A panel discussing the landscape and evolution of open source configuration management tools like cfengine, Puppet, AutomateIT, Chef and bcfg2.
Tentative panel members are:
Engage with the creators and maintainers of these tools. Understand how they've chosen to develop their tools and why. Explore the operational models, methodologies and philosophies behind their approach to managing infrastructure.
Come and learn from the combined expertise of some of the best minds in the system administration and development communities. This promises to a lively and informative discussion about the cutting-edge of systems administration and infrastructure management tools and techniques.
17th–19th June 2009