Configuration management offers an opportunity for managed server infrastructure environments of every scale to improve on consistency and reliability; however, there are many changes, both technical and cultural, that come along with that opportunity. University of Victoria's Linux server infrastructure team has taken the plunge, making configuration management with Ansible a key component of its systems architecture, from server builds to software deployment. Come and hear about the successes, challenges, and discoveries encountered along the way!


Jeff Albert

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator, University of Victoria