CFEngine @ LinkedIn
Soumyadip Das Mahapatra
This talk will be geared towards how linkedin leverages CFEngine to operate at high-scale, challenges with CFEngine and how we solved it.
CFEngine as a major player in Infrastructure as Code at linkedin:
Why CFEngine? (Why not Puppet/Chef)
Loadbalancing CFEngine requests without a loadbalancer
How we hacked CFEngine file transfer (how we distribute ~500MB cfengine policy repository accross ~70k+ hosts)
SysOps Cache: How CFEngine+Redis help us in discovery of hosts at large-scale
Participants should be aware of Configuration Management of tools like Puppet, Chef, CFEngine etc.
Working at LinkedIn as Systems Engineer, responsible for major infrastructure operations and automation like DNS, CFEngine.