Windows – Having Its Ass Kicked by Puppet and PowerShell Since 2012 – PuppetConf 2013

Unix environments has fantastic tooling order to eradicate the need for manual server configuration. Windows is completely behind in the use of these tools. PowerShell is now emerging as the tool for Windows admins to manage environments and deployments. Can PowerShell help to bring the DevOps culture to the Windows development world? In this session, I will demonstrate how PowerShell has become a tool necessary to know when working on a windows environment. The session will demonstrate how development environments can be built in a fraction of the time using Puppet and PowerShell. PowerShell is fast becoming a rockstar of the Windows configuration world. Since Puppet added support for Windows, we can really kick windows configuration management into submission

Paul Stack
Principal Software Developer, OpenTable
Paul Stack is a London based developer working on the .net technology stack. Paul has spoken at various events throughout the world as well as extensively in the UK about his passion for continuous integration and continuous delivery and why they should be part of what developers do on a day to day basis. He believes that reliably delivering software is just as important as its development. Paul’s newest passion is the DevOps movement and how this helps not just development and operations but the entire business and it’s customers.

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