Next Meeting: June 12th, 2008 at 7pm

Date: June 12th, 2008
Time: 7pm
Place: EE1 Building (Electrical Engineering)
Room 403
University of Washington Campus
Directions: http://www.ee.washington.edu/contact.html
Subject: Using Puppet for Mac Workstation Configuration Management
Presenters: Ski Kacoroski

This talk will discuss implementing the Puppet configuration management tool for Mac workstations.  We will talk about why Puppet was choosen over other tools, how Puppet was bootstrapped onto the workstations, some of the issues we have overcome (and some that are still open), a few of the benefits of using Puppet, and plans for the future with Puppet at Northshore School District.

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Ski Kacoroski is the Unix System Admin for the Northshore School District where is spends his time bemused by the differences between the Linux, Solaris, Mac and Windows machines he is responsible for managing.   In his free time he loves to hike, bike, and, along with his daughters, is a member of King County Explorer Search & Rescue.