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Puppet 3.8.x EOL imminent!

Just a friendly PSA that Puppet 3.x reached its end of life on December 31, 2016. I suggest upgrading to an LTS release for access to bug fixes and security updates after December 31, 2016. If you have not yet updated, you should make that a priority! Learn more about... Read more…

  • 12 Nov 2019
    Agent Side Functions in Puppet 6

    Puppet 6 introduced Deferred functions, a new feature that allows you to run code on the agent side during enforcement. This is both functionality that people have been requesting for ages, and also behaviour that many people already mistakenly assumed existed. As a matter of fact, the Puppet execution model... Read more…

  • 21 Jan 2018
    Why can't I write a contract for consent?

    In the Wild West of the Internets, once again some bright young men who operate under the assumption that technology can fix all problems, and who don’t understand how consent works have created an app that’s supposed to protect themselves from the horror of false rape accusations. Never mind that... Read more…

  • 04 Jan 2018
    A sad goodbye

    Many of you have already heard that there will be no more Hammy Fridays. Hambone passed away in my arms on New Years Day. He struggled with a heart condition and seizures for years. If you’ve been around us much, I’m sure that you’ve noticed that lately he was often... Read more…