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The Cloudcast #104 - DevOps and SaltStack

09.18.2013
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The Cloudcast #104 - DevOps and SaltStack (22:35)

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Date: September 17, 2013

By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely

Description: Aaron and Brian talk with Thomas Hatch, creator of SaltStack, about DevOps, continuous integration, Jenkins and SaltStack architecture. Also check out The CloudCast YouTube channel for a video of Thomas diagramming SaltStack architecture in depth.

Music credit: Nine Inch Nails (nin.com)

Topic 1 - Give us the background on why you created SaltStack and the types of problems it's able to solve for customers.

Topic 2 - How does the SaltStack architecture designed? (http://youtu.be/VtsRLvfdjDI?a)

Topic 3 - Is SaltStack primarily a deployment framework or can it handle other DevOps functionality?

Topic 4 - Can you give us some examples of how your customers are integrating SaltStack into other frameworks, such as Jenkins or along with other deployment tools?

Topic 5 - Explain the SaltStack distribution model (project vs. product) and how people can get started using the code?



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