BIRMINGHAM,UK (PRWEB) January 24, 2012
Packt is pleased to announce Puppet 2.7 Cookbook that covers all the popular tools and frameworks used with Puppet like Dashboard, Foreman and Collective, and teaches readers to use 100 powerful advanced features of Puppet. Written by John Arundel, this book will enable readers to build secure, high-performance systems to fully utilize the power of cloud computing.
Puppet is an open source configuration management tool, which is designed to manage the configuration of Unix-like and Microsoft Windows systems declaratively. It is an automated engine, which performs administrative tasks such as adding users, installing packages and updating server configurations based on a centralized specification.
Puppet 2.7 Cookbook starts off by taking users from a basic knowledge of Puppet to a complete and expert understanding of Puppet’s latest and most advanced features, community best practices, writing great manifests, scaling and performance. Furthermore, this practical book includes real examples from production systems and techniques, like a distributed Puppet architecture and a high-performance Puppet master solution using Apache and Passenger.
Using this book, developers will learn to produce eye-catching reports and information for management, to understand common error messages and troubleshooting common problems, to manage large networks with tools like Foreman and MCollective, to use classes and inheritance to write powerful Puppet code, and to deploy configuration files and templates for lightning-fast installations.
Written in a simple style and packed with detailed step-by-step instructions, this book is ideal for readers, who already have a working Puppet installation and have some experience with of Linux systems administration. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/puppet-2-7-for-reliable-secure-systems-cloud-computing-cookbook/book