Review: Puppet 3.0 pulls more strings

Version 3.0 of Puppet Labs' configuration automation tool shines with speed boosts and deeper support for Windows servers

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With virtualization driving the meteoric rise in server instance counts, it's no wonder that so many configuration automation tools are hitting their stride. Where once we either did without configuration management or created our own custom scripts, we now have many options to manage changes to large numbers of servers.

One of the best options is Puppet Enterprise, the commercial version of the Puppet open source project. Version 3.0, just arrived, passes along many advances borne from the community edition, as well as new features found only in the enterprise version.

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