mkdev originals presents a web series about making a product. The co-authors of mkdev, Kirill Shirinkin and Leonid Sushchev, recorded how they do calls and discussions, designing and coding the web application from scratch. Then they cut out the excess, added some memes and released in the form of short episodes, each dedicated to a single topic.

Why you need tools like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack and others? Which problems do they solve and how? Why not to just use a couple of shell scripts? In this article, Kirill Shirinkin will answer these questions and give you a rapid introduction into configuration management tools.