A talk I gave at LISA2015. A gentle introduction to Puppet for the complete beginner. This talk assumes no knowledge of Puppet and is intended for the complete beginner. Slides available here. Support files are available here.
Thomas is a meat popsicle. Thomas started working with UNIX while at SFU and UBC in Vancouver. Starting out on IRIX, HPUX and Solaris, he quickly transitioned to Linux in the early 90s. He has been a System Administrator and a Developer working mainly in Python and C. He's written several technology books, many dealing with Puppet and Configuration Management.