[svlug] Thoughts on Ansible?

Josef Grosch jgrosch at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 11:13:42 PDT 2016

On 7/11/16 6:54 PM, Sarah Newman wrote:
> On 07/11/2016 06:07 PM, Josef Grosch wrote:
>> Of the 4 CMs (Configuration management) systems I have used, Puppet,
>> Salt, Chief, and Ansible I would pick Ansible then Puppet. Ansible can
>> get the job done and it's not overly complicated. I have no idea how
>> well it scales since my experience was with an installation that managed
>> about 100 machines.
> What were the problems you had with salt? I've heard it compared favorably to ansible.
> Thanks, Sarah
My experience with Salt was limited and I suspect my issues with it
where mostly with how it was implemented.  I just found Ansible  more to
my liking, I prefer simplicity. 


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