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Extending Puppet by Alessandro Franceschi

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An approach to reusable stack modules

What we have seen until now are more or less standard and mainstream Puppet documentation and usage patterns, and I have surely forgotten valuable alternatives. I may have left traces of personal opinions on some solutions, but they are all common and existing ones; nothing has been invented.

In this section, I'm going to discuss something that is not mainstream, has not been validated in the field, and is definitively a personal idea on a possible approach to higher abstraction modules.

It's not completely new or revolutionary: I'd rather call it evolutionary in the line of established patterns such as parameterized classes, the growing usage of PuppetDB, and roles and profiles, with a particular focus on reusability. ...

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