6 and 7 February 2017

Gent, Belgium

Chickens and eggs: finding and resolving inter-node dependency issues with puppet

Simon Peeters - Tuesday, Feb 7, 16:00 - 16:20 - B2.015

What came first, the chicken, or the egg? The puppetmaster or its puppetdb? The ENC or the puppetmaster that talks to it?

When deploying a brand new puppet based stack a lot of bootstrapping issues occur, since all of your fancy tools require each other to configure each other. During the recent refactor of our core management infrastructure we encountered a lot of these cases, This talk will give you some insight in our methodology of dealing with them."

About Speaker

As an intern at inuits simon was know as the guy who killed the pulp server on his first day. After graduation he went back to inuits (re)writing puppet code and fixing things that aren't broken. He specialises in cracking the tougher nuts one at a time and puppetising new stacks.