Upcoming Events

Configuration Management at the Crossroads? Mark Burgess of CFEngine live!

Configuration Management at the Crossroads?

The world of configuration management is no longer just about The future of configuration management webcast servers in the data center. It is rapidly expanding and supporting other environments including cloud, mobile devices, embedded devices, BYOD and devices in the car and home. All these environments need to be configured as a broader system tying into a business platform or application. Everything is growing and becoming increasingly pervasive, decentralized, complex and dynamic.

Where are we headed with Configuration Management? Are we at a crossroads?

Mark Burgess the CTO, Founder and original author of CFEngine joins us on the October 30th DevOps Drive-in to answer these questions and discuss the future of configuration management.

Please join me for this compelling live webcast and bring your questions about confirmation management, DevOps, continuous delivery and more!

P.S. Please register in advance to attend. If you can’t make it live, we’ll send you a link to the recording.

Automating System Administration with CFEngine 3

CFEngine Hands-on training in Los Angles

Brian Bennett, Vertical Sysadmin, Inc., authorized CFEngine trainer

Who should attend this course:
Anyone with at least a basic knowledge of system administration interested in increasing operational efficiency and sysadmin happiness.

What you will take back to work:
A thorough grounding in automating system administration using CFEngine 3 and the ability to implement configuration policies on your systems. You will be able to automatedly handle and control files, processes, packages, and commands, all resulting in Correct and Known Configuration on your servers. You will know how to set up CFEngine client-server, so that you can use it at scale.

Attendees are expected to be familiar with command-line Linux/UNIX utilities and basic system administration tasks (installation software, setting up networking, etc). Each attendee will be asked to bring a laptop with two VMs installed that can talk to each other (one VM should be able to SSH into the other) for the client-server configuration exercise.

40 Pacifica
Irvine, CA 92656
Monday, February 2, 2015 at 9:00 AM –
Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 5:00 PM (PST)

Note: We have sufficient registrations and this course is guaranteed to run.

Click here to learn more and register