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Configuration Management with Bcfg2

Configuration Management with Bcfg2


Publisher: The USENIX Association

Publication Date: 10-NOV-2008

Insert Date: 20-MAR-2009

Slots: 1.0

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Configuration is the medium in which system administrators work. Ranging from the most sweeping decisions to minor troubleshooting of software problems, the act of helping people use computers necessitates a stream of decisions that result in the configuration and software infrastructures that each of us uses on a daily basis. Configuration management is a process whereby administrator interactions with configuration are streamlined and simplified. As the scale of infrastructures grows and the complexity of software systems increases, the cost of system administration rises rapidly....