Narayan Desai

Narayan Desai

Argonne National Laboratory


Narayan Desai is a principal experimental systems engineer at Argonne National Laboratory. He specializes in system software and system management issues, specifically for very large scale parallel computing systems. He has written and spoken widely on these issues, and leads the Bcfg2 configuration management project.

Sessions for this user

* Configuration Management Panel

Configuration management tools are finally coming into their own. Powerful, automated infrastructure management is now available in a wide variety of open source tools. Tools written in different languages, using varying operational methodologies and embracing differing philosophies. Come meet some of the creators and maintainers of these cutting edge tools like cfengine, Puppet, AutomateIT, Chef, and bcfg2 and quiz them in the why and hows of their tools and the philosophies behind them.
James Turnbull, Igal Koshevoy, Luke Kanies, Narayan Desai, Adam Jacob, Brendan Strejcek