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Author Coulton, Scott, author

Title Puppet for containerization : learn about configuration management and gain complete control of your Docker containers using Puppet / Scott Coulton
Published Birmingham, UK : Packt Publishing, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Community experience distilled
Community experience distilled.
Summary Learn about configuration management and gain complete control of your Docker containers using Puppet About This Book This is the first book that focuses specifically on the combination of containerization and configuration management tools as the landscape for system administration changes It demonstrates to administrators how to seamlessly integrate containerization without disrupting their entire system It provides a canny way for you to grow your tool kit and embrace new tech such as Docker while building on your existing skill set Who This Book Is For This book is designed for system administrators who are looking to explore containerization. Intermediate experience and expertise with Puppet is presumed. What You Will Learn Write Puppet modules to build Docker Create Docker Compose templates with .erb files Get to know the architecture of Docker schedulers Create a Docker network and service discovery framework Build a fully functional Docker scheduler with Puppet Make Docker production ready with Puppet In Detail This book teaches you how to take advantage of the new benefits of containerization systems such as Docker, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, and Docker UCP, without losing the panoptical power of proper configuration management. You will learn how to integrate your containerized applications and modules with your Puppet workflow. You will also understand how to manage, monitor, and orchestrate hosts to keep deployed containers running seamlessly. With the help of this book, you can efficiently automate and document with containers, as a part of your system. The book will also cover use cases of deploying Puppet within a containerized environment. Style and approach This book uniquely focuses on the pain point of making containerization part of a bigger, established workflow of system administration. It will begin with the presumption that one has a use for Docker containers, and a background in system administration. Then, step by step, it takes you through the concepts and methods necessary to integrate this new time-saving technology into a well-managed configuration run by Puppet. Downloading the example code for this book. You can download the example code files for all Packt books you have purchased from your account at If you purchased this book elsewhere, you can visit and register to have the code file
Notes Includes index
Description based on online resource; title from cover (Safari, viewed June 2, 2016)
Subject Puppet (Computer file)
Open source software.
Computer systems.
Electronic data processing.
Data structures (Computer science)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1785883283
1785885383 (electronic bk.)
9781785885389 (electronic bk.)