Running your applications in the cloud is no longer enough. For a true competitive advantage, software delivery teams need to fully harness the power of their cloud platform of choice. Yet, without cloud management talent on staff, the promises of fast, flexible cloud-based enterprise application delivery often fall flat.
Puppet is an open source configuration management utility. It runs on many Unix-like systems as well as on Microsoft Windows, and includes its own declarative language to describe system configuration. The current version is Puppet 4.