Michael Stahnke

Michael Stahnke

Caterpillar Inc / The Fedora Project


Michael Stahnke began working with Unix in the late 1990s. Since he found his passion in Linux administration and automation, he has worked with Fortune 100 companies, and several open source projects. Michael has concentrated on Identity Management as well security integration into administration and automation processes.

In 2005, Michael authored Pro OpenSSH for Apress Publishing. Michael also joined the Fedora project in that year. Today he (co)maintains about 30 packages, and is an active member on the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) steering committee. He also contributes to the Spacewalk project, the Ruby special Interest Group, and several other facets of the Fedora Project.

In 2008, Michael moved to a leadership position on his Unix team at Caterpillar. Michael is also the vice president of the Nashville Linux User Group. When not working with computers, Michael suffers from withdrawal or picks up a guitar.

Proposals for this user

* Managing Infrastructure as a Development Project

If your IT organization has a team of system administrators that only fight fires and deliver the same things time and time again, it could be time to adjust their thinking and methodologies. This presentation will explain how borrowing concepts from Computer Science and Software Engineering can help create a high performing administration team.
Chemistry 2009-04-06 15:07:42 +0000
Michael Stahnke