Puppet 5 Beginner's Guide - Third Edition: Go from newbie to pro with Puppet 5 (Paperback)

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Puppet 5 Beginner's Guide - Third Edition: Go from newbie to pro with Puppet 5 (Paperback)

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Puppet 5 Beginner's Guide, Third Edition is a practical guide that gets you up and running with the very latest features of Puppet 5.

Key Features

  • Develop skills to run Puppet 5 on single or multiple servers without hiccups
  • Use Puppet to create and manage cloud resources such as Amazon EC2 instances
  • Take full advantage of powerful new features of Puppet including loops, data types, Hiera integration, and container management

Book Description

Puppet 5 Beginner's Guide, Third Edition gets you up and running with the very latest features of Puppet 5, including Docker containers, Hiera data, and Amazon AWS cloud orchestration. Go from beginner to confident Puppet user with a series of clear, practical examples to help you manage every aspect of your server setup.

Whether you're a developer, a system administrator, or you are simply curious about Puppet, you'll learn Puppet skills that you can put into practice right away. With practical steps giving you the key concepts you need, this book teaches you how to install packages and config files, create users, set up scheduled jobs, provision cloud instances, build containers, and so much more.

Every example in this book deals with something real and practical that you're likely to need in your work, and you'll see the complete Puppet code that makes it happen, along with step-by-step instructions for what to type and what output you'll see. All the examples are available in a GitHub repo for you to download and adapt for your own server setup.

What you will learn

  • Understand the latest Puppet 5 features
  • Install and set up Puppet and discover the latest and most advanced features
  • Configure, build, and run containers in production using Puppet's industry-leading Docker support
  • Deploy configuration files and templates at super-fast speeds and manage user accounts and access control
  • Automate your IT infrastructure
  • Use the latest features in Puppet 5 onward and its official modules
  • Manage clouds, containers, and orchestration
  • Get to know the best practices to make Puppet more reliable and increase its performance

Who this book is for:

Puppet 5 Beginner's Guide, Third Edition is designed for those who are new to Puppet, including system administrators and developers who are looking to manage computer server systems for configuration management. No prior programming or system administration experience is assumed.

Product Details ISBN: 9781788472906
ISBN-10: 178847290X
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication Date: October 5th, 2017
Pages: 266
Language: English