Rootconf 2012

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Dharamaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore

Rootconf is HasGeek’s first annual conference for sysadmins and devops to share experience and knowledge, to teach and learn, and to meet colleagues and friends.

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Rootconf is a forum for discussions about DevOps, infrastructure management, IT operations, systems engineering, SRE and security (from infrastructure defence perspective). more

Mohit Chawla


Make your servers sing using MCollective

Submitted May 11, 2012

Leverage modern communication/transport paradigms for better, more organic command & control over your servers.


SSH as transport for controlling a large number of servers is not ideal. MCollective is a complete framework for managing your servers using modern concepts around messaging like pubsub and direct request/reply with a completely pluggable architecture.

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Currently a sysad at Directi, this is the kind of stuff I thrive on, and was one of the first users/adopters of mcollective.



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Biju Chacko

Varanid: distributed, resilient and scalable alerting

Varanid is a early-stage open source project to build an alerting system that is: more

12 May 2012