Instant Puppet 3 starter
By Jo Rhett
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: March 2013
Pages: 50

In Detail

Puppet is the tool that will save you time. This book teaches you how to do more with less using Puppet 3. This guide ensures the highest level of accuracy so everything is exactly the way you want it, every time. This Starter guide demonstrates the difference between deterministic and procedural results. Most importantly, it teaches you tricks for you to get better results every time, by thinking about and expressing your desired outcome in a deterministic fashion.

"Instant Puppet 3 Starter" provides you with all the information that you need, from startup to complete confidence in its use. This book will explore and teach the core components of Puppet, consisting of setting up a working client and server and building your first custom module.

Become the Puppet master. Explore how it works and be in awe of the drastic improvement in consistency of your systems, with minimal effort in maintenance. Instant Puppet 3 Starter enables you to write your first policy using core methods to reduce the amount of manual work you would do to set up clients on new systems. In addition you will build a test environment for developing new modules, and source external data for use in the Puppet policy. Finally, you will learn to run the Puppet server under Phusion Passenger to improve performance and scalability. Instant Puppet 3 Starter won't just introduce you to an application; it will provide you with a working environment that saves you time and effort when deploying code or synchronizing files across systems.


Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks. This book is an awesome guide for understanding and developing your skills set with Puppet 3. It consists of friendly, practical tutorials, with an informative step-by-step walk through.

Who this book is for

"Instant Puppet 3 Starter" helps to simplify your life for large scale computing clusters. It is aimed at systems administrators, developers, DevOps engineers, and anyone who manages more than one computer. This is a practical and intuitive Instant Starter guide, guaranteed to improve your understanding and efficiency.

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A must-have.

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from Ancona, Italy.

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    A valid resource for a briefly introduction in the Puppet world.

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