Joel Rebello

I'm a Site Reliability Engineer at,
where I help build tooling to automate lifecycle management for our fleet of bare metal servers,
the bmc-toolbox project was the result of our attempt to break free from vendor specific hardware.

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BMC management with bmc-toolbox

This talk is about the bmc-toolbox, an open-source project that leverages the Baseboard Management Controller (iLOs iDracs and similar) to help manage a large fleet (>50K) of bare metal servers at

Its goal is to provide vendor agnostic tooling to manage the lifecycle of bare metal servers,
this talk describes the tools part of bmc-toolbox and various aspects of managing a large fleet of bare metal servers.