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DevConf.us 2018 is the 1st annual, free, Red Hat sponsored technology conference for community project and professional contributors to Free and Open Source technologies held at the Boston University in the historic city of Boston, USA.

When: Friday, August 17 to Sunday, August 19, 2018

Venue: Boston University, George Sherman Union Building
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Sunday, August 19 • 2:20pm - 2:55pm
Misusing Ansible as an Integration Test Framework

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Ansible is best known as a configuration management tool, but our QE team has been misusing it as a lazy man's test framework for nearly 2 years. So why on Earth would you do this?

We'll discuss how we leverage Ansible to perform test verification and some of the hacks we've used in this approach. This talk will highlight how we have been successful testing 10+ concurrent release streams across 3 separate distributions using this method. We'll also cover why this has worked for our use case and why it may not work for you.

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Micah Abbott

Principal Software Quality Engineer, Red Hat
I've been involved in software quality assurance for nearly 20 years, testing things like networking equipment, embedded systems, and host management software. Since joining Red Hat in 2014, I've been working on the RHEL Atomic Host product and involved in the upstream Project Atomic... Read More →

Sunday August 19, 2018 2:20pm - 2:55pm EDT
East Balcony Boston University, George Sherman Union Building