What Is New at Puppet? With Eric Sorenson

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015
Special guest Eric Sorenson of Puppet Labs chats with Matt about all the new hotness with Puppet, including Application Orchestration. Plus, Matt and Eric put on their pundit hats and talk about the acquisition of Ansible by Red Hat.

Show Notes

Various links referenced in the episode!

Matt and Eric are pretty sure the only reason that Red Hat acquired Ansible was to get Robyn Bergeron back.


Eric Sorenson

Eric Sorenson

After 16 years working as a systems/network administrator in the Bay Area, Eric relocated to Portland in 2012 to further develop his passion for awesome configuration management tools. When he’s not grooming backlogs for Puppet, he’s out enjoying Oregon’s trails with his partner Jen, son Gunnar, and neurotic-yet-lovable pointer Indigo.


Matt Stratton

Matt Stratton

Matt Stratton is a Staff Developer Advocate at Pulumi and the global chair of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.

Matt has over 20 years of experience in IT operations and is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and cloud engineering focused events worldwide. Demonstrating his keen insight into the changing landscape of technology, he recently changed his license plate from DEVOPS to KUBECTL.

He lives in Chicago and has three awesome kids, whom he loves just a little bit more than he loves Diet Coke. Matt is the keeper of the Thought Leaderboard for the DevOps Party Games online game show and you can find him on Twitter at @mattstratton.