Learn how to go beyond classical automation with CFEngine 3, one of the most established configuration management systems available. In this video tutorial, host and CFEngine creator Mark Burgess takes you on a tour of discovery from basic automation concepts to more complex examples, such as implementing distributed orchestration.
Along the way, sysadmins, developers, and distributed system architects will learn the theory behind configuration management, executable documentation, and self-healing systems through many exercises and hands-on examples. You’ll also discover how to apply CFEngine to a variety of systems.
Dive into the basics of automation: the brain model vs the society model
Explore CFEngine 3 components, including promises and agents
Understand the three roles for using CFEngine
Take the first steps towards becoming a system designer
Learn how to tell your story with promises, the basis of orchestration
Mark Burgess, inventor of CFEngine, is a leading voice in the field of infrastructure automation.