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Thursday, October 12 • 10:45am - 11:30am
Watching the Watchers: Capacity Management and Classification Strategies for Large Puppet Node Populations - Martin Jackson, Walmart Stores

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Learn how Walmart uses node groups and facts to partition our fleet, which currently includes over 87,000 nodes running Linux and Windows, across various business segments. We will also discuss our strategies for performing rollouts at varying speeds, which includes how we use the classifier, how we use environments, and how we use the feature flag design pattern.

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Martin Jackson

Distinguished Systems Engineer, Walmart Stores
Martin Jackson started his Walmart career in 1999 as an application developer, moved to IT infrastructure in 2001 to work on Network Services and Management, and is now a Distinguished Systems Engineer working on configuration management systems.

Thursday October 12, 2017 10:45am - 11:30am PDT
Track 3: Franciscan Ballroom