Cloud deployment and management isn't what it used to be. It's a new world out there, with new environments, new requirements, and new models. Salt has been around since OpenStack Grizzly, but now that the environment is so perfectly suited to the way it works, it's poised to explode onto the scene as never before.

In this webinar, Mirantis Cloud Software Architect and OpenStack Salt PTL Ales Komarek explains Salt and how it fits into the OpenStack ecosystem, including:

  • The model-driven architectures behind how Salt stores topologies and workflows
  • How Salt provides solution adaptability for any custom workloads
  • Infrastructure as Code: How Salt provides not only configuration management, but entire life-cycle management
  • How Continuous Delivery/ Integration/ Management fits into the puzzle
  • How Salt manages and scales parallel cloud deployments that include OpenStack, Kubernetes and others

Original Broadcast Date: January 17, 2017

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About the presenter:

Ales Komarek

Ales Komarek

OpenStack Salt PTL and Cloud Software Architect at Mirantis

Aleš Komárek is a Cloud Software Architect at Mirantis. He is responsible for integrating various software and hardware components into working systems. His work includes custom Python development and advanced system automation, orchestration and complete lifecycle management of complex systems with TOSCA. Ales is PTL of the OpenStack Salt project.

Nick Chase

Nick Chase

Sr. Manager of Technical Content at Mirantis

Nick Chase is Sr. Manager of Technical Content at Mirantis and serves as editor-in-chief of the popular OpenStack:Unlocked newsletter, which he created. He is also active in the OpenStack Documentation project. With 20+ years' experience as a developer and author, Nick has written several books and hundreds of articles as an IBM developerWorks Certified Master Author. He also founded and has done Web application development for companies such as Alcatel-Lucent, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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