Povilas Daukintis

Information technologist with a 10+ year of professional experience in multiple industries.

Most of his career he spent time in IT operations, focusing on building robust and operable systems, also not forgetting about the most important aspect of such systems – human.

He likes to study resilience engineering in his spare time and tries to apply this knowledge in (rather young) internet operations field.

The Field Guide to Understanding Declarative Systems

In this talk we will take a look at various declarative systems from operations perspective and how it can be used to manage complex systems in non-linear, non-imperative fashion.

Puppet CM tool will be used as one of the practical examples (with a pinch of Promise Theory on top of that).