Linux Centralized Administration
jna at retina.net
Thu Jan 12 16:42:39 CST 2012
Here at Twitter we make extensive use of Puppet. It's great, but we had a
hard learning curve and much customization to get it to work the way we
I'd also recommend Chef, which is like Puppet but includes more tools (like
a machine database) out of the box.
On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Matthew Palmer <mpalmer at hezmatt.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 04:02:49PM -0500, Paul Stewart wrote:
> > Hey folks. just curious what people are using for automating updates to
> > Linux boxes?
> > Today, we manually do YUM updates to all the CentOS servers . just an
> > example but a good one. I have heard there are some open source
> > similar to that of Red Hat Network?
> At work, we use (and built) a tool called 'tingle'
> (https://github.com/anchor/tingle), which handles it all for us across our
> internal and managed-for-customers infrastructures.
> Personally, I don't run CentOS, but I use unattended-upgrades on my
> herd of Debian machines, which works well enough.
> - Matt
> A woman in liquor production / Owns a still of exquisite construction.
> The alcohol boils / Through magnetic coils.
> She says that it's "proof by induction."
> -- http://limerickdb.com/?34
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