PyOhio 2011: Using Fabric - from a sysadmin's perspective
Using Fabric -- from a sysadmin's perspective
Presented by Morgan Goose
Fabric is a great tool written in python for python devs. It allows you to script remote interactions on a remote server and only requires ssh and a shell on the remote host. It's commonly pigeonholed into a deployment tool, but it can but used for more than just websites.