Juan Manuel Santos - Salting things up in the sysadmin's world
[21 July 2015]
[Bilbao, Euskadi, Spain]
SaltStack is a thriving configuration management system written in
Python that leverages YAML and Jinja2 which, by now, probably needs no
This talk will cover a brief summary of why we need configuration
management tools, followed by a full dive into SaltStack, its
features, pros and cons, how to use it and how to extend it. By the
end of this talk you will have gone from knowing little or nothing
about SaltStack, to being able to deploy your own setup.
This talk will be targeted to either seasoned Python developers who
are taking their first steps in the system administration world, or
established system administrators who secretly love Python and prefer
to stay away of configuration management systems based on other
Its advisable that attendees have some familiarity with Python as well
as with system administration concepts. Also, this presentation will
be focused on GNU/Linux systems, so it is expected that attendees are
comfortable with some of its concepts.
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