"This is the first of our weekly 'Cloudy Saturday' columns that
will delve into using cloud computing techniques to manage your own
server farms, both large and small. This week we'll talk about the
Puppet automation system from Reductive Labs. Puppet is built upon
the legacy of the venerable Cfengine system, but takes things to a
whole new level.
"The open source world is rife with projects that try to
automate the management of systems. The most notable and most
mature until now had been Cfengine..."