Is this invite open to non-UF folks?
Steve @ "the other college"
Santa Fe College
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On 05/05/2011 05:21 PM, Benjamin Goldsbury wrote:
> Puppet (www.puppetlabs.com) is a tool for managing your non-Windows
> servers. Managing configuration, package installation, users, and
> virtually anything else. Essentially, it allows you to tell your server
> what it should look like, and it handles getting it there. The end goal
> is the ability to say "Make this machine an apache server" or "build me
> a mysql database server" and let Puppet take care of installing packages
> and deploying configuration files to get it there.
> At the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, we are using it to
> manage our ~30 Linux machines. I have, myself, been using Puppet to
> manage machines for approximately 3 years.
> Several people have expressed interest seeing a demo and having some
> discussion on how it works. I would like to host a meeting for this.
> I don't have a strict agenda for the meeting. I'll be happy to go over
> the basics of how it works, show examples from our code (which should be
> available to anyone interested), and I can probably provide some Virtual
> Machine instances in our lab (which has ~14 desktop PCs for our use) to
> allow people to get hands on during the meeting.
> Intended audience would be anyone interested, be it no experience or
> lots of experience with Puppet.
> If you're interested, please use Doodle
> (http://www.doodle.com/kc69ae7sdpta5ed4) to list your availability so I
> can see what time works best for everyone. No registration required,
> but if you do not want to leave your email on the site, please email me
> so I can give meeting time, directions, and any other relevant information.