"It's starting off to be a good week for open source
configuration management vendor Puppet Labs. The startup announced
today that it has raised an additional $5 million in venture
funding, bringing total funding to $7 million to date. Those new
funds come on the same day that a major new release of the open
source Puppet framework is being made generally available.
"Version 2.6 of Puppet -- a widely used open source framework
that provides administrators with the ability to manage system
configuration and provisioning -- adds new capabilities to the
configuration management framework including a new event model,
better integration via REST and preliminary support for
""You explain to Puppet what you want your systems to look like
and Puppet will make sure that's the case, and as you change
specifications, Puppet will update the machines on your network,"
Puppet Labs CEO Luke Kanies told InternetNews.com."