Following up from my post about Ansible, I decided to look into SaltStack.

SaltStack looks like one of the more promising tools to appear recently on the system management landscape.

It's primary features are:

This is an impressive set of features for a single solution, but there are some areas of concern:

Some specific technical issues appear to be:

I hold out hope that these issues will be addressed. In the meantime, I won't be recommending it as a general purpose solution for a large organisation.

— by Robert Thomson, created 15th Oct, 2013, last modified 15th Oct, 2013 | Tags: Tech