General, Linux, Microsoft Servers

11 Ways to Hack Puppet for Fun and Productivity – Luke Kanies – Velocity 2012

If you plan to manage a bunch of servers for real and your goals are:

  • fast scalability
  • auditability
  • resource astraction
  • change propagation while preserving dependencies
  • automatic inventory
  • cross platform control
then you need puppet.
The following introduction will teach you how: 11 Ways to Hack Puppet for Fun and Productivity.