Cfengine Revs Up Configuration Management

Posted by encoreopus on Apr 23, 2010 11:01 PM EDT
Zenoss Community Blog; By Brian Proffitt
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I have decided, should any of my kids ever develop an interest in Computer Science, that I'm going to send them to a Scandinavian university. Clearly, these institutions of higher learning have got it going on.I recently came to that conclusion after meeting Mark Burgess, who put together an entire configuration management system in 1993 while doing a post-doctorate fellowship at the University of Oslo, just because he was tired of managing his systems manually with scripts and wanted to do it better. Which is right up there with some other Scandinavian student named Linus who ended up putting together the kernel for some operating system you might have heard of here and there.

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