SaltStack Articles

  • Scaling Salt for Remote Execution to support LinkedIn Infra growth

    April 18, 2023

    At LinkedIn, site engineers like to automate operational tasks at various infrastructure layers to minimize manual interventions, which can scale well and be easy to operate. Certain automations are performed via onDemand job executions. LinkedIn engineers have been using Salt, a Python-based, open source software, for automating tasks at various infrastructure...

  • Leveraging SaltStack to Scale Couchbase

    April 25, 2016

    Editor's note: This blog has been updated. Our caching layer at LinkedIn is responsible for serving massive amounts of data at low latencies, making it an important part of ensuring a quality experience for our members. One of the key aspects of our caching layer is Couchbase, which accomplishes this feat in a robust and resilient way. Many engineers at LinkedIn...