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.
Docker is an open source framework that automates the deployment of applications in lightweight and portable containers. The Docker framework is modelled on the concept of the standard shipping containers that are used to transport much of the world’s goods. Like shipping containers you can build, fill, open and transport Docker containers. These containers can […]
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 […]
If you’ve been waiting for something besides a PDF edition of our new ebook, today’s your day! We’ve released EPUB and MobiPocket editions, so you can read it on most common ereaders (Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iBooks and more). We’re also announcing a chance to win one of 20 copies of Jez Humble’s seminal book on continuous delivery.
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?