Tag Archives: Configuration Management

General SCM Interview Questions

The previous chapters outlined the state of CM technology from the standpoint of a spectrum of concepts underlying automated CM, and from the standpoint of the reflection of some of these concepts in commercial CM products. Clearly, no CM product supports all CM concepts; similarly, not all CM concepts are necessary in the support of… Read More »

Definition of Configuration Management

Software CM is a discipline for controlling the evolution of software systems. Classic discussions about CM are given in texts such as [6] and [8]. A standard definition taken from IEEE standard 729-1983 [42] highlights the following operational aspects of CM: Identification: an identification scheme reflects the structure of the product, identifies components and their… Read More »

Roles of CM Users and Views of CM

Roles of CM Users and Views of CM Different views of CM emanate from the different roles and concerns of people in an organization. A simple, typical, CM user scenario of an organization is described in order to present the various roles and the subsequent views of CM support. The scenario involves various people with… Read More »

Configuration Management

By Bob Aiello 2876 days ago Comments (2) configuration management jobs careers Hey everyone – we are having a discussion about getting started in CM – in the CM Crossroads forums http://bit.ly/awKvKA. Please feel free to respond here, in the forums or contact me directly at bob.aiello@ieee.org Bob Aiello Editor in Chief CM Crossroads http://www.linkedin.com/in/BobAiello ______________________________________________________________ Hi Rajesh – did you actually… Read More »

5 Keys to Automating Configuration Management for Application Infrastructure

One of the trends being discussed in business, among vendors and in the analyst community is the importance of automating the functions performed by IT. Growing demands by the business, tight budgets and compliance pressures together accentuate the need for IT to be more agile, efficient and responsive to business stakeholders. Naturally, vendors rush into… Read More »

Top 25 Chef configuration management interview questions and answers

Source – learn.chef.io What is a resource? Answer- A resource represents a piece of infrastructure and its desired state, such as a package that should be installed, a service that should be running, or a file that should be generated. Question: What is a recipe? Answer- A recipe is a collection of resources that describes… Read More »

Chef configuration management interview questions and answers | Chef Interview Q&A

Source – learn.chef.io What is a resource? Answer- A resource represents a piece of infrastructure and its desired state, such as a package that should be installed, a service that should be running, or a file that should be generated. Question: What is a recipe? Answer- A recipe is a collection of resources that describes… Read More »

Top 5 Configuration Management Tools

Top 5 Configuration Management Tools Puppet In computing, Puppet is an open-source configuration management utility. It runs on many Unix-like systems as well as on Microsoft Windows, and includes its own declarative language to describe system configuration. Puppet is produced by Puppet Labs, founded by Luke Kanies in 2005. It is written in Ruby and… Read More »

SCM Process and smartBuild Overview, What is SCM Process and smartBuild?

SCM Process and smartBuild SCM Process and smartBuild from Rajesh Kumar

Software Configuration Management in Pakistan | SCM Practices in Pakistan

Mature CM is cross-business functionality NOT functionality solely within engineering. Software Configuration Management facilitates timely communications; enforces development policies and technical standards along Management of Hand-offs between Environments and Teams efficiently. The practices and procedures for administering source code, producing software development builds, controlling change, and managing software configurations. Specifically, Software Configuration Management ensures the… Read More »