DevOps: Beyond the Myth and A Transition Guide for Infrastructure Professionals

Oct 23, 2019 · New York, United States of America

Wednesday October 23rd, 2019
Stack Overflow
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New York, NY 10038

**Great food and beverages will be served

Join us at Stack Overflow as we talk about DevOps.
DevOps means something different to different people. It is one of those words that gets pulled in many directions by everyone trying to sell something - sometimes to such an extreme that it becomes meaningless because it has been stretched to encompass everything.

We can think of DevOps as the evolution of the revolution that started when our own processes became the main obstacle affecting our ability to deliver results and respond quickly to the changes in the market.

We will define and examine some of the key components of DevOps and discuss ways to adapt and implement DevOps in the traditional Linux infrastructure.

We will also discuss career tracks and learning resources for those interested in becoming Infrastructure and DevOps practitioners.

Tyrone Terrence McKinney is a RedHat and AWS Certified Information Technology professional with over 20+ years of hands-on UNIX and LINUX experience with world-class companies within highly competitive markets. Mr. McKinney is a skilled UNIX/LINUX Architect and Systems Administrator renowned for designing, deploying, configuring, and supporting large-scale RedHat and UNIX systems that dramatically enhance companies' technical capabilities.

Mr. McKinney has worked as a Senior Technology Consultant for Allergan, AT&T Information Systems, AT&T Corporate Headquarters, Bank of America, Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney, Bloomberg LP, Credit Agricole, CBS, CBTS, Credit Suisse, Collective Systems, Federal Reserve Bank of NY, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Markit, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, MUFG Securities, New York Genome Center, Stoneridge Asset Management, UBS Inc., Xaxis and XL Capital Group. He studied at St. John's University where he successfully completed course work for an undergraduate degree in computer science.

Mr. McKinney is the 3rd Vice President, Technology Chair and Mentoring Chair for 100 Black Men Inc., of New York. He is also one of the founding members and mentors of the Eagle Academy for Young Men in the Bronx. Tyrone served as President BDPA Metro NY[masked] and is currently the BDPA Northeast Regional Vice-President and is on the BDPA National Board of Directors.. He is the meetup group organizer for Black Technology Professionals, Minority Technology Careers and Minority Technology Mentors Initiative. Collectively, these groups have over 4000+ members. Additionally, Mr. McKinney also is on the advisory boards of CUNY ECI “EARLY COLLEGE INITIATIVE” P-TECH and Urban Assembly Gateway School for Technology.

Mr. McKinney can be reached on Linkedln:https://www.linkedin.com/in/tmckinne/

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