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Some Salt for that Heartbleed...and Shellshock

Shellshock, Heartbleed...what's next? Armies of system administrators utilized SaltStack to diagnose and remediate the impact of the BASH and OpenSSL vulnerabilities in data centers around the world. Read more about their success.

Shellshock, Heartbleed...what's next? Armies of system administrators utilized SaltStack to diagnose and remediate the impact of the BASH and OpenSSL vulnerabilities in data centers around the world. Read more about their success.

SaltStack wins Best of VMworld 2014 Award

SaltStack won the Best of VMworld 2014 Gold Award in the category of virtualization management. SaltStack was recognized for its ability to manage all the data center things at speed and scale, regardless of platform or vendor. 

SaltStack won the Best of VMworld 2014 Gold Award in the category of virtualization management. SaltStack was recognized for its ability to manage all the data center things at speed and scale, regardless of platform or vendor. 

Register now for SaltConf 2015
 

SaltConf is coming back to Salt Lake City, March 3-5, 2015. SaltConf15 is SaltStack's annual user conference built for customers, partners, developers and community members. Early-bird and group discounts are available now.

SaltConf is coming back to Salt Lake City, March 3-5, 2015. SaltConf15 is SaltStack's annual user conference built for customers, partners, developers and community members. Early-bird and group discounts are available now.


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Please take a second to vote for SaltStack as a finalist in the Modern Infrastructure Impact awards competition.

A few weeks ago we announced a little contest asking SaltStack users to share how they use SaltStack to orchestrate, manage or deploy Docker containers at scale. We received excellent responses, a couple of which are summarized in this post, including the winning entry from Love Nyberg who is a DevOps engineer for Bloglovin.

From where we sit, Shellshock is Heartbleed part deux. Another day, another critical software update that needs to be deployed to hundreds, thousands and millions of devices.

From the look of things, Shellshock beats Heartbleed from both a severity perspective and from a system administrator’s workload perspective.

Marc Chenn, SaltStack CEO, invited to speak on enterprise cloud adoption at AGC Partners’ Boston Technology Growth Conference

DockerCon EU is coming in December to Amsterdam. If you'd like to attend, we have one complimentary pass available to the person who submits the best SaltStack + Docker use case.

SaltStack senior engineer, Dave Boucha, demonstrates how to use SaltStack systems management software to automate the orchestration of a large-scale Docker container environment. Dave uses HAProxy running on VMs in Rackspace for this demo, but SaltStack can be used to deploy and manage containers running in any cloud environment.

Event listings

SaltStack will play in the Sandbox at Google Cloud Platform Live on November 4. This one-day event will demonstrate how next-generation cloud technology from Google and SaltStack allows developers to build better applications, and get them into production, faster.

SaltStack is a sponsor of AWS re:Invent. Visit us to see how SaltStack can be used for any cloud orchestrate, AWS autoscaling and for deploying complex applications like Elastic Map Reduce on AWS.

Sylvain Thenault, Logilab Toulouse director, will give a talk titled, "Discover Salt" at the Capitole du Libre event in Toulouse France.

For the first time SaltStack will sponsor the Super Computing conference. Companies and organizations like the Centers for Disease Control, Harvard, LSU, and Argonne National Laboratory all use SaltStack to manage large-scale, high-performance computing environments.