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Fattening the Puppet workflow, part 1: The control repository

If editing Puppet code and Hiera directly with puppetmaster feels too easy, you can complicate the Puppet workflow as much you like by adding more components to the palette. Adding the so called control repository and r10k to Puppet environment maintenance instantly adds several phases to your initially simple workflow. There are also benefits that […]

Managing Jenkins with Puppet, part 1: Basic installation

It seems every other organization is using Jenkins these days. Jenkins is a continuous integration and continuous delivery server that can be used to automate building, testing, and delivering or deploying software.  Many organizations also use Puppet for their configuration management needs. Puppet is, if not the de facto configuration management solution, at least one of the […]