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DevConf.in 2018 is the second free annual community conference sponsored by Red Hat for Developers, System admins, DevOps engineers, Testers, Documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies. It is a platform for the local FOSS community participants to come together and engage in the knowledge sharing through technical talks, workshops, panel discussions, hackathons and such activities.

When: August 4-5, 2018

Venue: Christ University - Bengaluru, India

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Saturday, August 4 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Metal as a Service: Foreman Discovery

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When we talk about cloud, we usually hear of Paas, Saas and Iaas. This talk introduces Maas i.e Metal as a Service to the audience. This talk consists of a brief introduction to the Foreman Project and Foreman Discovery, followed by a deep understanding of Maas and how it is implemented in Foreman Discovery. Lastly, the aim of this talk would be to encourage newbies to contribute to the Foreman Project anf Foreman Discovery.

* Introduction to Baremetal Provisioning

1) Discovery as MaaS.
2) IPMI.
3) PXE.
4) IPXE.

* Discovering a host using Foreman Discovery

1) Demo for discovering a host.
2) Fact parsing in Discovery.

* Discovery functioning and Deep Dive

1) Auto-provisioning.
2) Reboot Feature.
3) Post provisioners (Puppet/Ansible).

Speakers
avatar for Rahul Bajaj

Rahul Bajaj

Associate Software Engineer, Red Hat
Rahul is an Associate Software Engineer at Red Hat. He is a Rubyist, open source enthusiast and an upstream contributor. He contributes mostly to the Foreman project and is the organizer of Foreman Pune Meetups. He loves to travel, code, talk and drink beer!


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