Dashboard is a popular tool for web-based management of Puppet Nodes. In late 2012, Puppet Labs proposed passing Dashboard on to a community maintainer, and I volunteered. This session will cover two major topics: how to get involved with Puppet projects on an open source basis, and about what's new in Dashboard 2.0. Learn how you can use Dashboard, how to integrate it as an External Node Classifier, and some common pitfalls. Find out what's next for the Dashboard as PuppetDB and Hiera mature.
Puppet has a very active, and very broad community. Learn about the various aspects and channels for this community, and how one member leveraged this vibrant community to transform himself from a noob to enough of a guru as to be "the Puppet Guy" at work, and to be able to consistently be a top contributor in multiple community channels. With the variety of community channels available, anyone can not only easily get started with Puppet, but even those who have been using it a while can learn by teaching.
Attend this talk and learn how Puppet Labs handles community contributions and the FOSS tools we’ve published to automate much of the process. Puppet Labs handles thousands of contributions from hundreds of contributors and we’ve integrated Github, TravisCI and Trello to manage all of it. Come see how we do it and what we’ve built!
Interested in learning more about how to contribute to Puppet? Then be sure to check out the CONTRIBUTING.md file on GitHub, the slides below, as well as the video above.
This session will start with a look at the community today. I will use our community metrics to take a look at all kinds of data about pull requests, bugs, mailing lists, IRC and more. In addition to the numbers, I'll also talk about some of our top contributors. We also have much to do to make the community better. I'll be presenting my plans for improvements that we'll be making to the Puppet community.
Over the past year, Razor has shown that there is huge demand for a policy-driven, discovery-based provisioning solution for bare metal and virtualized hardware. Simply put, Razor is the tool of choice to go from zero to fully-installed, including handoff to Puppet, in the most flexible and DevOps friendly way.