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This is the first module of the Power Puppet training course, designed to take you from complete beginner to power user over the course of several instalments. The high level course outline is:
This module contains just over an hour of video content including slide presentations and terminal sessions that you can follow along to, we begin with a basic introduction to the concepts of configuration management and where Puppet fits in to your toolchain. We then look at Puppet resources, the building blocks of Puppet and how resources are used internally by Puppet to manage your configuration. We then introduce the Puppet language (DSL) and walk you through how to write Puppet resource as code, build Puppet modules and serve that configuration to your agent nodes.
By the end of this section you will;
This module is made up of five chapters;
A long time Puppet user, contributor, speaker and certified professional.
Craig is a seasoned IT veteran with over 20 years working in the IT industry. He has been a Puppet user since 2008 and has helped numerous organisations implement Puppet to automate their infrastructures, including IPC Media, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), Fidelity Investments and more. He joined Puppet Labs in 2012 as a Professional Services Engineer providing consultancy and training courses world-wide. Since leaving Puppet Labs, Craig founded his own consultancy company Enviatics and delivers Puppet consulting services throughout Europe.