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.


Guests

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.

Hosts

Matty Stratton

Matty Stratton

Matty Stratton is a HumanOps Advocate at PagerDuty, where he helps dev and ops teams advance the practice of their craft and become more operationally mature. He collaborates with PagerDuty customers and industry thought leaders in the broader DevOps community, and back when he drove, his license plate actually said “DevOps”.

Matty has over 20 years experience in IT operations, ranging from large financial institutions such as JPMorganChase and internet firms, including Apartments.com. He is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and ITSM focused events, including ChefConf, DevOpsDays, Interop, PINK, and others worldwide. Matty is the founder and co-host of the popular Arrested DevOps podcast, as well as a global organizer of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.

He lives in San Francisco and has three awesome kids - Henry, Joey, and Sophia, who he loves just a little bit more than he loves Doctor Who. He is currently on a mission to discover the best pho in the world.


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