SaltStack and Linkedin Engineering Host Meetup for DevOps at Scale

SaltStack overview: Thomas Hatch, SaltStack founder and CTO, provides an overview and demo of SaltStack software for systems and configuration management and full infrastructure control. — by SaltStack on November 2, 2012 to Science & Technology (2723 seconds)

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — SaltStack, the full systems and configuration management stack for any cloud, today announced the first meeting of its Silicon Valley user group will be held at LinkedIn on Monday, June 17 at 5 pm. Join us by registering at

LinkedIn Engineering and SaltStack will host an afternoon of hands-on labs, presentations, panel discussions and food. Thomas Hatch, Linkedin founder and CTO, will provide instruction on using SaltStack for more than just configuration management.

LinkedIn engineers will share how SaltStack is utilized to build the next-generation LinkedIn data, storage, and search platforms with automation for monitoring, deployment, testing, and internal workflow for development, QA, operations, and release control in a large scale, mission-critical production environment. More details can be found on the LinkedIn Engineering blog.

Agenda: 5:00 – 6:00pm – Registration, food, networking. 5:00 – 9:00pm – Expert, open hack space to build DevOps things 6:00 – 6:45pm – Thomas Hatch presents, "Beyond Configuration Management – Systems State and Flow…Better Together" 7:00 – 7:45pm – LinkedIn Engineering and SaltStack presentations, "SaltStack and systems automation at LinkedIn" 8:00 – 9:00pm – Desserts, drinks, networking.

Next week, SaltStack executives and engineers will also be in San Francisco and Mountain View, Calif. supporting the following events. Please join us for GigaOm Structure LaunchPad and DevOpsDays Mountain View.

For SaltStack users in the city, the more-established SaltStack San Francisco user group can be found at

SaltStack is unique in providing enterprise software for remote system execution together with configuration management built specifically for modern data center infrastructures and any cloud environment. SaltStack takes a programmatic, common-sense approach to server infrastructure configuration and management, allowing IT organizations to quickly create system states and automation flows or to leverage existing content developed by the Salt community.

SaltStack is utilized by enterprise application support teams, system administrators and DevOps staff who require fast and scalable process automation. SaltStack also provides dynamic and flexible parallel provisioning for physical environments and orchestration for cloud and virtual environments. SaltStack works in a push or pull model with intelligent masters and minions for flexible and dynamic enterprise automation.

SaltStack licensing and pricing SaltStack Enterprise software is built and packaged for the unique requirements of enterprise businesses and cloud startups. SaltStack is a single, self-contained software platform with no third-party software dependencies to provide customers with the fastest and easiest implementations. For enterprise customers with substantial investments in commercial technologies, SaltStack provides dozens of states and integrations with both proprietary and open platforms. SaltStack customers also receive world-class support, training, access to consulting services, and the ability to provide exclusive input into the SaltStack development roadmap. SaltStack offers an annual subscription license based on managed nodes with volume and other discounts available. For a pricing details, please contact sales at saltstack dot com

About SaltStack SaltStack is a complete systems management software stack for fast and scalable automation of any cloud, application or data center infrastructure. SaltStack is used to orchestrate and control physical and virtual infrastructure while providing application and code deployment and configuration for the DevOps toolchain. The Salt open source project was launched in February of 2011 and is now one of the fastest-growing, most-active communities in the world. SaltStack was founded in August 2012 to support the Salt project and to deliver SaltStack Enterprise packaged for the world's most-dynamic large and small businesses. SaltStack was selected as a GigaOm Structure LaunchPad finalist in 2013, named to the GitHub Octoverse Top 10 list for 2012, and was a BlackDuck Rookie of the Year for 2011. For more information, please visit


Rhett Glauser