Be Lazy! - manage configuration with puppet

Author: Andreas Rogge

Good system administrators are lazy! They try to get rid of every routine job by using automation and thus make these jobs less error prone. This talk shows some free automation tools. These tools help to automate the sluggish day to day work. Additionally the talk gives a deeper look into managing system configuration with puppet. In the process it is explained, how puppet works and what it can do. In the end some examples are given, why it should be used and what the limits are.