Migrating to yet another interface to talk to your LDAP server sounds like a complete waste of time, and in some respects that is true. However, sssd will enable you to do so much more than nslcd/PADL could do for you without having that feeling that you just dirtied up your system with a terrible hack.
Puppet is a great tool for configuration management. Chef, slightly younger than Puppet, has matured to be a very good option when choosing a configuration management tool. In this particular case, the focus is on Puppet. The Puppet community frowns heavily on using puppet as the tool for global package management. At least, that’s the
Too Much Of A Good Thing? Google started with a better web search. It was a simple idea with a hugely complex back-end. They took the perception that searching for something should be easy, and they turned that in to a reality. Those with good “Google Fu” can leverage that simplicity even further with their