Puppet 5 Cookbook, 4th Edition

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Book Description

Puppet 5 Cookbook - Fourth Edition: Jump-start your Puppet 5.x deployment using engaging and practical recipes

Write custom plugins for Puppet, including facts, providers, and

Key Features

  • Grasp recipes that work with centralized and decentralized deployments
  • Explore language differences and enhancements anticipated in Puppet version 5.x
  • Gain expert understanding of Puppet's latest and most advanced features

Book Description

Puppet is a configuration management system that automates all your IT configurations, giving you control of managing each .Puppet 5 Cookbook will take you through Puppet's latest and most advanced features, including Docker containers, Hiera, and Cloud Orchestration. Updated with the latest advancements and best practices, this book delves into various aspects of writing good Puppet , which includes using Puppet community style, checking your manifests with puppet-lint, and learning community best practices with an emphasis on real-world implementation.

You will learn to set up, install, and create your first manifests with Puppet version control, and also understand various sysadmin tasks, including managing config files, using Augeas, and generating files from snippets and templates. As the book progresses, you'll explore virtual resources and use Puppet's resource scheduling and auditing features. In the concluding chapters, you'll walk through managing applications and writing your own resource types, providers, and external node classifiers.

By the end of this book, you will have learned to report, log, and debug your system.

What you will learn

  • Discover the latest and most advanced features of Puppet
  • Bootstrap your Puppet installation using powerful tools like Rake
  • Master techniques to deal with centralized and decentralized Puppet deployments
  • Use exported resources and forge to set up Puppet
  • Create efficient manifests to streamline your deployments
  • Automate Puppet master deployment using Git hooks and PuppetDB
  • Make Puppet reliable, performant, and scalable

Who This Book Is For

Puppet 5 Cookbook is for anyone who builds and administers servers, especially in a web operations context. You'll need some experience of Linux systems administration, including familiarity with the command line, filesystem, and text editing. No prior experience is required.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Puppet Language and Style
Chapter 2. Puppet Infrastructure
Chapter 3. Writing Better Manifests
Chapter 4. Working with Files and Packages
Chapter 5. Users and Virtual Resources
Chapter 6. Managing Resources and Files
Chapter 7. Managing Applications
Chapter 8. Servers and Cloud Infrastructure
Chapter 9. External Tools and the Puppet Ecosystem
Chapter 10. Monitoring, Reporting, and Troubleshooting

Book Details

  • Title: Puppet 5 Cookbook, 4th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 394 pages
  • Edition: 4th Revised edition
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2018-06-25
  • ISBN-10: 1788622448
  • ISBN-13: 9781788622448

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