Salt and SaltStack on Software Gone Wild

Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Git, GitLab… the list of tools you can supposedly use to automate your network is endless, and there’s a new kid on the block every few months.

In Episode 77 of Software Gone Wild we explored Salt, its internal architecture, and how you can use it with Mircea Ulinic, a happy Salt user/contributor working for Cloudflare, and Seth House, developer @ SaltStack, the company behind Salt.

Mircea also recommended these links if you want to explore Salt in more details:

More specific to the network engineers’ needs:

If you have further questions:


  1. This is a good episode. It did seem like the main host was being adversarial when discussing Salt vs Ansible.
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