The alternative is immutable infrastructure. If you’re running in the cloud, this means baking your AMI with your application code already on it. See, imagine a world where you finish writing the code, you push it into git, and it gets built into an RPM or Debian package. That package is installed on a Base-AMI that was carefully crafted by your security and performance engineers, and then an AMI, with your software installed, along with its dependencies is pushed out to your AWS regions.
Source : https://hackernoon.com/configuration-management-is-an-antipattern-e677e34be64c
Un titre un peu tapageur pour dire que les infrastructure immutables c’est mieux. C’est vrai que c’est à considérer sérieusement.