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Puppet & Chef for Cloud Configuration Management

Mar 15, 2011, 14:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"This article is merely a cursory analysis of both systems as they are adept at managing the cloud, and not a comprehensive technical review, and focused on support for managing and provisioning cloud instances with a configuration management framework.Puppet and Chef are two configuration management systems that are gaining a lot of popularity and traction in the IT community for managing and automating one's IT infrastructure, including servers, network devices, and applciations.


"A configuration management system helps you describe your IT infrastructure declaratively, and then ensures the desired configuration is enforced. Chef and Puppet are two newer configuration management systems that are gaining popularity due to their wide array of features."

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