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Docker in Production: Lessons from the Trenches by Justin Cormack, Joe Johnston, Milos Gajdos, Antoni Batchelli, John Fiedler

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Chapter 11. Configuration Management

Configuration Management tooling has become widespread in the last decade, with platforms like Chef, Puppet, cfengine and similar becoming a common place in most server rooms. CM tooling became ever more important as infrastructure became more dynamic with the adoption of cloud infrastructure providers like Amazon or Rackspace. The goal of CM tools is to standardize and automate the tasks of configuring new servers and update the configuration of existing servers. CM is used for tasks that range from adding new users to creating complex computer clusters that run Big Data services, and hence these platforms need to deal with a large variety of operating systems families and versions, services and use cases. ...

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