SaltStack Virtual User Group: Infra as Code with Idem

Virtual Salt Contributors Wed, Jun 24, 3:00 PM (MDT)

About this event

Infrastructure as Code has emerged as a best practice for automating the provisioning of infrastructure services. This talk describes Idem, an open source stateful configuration management platform written in Python from the inventor of Salt, and how it can be used for "Everything as Code".

This talk will go over:

- A brief overview of Plugin Oriented Programming (POP)

- Idem's place in the POP ecosystem

- Idem syntax and workflow

- Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

- Idem Roadmap

Nicholas Hughes is a founding partner and CEO of EITR Technologies LLC., a firm which helps businesses integrate systems, cloud, and cybersecurity automation into their IT lifecycle processes. Nick is the captain of the Cloud Working Group for the Salt open source community and performs technical consulting work with specializations in Automation & Orchestration, Cloud Infrastructure, and Cloud Security.

Speaker

Nicholas Hughes

Nicholas Hughes

CEO - EITR Technologies, LLC

Nicholas Hughes is a founding partner and CEO of EITR Technologies LLC., a firm that helps businesses integrate systems, cloud, and cybersecurity automation into their IT lifecycle processes. Nick is the captain of the Cloud Working Group for the Salt open community and performs technical consulting work with specializations in Automation & Orchestration, Cloud Infrastructure, and Cloud Security.

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Host

  • Cassandra Faris

    Cassandra Faris

    SaltStack

    Community Manager