Combating Infrastructure Sprawl

Author: 

Bill Childers

Do you have an environment in your company that seems to be a time sink and management headache for you? Does this environment have many machines, each running a slightly different patch level or completely different operating system? Do you find yourself and your team stuck in a quagmire of varying point releases, RPM conflicts and dependency hell? Your environment may be suffering from infrastructure sprawl, but relief ´┐╝is on the way. This guide will help you understand infrastructure sprawl, how it occurs and steps you can follow to eliminate (and ultimately prevent) it.

Sponsor: 
Puppet Labs