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OSCON: Talking to Andrew Parker of Puppet Labs

09.25.2013
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I'm now at the penultimate interview in my video series from OSCON 13.  Today’s installment features Puppet LabsAndrew Parker, team lead for the core platform team.  Check out what Andrew has to say:

Some of the ground Andrew covers:

  • What is Puppet and how does it work?
  • DevOps:  How does Puppet help bridge the divide between Dev and Ops?
  • Puppet’s key crowd is hands-on operation types, but business and devs play big roles as well.
  • As we get further into a cloudy world, what implications does that have for the Puppet platform?

For more Puppet goodness, check out PuppetConf this week in San Francisco.  If you can't make it there is also a live stream set up.

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