Rootconf 2015

DevOps and scaling infrastructure

Inframer - know thy infra

Submitted by saurabh hirani (@saurabh-hirani) on Mar 20, 2015

Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate Status: Confirmed & scheduled

Abstract

Every DevOps team manages infrastructure distributed across different databases - chef, icinga, vmware, etc. The information in each database is queryable through their APIs but there isn’t one roof under which you can look at all the information about a node. Neither can you do a diff of different databases and answer questions like - How many cheffed nodes are not being monitored through icinga? We will be talking about these problems and their first step solution - Inframer - an open source python based tool we are building at BlueJeans Network.

Outline

We will discuss:

  • The problems of having a distributed infrastructure
  • “If only I had a tool which” scenarios (More details in slides)
  • Solution architecture
  • Demo - dashboard, REST API and command line tool

Speaker bio

Currently working as a Senior DevOps engineer at BlueJeans. I enjoy automating infrastructure and contributing to the open source community.

Links

Slides

http://go-talks.appspot.com/github.com/BlueJeansNetwork/inframer/docs/inframer-talk-rootconf.slide#1

Preview video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IXPLuzZlwhM

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