About the speaker

Martin is a longtime Puppet user and trainer who supports companies in building IT automation including CI/CD pipelines. Martin is not a developer, or as he prefers to say: "Naming me a developer is an insult to every developer in the world."

Session information: Speaker
Amsterdam 2018

Ops Hates Containers. Why?

“Docker, Docker, Docker, Docker…” Developers really love Docker. One might think configuration management is no longer needed due to the ease of spinning up the platform on a laptop with a low-resource footprint. But how do you deploy laptops in data centers? This talk will give you an insight into how we (more Ops then Dev) started to learn (and love) containers, the issues we saw when running them in larger scale, how Ops people should start dealing with Container technologies, and why Puppet is still needed.