Don’t fsck up! or How to Avoid Embarrassment with One Simple Trick: Testing

John KitzmillerPart of XW16

“Oh no… nonononono!” We’ve all been there, deploying a workflow to production and suddenly realizing (often too late) that there are unexpected results. John will share stories of mistakes he made due to a lack of testing, and share some insight into the testing workflows he uses at Fastly.

John Kitzmiller is has helped organizations big and small deploy Apple devices all over the globe. As a Professional Services Engineer for JAMF Software, he deployed Apple devices on 5 continents in some of the largest and most complex environments. As a Senior IT Consultant for The Linde Group, John helped some of the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest and fastest growing companies design their Apple deployments.

John has now taken his skills in house at Fastly, a content delivery network in San Francisco. With some of the tightest security restrictions and privacy concerns he’s ever encountered, John has designed a deployment strategy to support a global user base based on his agile deployment manifesto.