Brian J. Schrock is a Systems Engineer at Manta, one of the largest communities dedicated to small businesses. He attended Purdue University and did research at M.I.T. Lincoln Labs and has a patent on a large scale VPN connection system. Brian first started with UNIX on telecommunications voice switches and has been using Linux since the days of the flood of floppies that was Slackware. For the last few years he has been on a team focused on migrating manta.com into AWS’s cloud infrastructure. When not employing devops practices at Manta you will find him running or riding his motorcycle around Columbus.