Automating Datacenter Operations at Dropbox

Switch provisioning at Dropbox is handled by a Pirlo component called the TOR Starter. The TOR Starter is responsible for validating and configuring switches in our datacenter server racks, PoP server racks, and at the different layers of our datacenter fabric that connect racks in the same facility together. Writing the TOR Starter on top of the ClusterOps queue provides us with a basic manager-worker queuing service. We also have the ability to customize the queue to fit our needs in switch provisioning.
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