Our own Gary Larizza recently kicked off a series on his personal blog explaining how Puppet DSL types and providers work. The second installment shows you how to write a little Ruby to clean up your Puppet code with a custom type and provider.
Do you ever feel like your CMDB is always the last to know about configuration changes? Yesterday, ServiceNow announced ServiceNow Configuration Automation, a new orchestration application that integrates with Puppet Enterprise to create a unified system that drives automated and governed configuration changes. With this integration, updates to your CMDB or requests through the ServiceNow […]
Erika Hall says her new book is for people who “may have a vague idea that research is a good thing, but the benefits are fuzzy while the costs are all too clear.” Does she deliver on her promise to make basic research concepts and techniques more accessible in under 150 pages?
At PuppetConf 2013, community lead Dawn Foster presented an animation of git commits to the Puppet code base since April 15, 2005. We asked long-time contributors David Lutterkort and Adrien Thebo to provide some commentary to help understand how the project has evolved over the past 8 1/2 years.