Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of WhyPackaging

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01/26/11 08:10:37 (7 years ago)
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    4141You knew the image was completely pristine b/c it was using the same process as the installer. 
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     43Kickstart only works if there is a way to calculate if the requested set of pkgs will work together and what else it needs to all work together. That's why the packaging systems matter so much. That's why it is so critical to getting the deployments to work well. 
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    4345= why we continue to win now = 
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    4749Then the trick became maintaining them. Our packaging tools made that happen. Knowing you can use the rules in the packaging system so that an update won't break the world and will apply consistently even if the package set on any 2 boxes is not QUITE the same is what was critical on the individual system scale. 
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    49 Add to that good config mgmt tools and we got even further. 
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    5152= what tools matter = 
    52 Now everyone is working on more tools for managing sets of systems and for deploying clouds of them. The scale is pulling back to an even larger size. 
     53Now everyone is working on more tools for managing sets of systems and for deploying clouds of them. The scale is pulling back to an even larger size.  
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    5455The tools that matter will let an admin deal with clouds of systems at a time and be able to cope with what they are doing inside them w/o having to worry too much about the minutiae.