Musings On How To Manage Software In The Cloud

Robert Harker
harker at harker dot com

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How to manage software in the cloud

Traditional manual mangement

Puppet Managing Servers

Cloud replicating images

Managing the images

Most models start with a base image

Manage gold image manually

Configure and maintain gold image with Puppet

Deploy packages via Continiuos Integration (CI)

What about System packages, files and configuration

Hybrid Puppet/CI model

Stay tuned for what I set up for the Silicon Valley Cloud Center.