Puppet Redefines Infrastructure Automation

Puppet has long been regarded as nothing more than an open-source software configuration management tool. The company has become a standard for automating the delivery and operation of the software that powers everything around us. Well, this is about to change. Puppet has evolved and has positioned itself to tackle enterprise-grade problems. All of this and more, was announced on May 2, 2019. So what makes this announcement so exciting? I sat down with Matt Waxman, Puppet's Head of Products to learn more.

CGroup Interactions

CGroups are under constant development, partly because they form the core of many commercial services these days. An amazing thing about this is that they remain an unfinished project. Isolating and apportioning system elements is an ongoing effort, with many pieces still to do. And because of security concerns, it never may be possible to present a virtual system as a fully independent system. There always may be compromises that have to be made.

Linux Journal ASCII Art Contest

Do you have l33t ASCII/ANSI art skillz? Your work could grace the cover of Linux Journal! That's right—your ASCII art on the cover of the longest-running Linux publication on the planet. What the artwork is depicting is, really, up to you. But, since this is Linux Journal, here are a few good ideas: