Starting with the very basics of Puppet, Puppet Reporting and Monitoring will guide you through configuring additional reports and creating new, feature-rich reports using the comprehensive Puppet tool. Packed with practical examples and precise instructions, this book is all you need to start exploring Puppet reports.
You will then learn how to create custom reports and finally understand the best way to present and utilize multitudes of data obtained from different servers under management.
You will learn how to use the built-in report processors and will also gain hands-on experience in creating your very own report processors. With this book, you will learn how to optimize its features such as asynchronous data storage and catalog compilation. You will also delve into using open source tools such as Graphite and Dashing to make attractive and informative dashboards quickly and easily.
An easy to follow guide with extensive examples to explain Puppet's reporting capabilities to facilitate effective implementation of Puppet in the real world as a reporting tool.
Who this book is for
If you are a Puppet developer or a system administrator using Puppet, and you want to extend your expertise to manage and optimize your server resources, then this book is for you.