Configuration Management is Old and Boring


Configuration Management is oooooold. So. Old. It’s been around for ages. But it plays a large part in IT modernization and digital transformation for organizations moving forward in a digital-first world. Provisioning, manipulating, and managing the components that run important services for your company is still a complex requirement, made only more complex by the addition of technologies like containers and serverless. This talk will cover some of the highlights from the evolution of configuration management and the role it continues to play for organizations transforming to embrace more DevOps methods.

Speaker

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Mandi Walls

 

Mandi Walls is Technical Community Manager, EMEA at Chef. For Chef, she travels the world helping organizations increase their effectiveness using configuration management and modernizing IT practices. She is a long-time sysadmin focusing on large complex web systems.