First Time Speaking at Tech Conference

A couple weeks ago, I spoke at the inaugural DevOpsDays Salt Lake City (SLC) on “What DevOps Is to An AdTech Company.” The talk highlights projects at Sharethrough that have shaped our DevOps culture.

As a first-time speaker, I wasn’t sure what to expect. It turned out to be a great experience.


Software Engineer

I Am Secure, Therefore IAM

Sharethrough serves millions of ad requests daily, all on top of Amazon Web Services (AWS). At one time, sharing AWS credentials via a shared password vault worked OK. But as we grew, we needed a better, more secure way to manage AWS logins.

We use Terraform to maintain infrastructure and prevent...

Software Engineer

Ops-ing with Packer and Terraform

Most of Sharethrough’s infrastructure runs on AWS. For a long time we’ve relied on chef and knife ec2 to maintain resources, but as we grew, we searched for tools that would continue to improve operation efficiency. Recently we started using two tools from Hashicorp, Packer and Terraform, that appear...

Software Engineer