Rootconf 2018

Rootconf 2018

On scaling infrastructure and operations

About Rootconf 2018 and who should attend:

Rootconf is India’s best conference on DevOps, SRE and IT infrastructure. Rootconf attracts systems and operations engineers to share real-world knowledge about building reliable systems.

The 2018 edition is a single track conference. Day 1 – 10 May – features talks on security. Colin Charles (chief evangelist at Percona Foundation), Pukhraj Singh (former national cybersecurity manager at UIDAI), Shamim Reza (open source enthusiast), Alisha Gurung (network engineer at Bhutan Telecom) and Derick Thomas (former network engineer at VSNL and Airtel Bharti) will touch on important aspects of infrastructure, database, network and enterprise security.

Day 2 – 11 May – is filled with case studies and stories about legacy code, immutable infrastructure, root-cause analysis, handling dependencies and monitoring. Talks from Exotel, Kayako, Intuit, Helpshift, Digital Ocean, among others, will help you evaluate DevOps tools and architecture patterns.

If you are a:

  1. DevOps programmer
  2. Systems engineer
  3. Architect
  4. VP of engineering
  5. IT manager

you should attend Rootconf.

Birds Of Feather (BOF) sessions at Rootconf 2018 will cover the following topics:

  1. DevSec Ops
  2. Microservices - tooling, architecture, costs and culture
  3. Mistakes that startups make when planning infrastructure
  4. Handling technical debt
  5. How to plan a container strategy for your organization
  6. Evaluating AWS for scale
  7. Future of DevOps

Rootconf is a conference for practitioners, by practitioners.

The call for proposals is closed. If you are interested in speaking at Rootconf events in 2018, submit a proposal here: rootconf.talkfunnel.com/rootconf-round-the-year-2018/

Venue:

NIMHANS Convention Centre, Lakkasandra, Hombegowda Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029.

Schedule, event details and tickets: https://rootconf.in/2018

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Rahul Bajaj

@rabajaj

Configuration Management at its peak with Foreman

Submitted Feb 25, 2018

Foreman is a complete life-cycle management tool and takes care of provisioning, monitoring, configuration management and health of a server. Foreman has been ranked as the 3rd most popular tool in the Configuration Management Camp 2018 which makes it an important tool to know and understand.

Outline

The talk will explain the key features like provisioning, monitoring, and configuration management in brief and how easy it becomes to have all these features under the same hood. The talk will consist of how foreman manages to solve real-world problems and how I began my journey with the Foreman project. Lastly, I will show the attendees, how they can contribute the project and the benefits of the same.

Understanding of Foreman [5 mins]

Why Foreman?
What exactly is Configuration Management?

Configuration Management Tools [30 mins]

1) Puppet Architecture.
2) Puppet workflow.
3) Foreman making puppet flawless.

1) Ansible Architecture.
2) Ansible workflow.
3) Foreman making ansible flawless.

Why anyone would want these configuration management tools? [5 mins]

1) Understanding the need for the tools.
2) Why use Foreman to perform Configuration Management.

Requirements

Baisc knowledge of linux, little understanding about networking and the desire to learn something new would be a plus.

Speaker bio

Rahul is an Associate Software Engineer, Red Hat. He is a part of the official foreman organization(https://github.com/rahulbajaj0509). He contributes mostly to the Foreman project and is a ‘Red Hat Certified Specialist in Configuration Management’. He is also the organizer of Foreman Pune Meetups.

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