and more come to Tech Duels to connect, engage and educate.


BATTLE OF THE COMPUTER ENGINE APIs: PUPPET AND ANSIBLE

On July 10th, two debaters from each team will defend and advance the case for technology of their choice within the Compute Engine APIs, Puppet and Ansible. This debate format encourages developers to come out of their shells and go head-to-head with other platforms and technologies.Industry analyst firm Gartner predicts that the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) market will grow by 38.6% in 2017 to reach $34.6 billion by the end of the year. IaaS shows no sign of slowing down in the foreseeable future, and is expected to reach $71.55 billion by 2021.


EVENT AGENDA

5:00 PM Doors Open
5:30 - 9:00 PM Tech Duels Developer Mixer
5:45 PM Welcome by Tech Duels Team
6:00 PM Speaker Introductions
6:15 - 7:30 PM Ansible v. Puppet Debate
7:30 - 7:45 PM Most Valuable Debator & Winners
8:00 PM Doors Close



Meet the Debaters

Team Puppet

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Trevor Vaughan, Vice President at Onyx Point Inc

Team Puppet

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Tim Marcinowksi, Founder at TaskFit.io

Team Ansible

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Jonathan Altman, Principal at Async.io

Team Ansible

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Jonathan Davila, Manager at MindPoint Group

Meet the judges

Alison Rowland

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 Technical Lead, Digital Commerce at Capital One

Firoze Lafeer

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CTO at Breakout Capital Finance

Mike Garris

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Solutions Architect at FedSoft Inc

LovelHolly Bazemore

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Manager, Systems and Operations, Machine Learning and AI at Amazon Web Services

Jaskaran Sangra

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Director, Cloud Operations & DevOps at Alarm.com

Brandt Heisey

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Enterprise Architect at Buchanan & Edwards