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Monday, October 13 • 12:15pm - 1:05pm
Beyond Golden Containers: Complementing Docker with Puppet - David Lutterkort, Puppet Labs

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Docker offers an exciting new way to use containers for delivering and managing applications. Combining Docker with a configuration management system like Puppet provides much greater control over containers, both at buildtime and at runtime: at buildtime, Puppet's fine-grained resources such as file, cron, and user make it easy to control an image build in great detail; Puppet's facilities for weaving the description of a system together from different concerns make it easy to express similarities and differences between a fleet of container images concisely and understandably. At runtime, Puppet can be used to detect configuration drift and remediate such drift. When image building and deployment is performed by different parties, Puppet manifests also document the details of a container's setup and expose the knobs that can be used to control the payload of a container.


David Lutterkort

Principal Engineer, Puppet Labs
David is a principal engineer at Puppet Labs with a focus on provisioning and tooling for image building. | Before joining Puppet Labs, David worked | at Red Hat on a variety of management tools and served as the maintainer of | apache Deltacloud. He was one of the earliest contributors to Puppet, and | is the main author of the Augeas configuration management tool. | | Previous speaking experience includes technical presentation at the... Read More →

Monday October 13, 2014 12:15pm - 1:05pm
Room 19

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