Episode 243 - PowerScripting Podcast - Rob Reynolds on Puppet and Chocolatey

A Podcast about Windows PowerShell.

In This Episode

Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Rob Reynolds about Chocolatey and Puppet



Guests - Rob Reynolds


Chatroom Buzz-

<14ScriptingWife> ## what is the topic tonight?

<4Vern_Anderson> ## && Happy Birthday to @ScriptingWife

<7JimBirley> ## All night long

<0halr9000> ## like so

<11MikeFRobbins> ##

<13Stuwee> ## What does puppet actually do?

<13Stuwee> ## so will DSC replace puppet?

<14gpduck> ## write documentation that does the work for you instead of a list of instructions

<11ScriptWarrior> ## so there are goto statements?  😛

<4Vern_Anderson> ## I think enterprise customers get support

<4Vern_Anderson> ## Normal open sourced customers are on their own

<11ScriptWarrior> ## So does Puppet consume the MOF Files?

<4Vern_Anderson> ## Managed Object Format (MOF)

<4Vern_Anderson> ## Spotted cow spots??

<MikeFRobbins> One month until PowerShell Saturday 005 in Atlanta: http://powershellsaturday.com/005/

<MikeFRobbins> PowerShell Oktoberfest: PowerShell Saturday 005 in Atlanta and 006 in Singapore: http://mikefrobbins.com/2013/09/26/powershell-oktoberfest-powershell-saturday-005-in-atlanta-and-006-in-singapore/

<MikeFRobbins> Episode 199 - PowerScripting Podcast - Rob Reynolds talks PowerShell and Chocolatey: https://powershell.org/2012/09/07/episode-199-rob-reynolds-talks-powershell-and-chocolatey/

<MikeFRobbins> Adam Driscoll is presenting for the Mississippi PowerShell User Group (Lync Meeting) on October 8th: http://mspsug.com/2013/09/24/powershell-mvp-adam-driscoll-speaking-for-mspsug-on-tuesday-october-8th-at-830pm-cdt/

<halr9000> http://chocolatey.org/

<halr9000> http://puppetlabs.com/

<ToddKlindt> ScriptingWife, I think it starts here, http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=q0PHeSoHa6s#t=886

<Vern_Anderson> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puppet_(software)

<Vern_Anderson> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chef_(software)

<MikeFRobbins> Tomorrow is the last day to submit topics for the PowerShell Summit: https://powershell.org/2013/09/01/powershell-summit-north-america-2014-call-for-topics/

<halr9000> http://forge.puppetlabs.com/

<ScriptingWife> my version of chrome: http://www.last.fm/music/Trace+Adkins/_/Chrome

<halr9000> http://www.vagrantup.com/

<halr9000> i do not know what made me think of this but here you go: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dD7-N9aWbY

<halr9000> no here you go much better http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hw4wzwYeZ0Y

<Vern_Anderson> http://youtu.be/liKhLNY5GYI  I'm your puppet

<ScriptWarrior> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc180827.aspx - Mof technet

<Vern_Anderson> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Management_Instrumentation#WMI_tools

<MikeFRobbins> Looking forward to going to Weidmanns for lunch tomorrow: http://www.weidmanns1870.com/

<MikeFRobbins> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_95

<halr9000> http://www.oculusvr.com/

<ScriptWarrior> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qO4yR2l3V1k

<Rob_____> https://github.com/ferventcoder/vagrant-windows-puppet

<Rob_____> https://github.com/chocolatey/puppet-chocolatey-handsonlab

<MikeFRobbins> ScriptingWife | The place I'm having lunch at tomorrow has Praline Cheesecake and Praline Bread Pudding a la mode http://www.weidmanns1870.com/our-menus/lunch-menu/

<JonWalz> http://grooveshark.com/s/Existence+VIP/3LxAuC?src=5

<ToddKlindt> Here are the books I read last year, http://www.toddklindt.com/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=383

The Question - First Computer

  • Gateway Pentium 133, and it was horrible!
About the Author

Jonathan Walz

Since March 2007, Jonathan Walz has been the co-host and technical brains for the PowerScripting Podcast. Conceived as a radio show for the PowerShell community, the podcast is the longest-lived PowerShell show in existence, and has featured dozens of weekly guests.