Marionette For Puppet Labs

Puppet Labs Acquire Marionette Collective IP

Jessica Thornsby

Marionette Collective framework acquired by Puppet Labs.

Puppet Labs have announced they are acquiring the intellectual property of open source framework the Marionette Collective.

The Marionette Collective framework is intended to build server orchestration and parallel job execution systems, and to enable the discovery of network resources. With Marionette Collective, users can also select which resources to affect using configuration data from systems management platforms. According to the announcement, the acquisition will accelerate the delivery of multi-server and multi-datacenter orchestration for Puppet Labs’ customers. The discovery capabilities will be used in Puppet Dashboard.

The Marionette Collective founder, R.I. Pienaar, will join the development team at Puppet Labs.