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Brandon Burton is a passionate and experienced Systems Administration and Operations Engineering practitioner with a focus on web operations, building scalable systems, automation, configuration management, cloud computing, and finding the best GIFs known to humankind.

Having worked in and on production environments ranging from single servers to corporate offices to managing websites serving the needs of 500+ million users and using AWS for production systems since 2009, he's seen the upsides and downsides of data-centers, the cloud, and everything in between.

Besides a passion for web operations and open source, he is active in the Los Angeles and global DevOps communities, helping to organize LA DevOps, numerous DevOpsDays Events, the ongoing weekly HangOps sessions, and the yearly AWS Advent blogging series.