Starting with a blank Windows box we will build out puppet and Chocolatey (Windows package provider) from there. We will work through creating and updating our own packages. We will also take a look at server options. You will learn how to build out a Windows package provider to use with Puppet in your environment!
Please note, to complete the hands-on exercises in this session you will need a Laptop with at least 2GB of RAM.
Rob is a developer who has a passion for developing low maintenance solutions. In his day job he works at Puppet Labs getting his automation on. He invented yet another apt-get framework for Windows, named chocolatey, hoping this time it would stick. Rob is very active in OSS and manages several OSS projects. Some of those projects include RoundhousE (part of the chuck norris framework) and Chocolatey (kind of like apt-get but for Windows). He... Read More →