[CentOS] cfengine vs. puppet

Fri Aug 27 19:41:49 UTC 2010
James Hogarth <james.hogarth at gmail.com>

> Keep in mind that next year the work you are doing now will be in the
> past and they may want to toss it (and the people who did it) for the
> next new thing.  Let us know how that works out for everyone.  My
> experience has been that the companies that hang on to the past do so
> because they have something worth keeping.

Or they don't want to spend money to update infrastructure or are
locked into some proprietary dependency...

Heck in a year if our needs change I'll no doubt run a project to
replace what I did this year ;)

Having worked in places that are afraid to touch that thing that has
run forever and working where I am now I'll take the place that is
flexible enough to trial new technologies over struggling to maintain
something beyond EOL any day...