[svlug] BayLISA Special Meeting - TOMORROW - Luke Kanies, Puppet
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Tue Aug 29 15:41:25 PDT 2006
Drinks and Pizza provided by BayLISA!
The August Special BayLISA meeting will be taking place at the Yahoo
Address: 700 First Avenue Sunnyvale, CA. Building E Room 9
Puppet is a cross-platform open-source configuration management framework
written in Ruby. Puppet can be used for simple one-off administration
tasks, but its primary focus is on providing centralized, automated server
management. Its development is based on years of experience with existing
tools like Cfengine and provides significant functional enhances over
previous generations, and it is already in production use around the
world. This talk will discuss what you can do with Puppet and why you
should use it, along with some discussion of future plans.
About the Speaker:
Luke Kanies has been a Unix sysadmin for 10 years and has published many
articles and tutorials, and for the last five years has focused on the
development of open-source automation tools. He is the founder of
Reductive Labs, a software company devoted to building the next generation
of configuration management tools; their flagship product is Puppet, an
open-source automation framework written in Ruby.
Directions to Yahoo :
Directions to campus are available at
Ignore the last two steps in the directions, instead of turning first
right into Yahoo, turn first *left* into Bldg E. parking lot. A security
guard will be available to let you into the Bldg. at the main door.
RSVP: Mail rsvp at baylisa.org
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