Combating Infrastructure Sprawl


Do you have an environment in your company that seems to be a time sink and management headache for you? Does this environment have many machines, each running a slightly different patch level or completely different operating system? Do you find yourself and your team stuck in a quagmire of varying point releases, RPM conflicts and dependency hell? Your environment may be suffering from infrastructure sprawl, but relief is on the way. This guide will help you understand infrastructure sprawl, how it occurs and steps you can follow to eliminate (and ultimately prevent) it.