Speaker: Julia Kreger

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Senior Principal Software Engineer @Red Hat

Julia has had a long career both solving tough challenges and leading others to work together and solve the tough challenges before them. Her day job is as a Senior Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat where she works on OpenStack with a focus on Bare Metal systems deployment and management. Her other day job is as Chair of the Open Infrastructure Foundation where she works to ensure we have a home for Infrastructure management tooling. She is passionate about both of these aspects as she long ago toiled in data centers, and has firsthand seen the massive quality of life improvement people can make through automation! When she is not in front of a computer, she can be found in Southern California with her wife, three cats, and a Corgi.

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Automating Bare Metal to Improve Your Quality of Life

Everything we build is built upon a substrate. Even the cloud computing we directly, or indirectly, use every day is built upon a substrate. In computing, we often call this substrate Bare Metal, and the closer you get to it, the more potential you can unlock... if you're willing.

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Wednesday Oct 4 / 02:45PM PDT ( 50 minutes )


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Hardware Architecture Systems Automation


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