Ivan Pepelnjak comments at

With all the Puppet buzz I’m hearing and claims that “compute and storage orchestration problems have been solved” I wanted to check the reality of those claims — is it (for example) possible to create a LUN on a storage array using a standard well-defined API.

Read more at: NETCONF+YANG+NETMOD versus SMI-S

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Stephen Foskett

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at,, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

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