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The problem with params.pp

12/09/2013

My recent post about using Hiera data in modules has had a great level of discussion already, several thousand blog views, comments, tweets and private messages on IRC. Thanks for the support and encouragement – it’s clear this is a very important topic. I want to expand on yesterdays post by giving some background information Read More

Better Puppet Modules Using Hiera Data

12/08/2013

When writing Puppet Modules there tend to be a ton of configuration data – generally things like different paths for different operating systems. Today the general pattern to manage this data is a class module::param with a bunch of logic in it. Here’s a simplistic example below – for an example of the full horror Read More

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