Configuration Automation

Scope

Often Dev and QA require fresh setups for test environment. Using Salt Stack, this is achieved by implementing infrastructure as code with no manual intervention and on the fly setups.

Configuration Automaton

  • Salt Stack – An Open Source Tool for Configuration Automation
  • On the Fly Test Infrastructure available to all
  • Ability to Deploy Test and Productions setups
  • Implemented on Hyper-V and VMware
  • Audience: QA, Development, Support, Production
Feature Automation Manual efforts DevOps
Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016 1 hour 15 mins
Windows 7, Vista, 8, 8.1, 10 30 mins 10 mins
Hyper-V 2008 R2, Hyper-V 2012, Hyper-V 2012 R2 3 hours 30 mins
AD: Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 2 hours 20 mins
Clusters: Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 1 day 1 hour
Hyper-V Clusters: 2008 R2, Hyper-V 2012, Hyper-V 2012 R2 (SMB + CSV) 2 days 1.5 hours
SQL standalone: 2008. 2012, 2014, 2016 3 hours 30 mins
Exchange standalone: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 4 hours 45 mins
SharePoint standalone: 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 2 days 1 hour