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Tuesday, September 23 • 4:20pm - 5:00pm
Razor, the Provisioning Toolbox - David Lutterkort, Puppet Labs

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Razor is a flexible, policy-driven PXE provisioning tool. Over the last year, it has seen many changes to make it easier to deploy, manage, and use. Through its combination of automatic machine discovery, provisioning decisions based on user-defined rules, and seamless integration with Puppet, Razor is not just a PXE provisioning tool in the traditional sense, but it can also serve as an engine for automated end-to-end deployment of workloads tailored to specific scenarios.

In this talk we will discuss a few such scenarios, such as using Razor to emulate a traditional MAC-driven PXE provisioning tool, or using Razor to provision Windows and bootstrap Puppet on those machines.

Along with these hands-on usage scenarios, we will also discuss where we see Razor going and share the highlights of its roadmap for the near future.

Speakers
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David Lutterkort

Principal Software Engineer, Puppet Labs
David is a principal engineer at Puppet Labs and the technical lead for | Puppet Labs' development of Razor. 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 Augeas, a configuration editing tool.


Tuesday September 23, 2014 4:20pm - 5:00pm
Golden Gate A B2

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