Podcasts

March 20, 2014
I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Andy Parker and Henrik Lindberg to talk about some of the many upcoming changes to the Puppet language, which is our configuration language used to define resources (and more). We were joined by videographer Kent Bye, who also jumped in with a few of...
March 13, 2014
Razor developers David Lutterkort and Scott McClellan talk about what Razor is, and how it compares to other provisioning tools. Razor does just the right amount of work to get an operating system installed onto a bare-metal machine so it can be further configured and managed by Puppet Enterprise...
February 12, 2014
Applying for a tech job? In the latest Puppet Podcast, we chat with Mike Stahnke, director of software delivery at Puppet Labs, and Deepak Giridharagopal, our director of engineering. Mike and Deepak certainly aren't short on work, yet they regularly take the time to review resumes for people who...
February 5, 2014
In this podcast, Kent Bye and I talked with James Fryman and Will Farrington about the many ways that GitHub is using Puppet. We talked for quite a while about the creative ways that GitHub is using Boxen and Puppet to manage developer system configuration. I always think of Boxen as an easy way...
January 28, 2014
In this episode of the Puppet Labs Podcast, I was joined by Greg Larkin, who talked to us about his experience preparing for and taking the Puppet Professional certification exam. I was also joined by two people from the Puppet Labs education team: Jamie Rosa, who runs our certification program,...
January 10, 2014
In this episode of the Puppet Labs Podcast, I was joined by Gareth Rushgrove, who works for the UK Government and is the person responsible for the DevOps Weekly Newsletter. He goes by garethr on the Puppet Forge. I was also joined by Ryan Coleman, product owner for the Forge at Puppet Labs. We...
January 2, 2014
In this episode of the Puppet Labs Podcast, I was joined by Kenn Hussey, Michelle Johansen and Heidi Pio to talk about how project managers help bridge the gap between developers and operations. For example, our recent migration from Redmine to JIRA has required extensive collaboration between our...
December 20, 2013
In the latest Puppet Podcast, Community team member Kara Sowles is joined by long-time Puppet developer Jeff McCune along with Cody Herriges and Matt Kirby from the technical operations Team. The engineering staff at Puppet Labs has been growing quickly, which has meant that a lot of development...
December 4, 2013
In the latest Puppet Podcast, Puppet Community Lead Dawn Foster is joined by Eric Johnson, program manager of the Google Compute Engine team and Aaron Armstrong, an engineering manager at Puppet Labs. Last Tuesday, Google announced that its Google Compute Engine is now generally available to the...
October 31, 2013
This week on the Puppet Podcast, authors William Van Hevelingen and Spencer Krum join Puppet Community team Dawn Foster and Kara Sowles to give us some insight into the upcoming new edition of the book Pro Puppet. The third author, Mozilla sysadmin Ben Kero, wasn't able to join us.The first three...

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