This past week, I had the honor of being invited to speak at SaltConf 2015. I additionally was asked to serve on a panel that discussed using multiple configuration management systems in the same environment.
The panel got me thinking about what DevOps in 2015 means (from a technical sense; the cultural shifts and methodologies will have to wait for another blog post someday!). I believe I’ve narrowed it down to four primitives, which I term the Four Horsemen of DevOps. Since I was at SaltConf, I was naturally thinking in terms of Saltstack. It struck me that each one of these four primitives is served rather well by various Saltstack components.