In this installment of the ‘from the trenches’ series I cover the use of Puppet during one of our projects. We have used Puppet to provision Jenkins instances as part of a build and deployment platform for a large organization. I discuss the problem of when Puppet overwrites user managed configuration and how we solved […]
The popularity of the cloud has taken configuration management to the next level. Tools that help system administrators and developers configure and manage large amounts of servers, like Chef and Puppet, have popped up everywhere. Ansible is the next generation configuration management. Ansible can be used to excute tasks on remote computers via SSH so […]
After a highly successful edition of the GOTO Night in December with Timan Rebel and Erik Meijer, we are happy to announce the next GOTO Night that will take place on March 7 2013. This time at the Trifork office in Amsterdam on March 7 we have two great technical presentations lined up: Within the eye […]
Puppet is a systems management platform that enables sysadmins and developers to standardise the deployment and management of the IT infrastructure. This blog entry shows you how to automate your configuration management using Puppet.