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Summary:

SaltStack wants you to use its config tool to deploy cloud applications easily and Google wants more applications to run in its cloud. Hence a partnership is born.

Google wants to attract more developers to its now-generally-available Google Cloud Platform so it can make headway, vis-a-vis Amazon Web Services. SaltStack wants to make headway against configuration management tools like Chef and Puppet. So, it makes sense that the two companies would parlay this into a partnership and a PR opportunity.

Google Cloud logoAnd so they have, SaltStack and its Python-oriented configuration- and systems-management tool supports the Google Compute Engine, so developers can put their code into production on that cloud quickly, and then manage and run it there.

Salt Lake City-based SaltStack, which won Gigaom’s Structure Launchpad contest last year, is giving some of those more established configuration management tools a run for their money of late. It makes sense for it to support all the major clouds and Google wants as many on ramps to its public cloud as possible.

  1. go on Google !!!Staltstack great job!!!
    is the management of code will be easy on Google cloud platform

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