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PuppetCamp London 2014

Yesterday, I had day out of the office with Danny at the 2014 London PuppetCamp. It was the first time I had attended a PuppetLabs event, though I have streamed plenty of video from past camps and conferences.

It was interesting to see how best practices had moved on (answer, lots) since I first had my Puppet epiphany over a year ago. For me, and in no order, the most interesting talks were ….

Augeas, swiss knife resources for your puppet tree by Julien Pivotto

[embed]https://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/41652188[/embed]

Can you upgrade to Puppet 4.x? by Martin Alfke

https://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/41653710"

Keeping AWS in check with Puppet by Oholiab

[embed]https://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/41660929[/embed]

So in all a great day, other than the early start …

It has also inspired me a enough to revisit a module I cobbled together earlier in the year which manages the installation of Cloudwatch logs and get it up to a decent standard so I can push it to the forge and be just like Danny.

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Russ McKendrick

Buys way too many vinyl records, writes a lot about Docker & loves orchestration. Works at @node4ltd / @n4stack has written for @PacktPublishing