Speaker is maintainer of config split

https://events.drupal.org/seattle2019/sessions/configuration-management-initiative-20-updates

https://www.drupal.org/project/cmi2

Phase2 very dependent upon config split

The key aspects are:

  • Installing sites from config: Config Installer in core (8.6)
  • Replacing Config Filter: The new ConfigTransform service (8.7)
  • Environment-specific configuration: Config Split in core (8.7?)
  • Updating config without overriding customizations (modules and distros)
  • Documentation for both workflows to use it and API to develop with (“best practices”)

Dries on config improvements over several minor version updates:

https://dri.es/how-we-are-improving-drupal-configuration-management-system