Puppet Cookbook, 3rd Edition

Puppet Cookbook, 3rd Edition

Puppet is a configuration management system that automates all your IT configurations, giving you control of what you do to each node, when you do it, and how you do it. Puppet Cookbook Third Edition takes the reader from a basic knowledge of Puppet to a complete and…

Automating Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services

Automating Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services

Get valuable tips and techniques for automating your cloud deployments with Azure PowerShell cmdlets, and learn how to provision Azure services on the fly. In this hands-on guide, Microsoft cloud technology expert Michael Washam shows you how to automate various management tasks and deploy solutions that are both…

Automation through Chef Opscode

Automation through Chef Opscode

Automation through Chef Opscode provides an in-depth understanding of Chef, which is written in Ruby and Erlang for configuration management, cloud infrastructure management, system administration, and network management. Targeted at administrators, consultants, and architect, the book guides them through the advanced features of the tool which are necessary…

Customizing Chef

Customizing Chef

Take advantage of Chef’s highly customizable design to tackle specific automation issues that you can’t solve by simply using Chef’s tools, resources, and services out of the box. With this practical guide, you’ll examine the internal structure of this configuration management technology and learn where, how, and why…

Managing Windows Servers with Chef

Managing Windows Servers with Chef

This book begins with an introduction to the functionality and benefits of using Chef to manage Windows systems. From there, you are shown an overview of the Chef architecture and how to prepare a Windows host so that it can be managed by Chef, followed by an example…

Puppet Essentials

Puppet Essentials

With this book, you’ll be up and running with using Puppet to manage your IT systems. Dive right in with basic commands so that you can use Puppet right away, and then blitz through a series of illustrative examples to get to grips with all the most important…

Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook

Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook

Irrespective of whether you’re a systems administrator or a developer, if you’re sick and tired of repetitive manual work and not knowing whether you may dare to reboot your server, it’s time for you to get your infrastructure automated. Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook has all the required recipes…

Puppet 3 Beginner's Guide

Puppet 3 Beginner’s Guide

Everyone’s talking about Puppet, the open-source DevOps technology that lets you automate your server setups and manage websites, databases, and desktops. Puppet can build new servers in seconds, keep your systems constantly up to date, and automate daily maintenance tasks. Puppet 3 Beginner’s Guide gets you up and…

Test-Driven Infrastructure with Chef, 2nd Edition

Test-Driven Infrastructure with Chef, 2nd Edition

Since Test-Driven Infrastructure with Chef first appeared in mid-2011, infrastructure testing has begun to flourish in the web ops world. In this revised and expanded edition, author Stephen Nelson-Smith brings you up to date on this rapidly evolving discipline, including the philosophy driving it and a growing array…