[Gluster-infra] Configuration management, part 2

Justin Clift justin at gluster.org
Mon Sep 1 20:44:30 UTC 2014

On 01/09/2014, at 1:08 PM, Michael Scherer wrote:
> Le lundi 01 septembre 2014 à 13:12 +0200, Michael Scherer a écrit :
>> I tend to share the concern of Justin regarding Ruby, especially since
>> we have a bit old stuff to manage like RHEL 5 so despites having a
>> strong team around puppet, I am not sure we should follow this road. 
>> The transition on puppet3/ruby2 was quite problematic, and I think may
>> still cause issues with the diverse set of servers we have, regarding
>> the need to have some sort of synced server/client ( a problem that
>> ansible do avoid, and salt too in some way due to salt-ssh, albeit being
>> alpha )
> Turn out that salt requires python > 2.6, which rules out to manage RHEL
> 5.
> Do we have lots of RHEL 5 system ?

We don't have any RHEL/CentOS 5 systems at all.  And no intention (AFAIK)
of adding any.

+ Justin

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