[SASAG] Next Meeting, Thurs 11/10: How Puppet fits into your existing infrastructure
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Tue Nov 8 16:05:16 PST 2011
Date: November 10th, 2011
Place: EE1 Building (Electrical Engineering) Room 403
University of Washington Campus
Subject: How Puppet fits into your existing infrastructure.
Presenter: Garrett Honeycutt
Discussing best practices with Puppet and technologies around
configuration management such as software repositories, data storage,
directory services, security, automated provisioning, and how to create
Will also cover how to structure your version control system to deal
with configuration management code and a simple methodology for
deploying different revisions across different environments, such as
Dev, QA, Staging, Prod, etc.
While this talk focuses on Puppet integration, most of the material is
tool agnostic and will be applicable to other configuration management
Garrett Honeycutt has been hacking *nix based systems and spreading the
merits of open source software for over ten years. He began using Puppet
in 2007 while building out a national carrier grade VoIP system, where
he wrote many Puppet modules and acted as release engineer for Puppet
code. Previously he has worked on such things as building core internet
infrastructure for an ISP and creating mobile media distribution
platforms. Currently he works as a Professional Services Engineer for
Puppet Labs where he teaches, consults, and presents around the world.
As always, there will be dinner sponsored by Silicon Mechanics. Check
them out at http://www.siliconmechanics.com/
There will also be several CACert assurers present.
The meeting will be at the Electrical Engineering building on the
University of Washington Campus, aka EE1. Directions are linked to the
EE Department’s web site above. Parking is $5 after 5pm.
"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it
connected to the entire universe" John Muir
Chris "Ski" Kacoroski, Unix Admin
206-501-9803, ski98033 on IRC and most IM services
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