fbpx

Tag - puppet

Puppet module

How bad can a greedy regex really get?

Recently, a client approached us with a curious Puppet Server problem that manifested in excessive CPU usage on the Puppet Server. One of the surprising things was that the issue appeared out of the blue, and was causing timeouts during Puppet runs on 650 nodes. None of the recent changes to the Puppet code...

PDK Puppet Automation

Easy Puppet module development with PDK

If you’re using Puppet and you want to automate something other than basic OS configuration, package install or Unix user account management, Puppet Forge is the first place where you want to look. With over 6500 modules, chances are that you’ll find a module or two that automate the very thing you need. Sometimes,...