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Friday, October 21 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Puppet Design Patterns: Lessons From the Gang of Four – David Danzilio, Kovarus

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The Design Patterns book is more than just a collection of elegant solutions to common problems, it provides us with a vocabulary and framework for analyzing those problems. Discussing and applying design patterns helps shift the focus from the immediate problem to design. As the Puppet community converged on an idea of what "good" code looks like, Puppet design patterns began to emerge and design became more important. With more and more complex software being modeled in Puppet, those design patterns are more relevant than ever before. As the Puppet language takes on more general purpose and orchestration features, the need for good design patterns only grows with every release. This talk will discuss some of those design patterns and the problems that they solve.

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David Danzilio

Cloud or Infrastructure Architect, Kovarus
David is an architect at Kovarus and lives in Boston, MA. He's been using Puppet since 2009, well before it was the cool thing to do. He has a background in operations for government, higher education, research, healthcare, and SaaS organizations. David has consulted on several Puppet... Read More →

Friday October 21, 2016 11:15am - 12:00pm PDT
Golden West