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EP07 - Linux, Salt, Open Source Get Togethers and Hacking Low Orbit Satellites

A conversation with Jās Eckard

Episode Summary

This week on the Carolina Code Cast, host Barry Jones chats with Jās Eckard, YAML Engineer at VMWare/SaltStack. During the episode, Barry and Jās talk about Salt Stack, Ansible, YAML configuration management, Terraform, ToFu, the IDEM Project, Southeast Linux Fest, Upstate Carolina Linux Users Group (UCLUG) and Columbia too, benefits of speaking at local meetups and how we learn more when we share, open source tools for event management like Get Together Community and Jitsi. Plus the next UCLUG meeting on November 14th where we’ll learn about Hacking Low Orbit Satellites…because reasons.

“Be kind to the next programmer, it may be you.”
- Jās Eckard

Episode Notes

Highlights from this week’s conversation include:


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Carolina Code Cast™
The tech podcast of the Carolina Code Conference, a polyglot conference for all who code that's held every August in Greenville, SC. The podcast features interviews discussing a wide variety of topics from around the programming, DevOps and security community.