Videos, Webinars & Keynotes

This page contains video presentations demonstrating key capabilities of CFEngine Community and Enterprise Editions.


Design Center 3.5.0: Introduction and cf-sketch demo
"Design Center 3.5.0: Introduction and cf-sketch demo"

Introducing Design Center 3.5.0, this demo gives a brief preview of Design Center and demos cf-sketch.

CFEngine Enterprise - Design Center GUI
"CFEngine Enterprise - Design Center GUI"

CFEngine Enterprise Edition - Design Center 3.5 GUI demo

Phased Deployment preview demo for CFEngine 3.5
"Phased Deployment preview demo for CFEngine 3.5"

Phased Deployment preview demo for CFEngine 3.5

Using the CFEngine Design Center to Configure & Manage Cloud Services
"Using the CFEngine Design Center to Configure

CFEngine's Diego Zamboni shows us how to use the Cloud Services Sketch on the CFEngine Design Center to set up cloud machines on Amazon EC2

IT Security and Configuration Management
"IT Security and Configuration Management"

IT Security is important for your organization. A lot of your company's assets are electronic. Whether they are product designs, marketing plans or customer information, you need to protect ...

CFEngine Integration with VMware vSphere 5 (ESXi)
"CFEngine Integration with VMware vSphere 5 (ESXi)"

In this video we show you how we use CFEngine to manage VMware Virtual Machines...

What is Configuration Management
"What is Configuration Management"

Remember the days when you had only one server in your system? Well, times have changed! Check this short clip to see why you need a configuration management system!

Running CFEngine 3 on QNAP
"Running CFEngine 3 on QNAP"

Hand free management of smart storage at home or in the datacenter - CFEngine 3 on QNAP. In this video you will see how we install CFEngine on a home device, then integrating a standalone QNAP into an enterprise framework and follow the new...

The Orion Cloud Pack
"The Orion Cloud Pack"

Three Steps you need to bring reliability and efficiency to Managed Services running out of the Amazon Cloud. Set up and tear down machines as you like, and bring instant configuration and compliance, with self-healing to your business.

Mobile Device Management with CFEngine on Android
"Mobile Device Management with CFEngine on Android"

In this demo we will show you how CFEngine returns our Android Phone to the required state, and makes sure it stays compliant with our company's policy.

Scalability
"Scalability"

In this demo we will show you how we use CFEngine to easily scale to at least 1000 hosts and collect reports from all of them within a few seconds. In recent production deployment CFEngine is running with more than 1800 hosts

CFEngine on Windows
"CFEngine on Windows"

In this demo we will show you how we use CFEngine to return a windows machine to its policy mandated state, by deleting unapproved software, adding required software and tweaking firewall and automatic updates settings, as well as deleting ...

File Integrity Monitoring with CFEngine Enterprise
"File Integrity Monitoring with CFEngine Enterprise"

Monitor your files and detect any changes to maintain the integrity of your infrastructure. Use pre-written CFEngine policies and Out-Of-The-Box reports in CFEngine Enterprise. Watch this short demo to see how it is done.

Continuous Deployment with CFEngine
"Continuous Deployment with CFEngine"

An overview and a demo of continuous deployment using CFEngine

CFEngine Demo - Provisioning Cloud Infrastructure
"CFEngine Demo - Provisioning Cloud Infrastructure"

CFEngine Demo - Provisioning Cloud Infrastructure VMworld 2013 - San Francisco

Using Dynamic Thresholds to Manage Cloud Infrastructure
"Using Dynamic Thresholds to Manage Cloud Infrastructure"

Using Dynamic Thresholds to Manage Cloud Infrastructure

Continuous Application Deployment to the Cloud
"Continuous Application Deployment to the Cloud"

Continuous Application Deployment to the Cloud

Introduction to Using CFEngine to Manage VMware Infrastructure
"Introduction to Using CFEngine to Manage VMware Infrastructure"

Introduction to Using CFEngine Enterprise to Manage VMware Infrastructure from VMworld - San Francisco, CA

Introduction to Using CFEngine with New Relic
"Introduction to Using CFEngine with New Relic"

Introduction to using CFEngine with New Relic

Using CFEngine for Software Rollout
"Using CFEngine for Software Rollout"

How you can use CFEngine to control software installations in a staged manner.

SSH management with CFEngine
"SSH management with CFEngine"

How CFEngine can be used to configure SSH

Apache Maintenance with CFEngine
"Apache Maintenance with CFEngine"

How CFEngine can be used to maintain a group of servers running Apache.

Monitoring and Security with CFEngine
"Monitoring and Security with CFEngine"

How you can use CFEngine for monitoring your systems both for performance and security.

CFEngine 3 Nova on Embedded Devices
"CFEngine 3 Nova on Embedded Devices"

In this demo, we show CFEngine running on a non-Intel-based embedded hardware device with a touch screen, as used in storage devices, ATMs, domestic controllers and robots. CFEngine Nova bootstraps like any other computer and reports to the...

Getting Started With CFEngine
"Getting Started With CFEngine"

In this webinar we covered how to get up and running using CFEngine policies, promises, and sketches

IT Automation With CFEngine - Business Value and Basic Concepts
"IT Automation With CFEngine - Business Value and Basic Concepts"

In this webinar we discussed the business value of Web-Scale IT Automation as well as CFEngine's capabilities through a demonstration of its key features.

Configuring Self-Service Portals for Configuration Management with CFEngine Enterprise
"Configuring Self-Service Portals for Configuration Management with CFEngine Enterprise"

Configuring Self-Service Portals for Configuration Management with CFEngine Enterprise

Using Vagrant with CFEngine for Development and Testing
"Using Vagrant with CFEngine for Development and Testing"

Using Vagrant with CFEngine for Development and Testing

Using VI as a CFEngine Code Editor
"Using VI as a CFEngine Code Editor"

Using VI as a CFEngine Code Editor

Improving Security of your IT Infrastructure with CFEngine
"Improving Security of your IT Infrastructure with CFEngine"

Security has been built into CFEngine architecture from the beginning. Learn how CFEngine keeps your organization secure by continuously running checks of...

Introducing CFEngine Enterprise 3.5
"Introducing CFEngine Enterprise 3.5"

Introducing CFEngine 3.5, with many improvements including: improved scalability, support for federated IT infrastructures, global multi-site reporting, integration with Design Center and support for setting up self-service portals.

Infrastructure Automation with CFEngine at LinkedIn
"Infrastructure Automation with CFEngine at LinkedIn"

Jay Lyman of of 451Research and Mike Svoboda of LinkedIn discuss strategies for improving IT business value through automation of IT operations.

Managing OpenStack with CFEngine
"Managing OpenStack with CFEngine"

See how the Design Center Cloud::Services::OpenStack sketch can be used to ensure a given number of virtual machines are available (from 0 to $budget in 5 minutes).

Best Practice Users and Sudoers Management with CFEngine
"Best Practice Users and Sudoers Management with CFEngine"

In this webinar we will use Design Center sketches and simple policies to integrate a Unix machine with several user management systems and to maintain a sudoers file.

CFEngine 101 - Getting Started & Basic Concepts
"CFEngine 101 - Getting Started

How CFEngine increases stability and uptime while cutting costs. Definition of the most important CFEngine terms: convergence, classes, promises, promise attributes, bundles and bodies.

CFEngine Specialist Panel March 2013
"CFEngine Specialist Panel March 2013"

In this March 2013 Webinar - We put together a panel of some of our best CFEngineers to answer your questions about CFEngine.

Writing Design Center Sketches
"Writing Design Center Sketches"

The CFEngine Design Center is a repository and a set of tools that allows CFEngine users to find, use and contribute ready-to-use modules called sketches.

Upgrading from CFEngine 2 to CFEngine 3
"Upgrading from CFEngine 2 to CFEngine 3"

Upgrading from CFEngine 2 to CFEngine 3 is easier than you think! In this Webinar, we will go through the steps required to successfully upgrade your CFEngine 2 environment to CFEngine 3.

The CFEngine Specialist Panel
"The CFEngine Specialist Panel"

We put together a panel of some of our best CFEngineers to answer your questions about CFEngine --

Unveiling CFEngine Enterprise 3.0
"Unveiling CFEngine Enterprise 3.0"

Learn all about the new version of CFEngine 3 Enterprise in this 45 minute Webinar. During the Webinar we will review the new graphical user interface and some of the...

Introducing the new CFEngine Community 3.4.0
"Introducing the new CFEngine Community 3.4.0"

Join us for a look under the hood of the new release of CFEngine Community version 3.4.0...

Using Emacs as a CFEngine IDE
"Using Emacs as a CFEngine IDE"

For Emacs users, editing CFEngine policies is easy with the built-in cfengine3-mode in the cfengine.el library...

PCI Compliance with CFEngine
"PCI Compliance with CFEngine"

The PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) provides an actionable framework for developing a robust payment card data security process -- including prevention, detection and appropriate reaction to security incidents.

Provisioning Linux Systems with CFEngine
"Provisioning Linux Systems with CFEngine"

Build Linux systems on bare metal or deployed as VMs in Clouds like EC2 and ensure that the systems are delivered fast and meet your exact specifications.

The CFEngine Design Center - August 22, 2012
"The CFEngine Design Center - August 22, 2012"

The CFEngine Design Center is a repository and a set of tools that allows CFEngine users to find, use and contribute ready-to-use modules called sketches...

Analyzing CFEngine Logs with Splunk
"Analyzing CFEngine Logs with Splunk"

CFEngine Enterprise collects very detailed, real-time information about the configuration of your IT Infrastructure. Come learn how analyzing CFEngine logs with Splunk lets you see CFEngine data in new ways...

The CFEngine Design Center
"The CFEngine Design Center"

A place for CFEngine community members and developers to share code and information.
Sketches, Policy examples, Tool "cf-sketch" allows management of sketches

Managing Modern IT Infrastructure: Security & Compliance
"Managing Modern IT Infrastructure: Security

Managing Modern IT Infrastructure: Security & Compliance

Multi-node deployment, configuration and integration on Amazon EC2
"Multi-node deployment, configuration and integration on Amazon EC2"

In this demo we will show you how use CFEngine with multiple instances on Amazon EC2. Aleksey Tsalolikhin (Vertical SysAdmin)

Upgrading from CFEngine 2 to CFEngine 3 - A Demo
"Upgrading from CFEngine 2 to CFEngine 3 - A Demo"

CFEngineer Joe Netzel shows the steps required to upgrade from CFEngine 2 to CFEngine 3 with a live demo!

3 Myths and 3 Challenges to Bring System Administration out of the Dark Ages
"3 Myths and 3 Challenges to Bring System Administration out of the Dark Ages"

"3 Myths and 3 Challenges to Bring System Administration out of the Dark Ages", by Mark Burgess, CFEngine

Velocity 2011: Mark Burgess, "Change = Mass x Velocity, and Other Laws of Infrastructure"
"Velocity 2011: Mark Burgess, "Change

"The key challenges for infrastructure designers and maintainers today are scale, speed and complexity". Mark Burgess, Velocity 2011

Mark Burgess, "The Promise of System Configuration"
"Mark Burgess, "The Promise of System Configuration""

Mark Burgess, Google Tech Talks November 5, 2008

Mark Burgess on CFEngine 2 and CFEngine 3
"Mark Burgess on CFEngine 2 and CFEngine 3"

Mark Burgess on CFEngine 2 and CFEngine 3 January 25, 2012