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Getting Started with Puppet 6

by Agaba Philip

Dip your toes in the waters of configuration management. Learn how Puppet can help you deliver software and configurations predictably, reliably, and quickly. No Linux, command-line, or Puppet experience is required.

What you'll learn

Administrating hundreds, even thousands of servers has become the norm for the modern sysadmin. Configuration management is no longer optional. It's a necessity. In this course, Getting Started with Puppet 6, You'll quickly get up to speed on writing proper Puppet code to automate the day-to-day configuration of your IT infrastructure. First, you'll start by getting oriented with Puppet. Next, you'll discover decision-making with conditionals, using complex variables, and integrating modules from the Forge. Finally, you'll explore different variables and templates. By the end of this course, you'll be comfortable writing code in Puppet DSL.

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About the author

I got my start in IT administrating an Oracle 10g database on Red Hat Linux. I've come a long way since and have used Linux everyday since 2012 both personally and professionally. As an independent consultant, I'm currently responsible for no less than forty Oracle databases running on Windows and Red Hat Servers. Perhaps the only thing I love almost as much as Linux is the Cloud and the many opportunities it provides. Linux has opened a lot of doors for me, and teaching it is my favorite pas... more

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