Yesterday, I had day out of the office with Dannyexternal link at the 2014 London PuppetCampexternal link . It was the first time I had attended a PuppetLabs event, though I have streamed plenty of video from past camps and conferences.

It was interesting to see how best practices had moved on (answer, lots) since I first had my Puppet epiphany over a year ago. For me, and in no order, the most interesting talks were ….

Augeas, swiss knife resources for your puppet tree by Julien Pivottoexternal link

Can you upgrade to Puppet 4.x? by Martin Alfkeexternal link"external link

Keeping AWS in check with Puppet by Oholiabexternal link

So in all a great day, other than the early start …

It has also inspired me a enough to revisit a module I cobbled together earlier in the year which manages the installation of Cloudwatch logsexternal link and get it up to a decent standard so I can push it to the forge and be just like Dannyexternal link .