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Thursday, October 20 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
The Challenges with Container Configuration – David Lutterkort, Puppet

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Introducing containers into your infrastructure brings new capabilities, but also new challenges, in particular around configuration. This talk will take a look under the hood at some of those operational challenges including: * The difference between runtime and build-time configuration, and the importance of relating the two together. * Configuration drift, immutable mental models and mutable container file systems. * Who configures the orchestrators? * Emergent vs. model driven configuration. In the process we will identify some common problems and talk about potential solutions. And we'll show some demos along the way too.

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David Lutterkort

Principal Software Engineer, Puppet
David is a principal engineer at Puppet, where he’s worked on various bits and pieces such as application orchestration and Razor, the best provisioning tool, ever. Before joining Puppet, David worked at Red Hat on a variety of management tools and served as the maintainer of Apache Deltacloud. He was one of the earliest contributors to Puppet and is the main author of Augeas, a configuration editing tool.

Thursday October 20, 2016 2:30pm - 3:15pm
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