Puppet is often mentioned alongside Chef, Ansible, Salt, and other tools. At its heart, Puppet is different.
- [Instructor] Puppet is a language for describing…the desired state of your infrastructure,…and a set of tools to enforce that state.…The Puppet language is designed to be simple to learn…and easy to understand.…Puppet is usually described as…a configuration management tool,…and you'll often hear it mentioned along with…Chef, Ansible, and Salt,…so what makes Puppet different?…The main unique feature of Puppet under the hood is that…Puppet focuses first on modeling your infrastructure,…so the language itself is less about…describing tasks or procedures…and more about describing the desired state of your nodes.…
It's important to understand this because…it's part of what makes Puppet powerful,…and it's also an easy place to get hung up…when you first start using Puppet.…One of the major advantages of the modeling approach…is that it makes adapting code…to other operating systems much simpler.…Quite often, the same code will just work…when applied to, say, redhat and ubuntu nodes.…This is especially true when using…
- What is Puppet?
- Setting up a Puppet master and control repo
- Using the built-in resource types
- Organizing code with roles and profiles
- Managing more nodes
- Triggering actions (orchestration)
- Gathering system info with facter
- Writing modules
- Using templates
Skill Level Beginner
DevOps Foundations: Infrastructure as Codewith Ernest Mueller2h 6m Intermediate
1. Puppet Overview
What is Puppet?4m 9s
2. Setting Up a Dev Environment
3. First Steps with Puppet
4. Managing More Nodes
Next steps3m 49s
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