OSU's Lance Albertson details reasons for switching to Puppet

published on 8 January 2010

Came across this link with an interview of Lance Albertson of Oregon State University's Open Source Lab talking about how they are managing their data center. Among the topics was a description of their reasons for switching from CFengine to Puppet. Here is what Lance had to say:

"OSUOSL uses Cfengine for systems management but hopes to migrate onto Puppet. What are the primary advantages of Puppet?

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Reductive Labs Announces Puppet 0.25.2

published on 5 January 2010

Reductive Labs is pleased to announce the availability of Puppet 0.25.2. The 0.25.2 release is a significant maintenance release in the 0.25.x branch and represents a significant amount of work from the Puppet community. Special thanks to everyone who contributed to the release and tested fixes – especially, but not limited to, Peter Meier (duritong), R.I.Pienaar (Volcane), Mark Plaskin, Dan Bode, Alan Harder, Ricky Zhou, Christian Hofstaedtler, Nigel Kersten, and especially Markus Roberts and Jesse Wolfe who worked around the clock to get the release out the door.

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