Seen all the buzz about AWS CloudFormation? We’re interested in it too. Contrary to the on-going speculation of its impact on Puppet or Chef, we see numerous ways in which CloudFormation and Puppet complement each other quite well. Zach Leslie recently pulled together a brief tutorial on bootstrapping AWS CloudFormation with Puppet. Just follow the four steps and the code samples in the tutorial.
I know February is the shortest calendar month, but it seems to have passed faster than a bolt of lightning. Did you catch us at FOSDEM, SCALE9X, the LA Puppet User Group, the Austin Cloud User Group, or GeekAustin? Puppet evangelism is somewhat new. While we’ve always been out at conferences and user groups when […]
Upgrading Puppet can be a long and involved process, particularly when skipping major versions. New language features are a included in each Puppet major version release. These changes, however, mean that upgrading Puppet is not a simple matter of installing a new package. The Puppet master should be upgraded to the new version first, then […]