Power Puppet: Beginner to Advanced

Learn how to drive your infrastructure leveraging the power of Puppet


Welcome to the Power Puppet training course, designed to take you from complete beginner to writing powerful Puppet modules. This is a self paced online training course delivered by a Puppet expert with over 10 years of experience working with Puppet and training users worldwide. The course is made up of a series of slide presentation lectures and after each lecture there is a practical session demonstrating each concept that you can follow along with in your own time.

Who should take this course?

This course is aimed at experienced systems administrators with good knowledge of Linux who wish to learn how to drive their infrastructure using Puppet.

What you will learn

You will begin by learning the basics of configuration management and where Puppet fits in to your DevOps toolchain. After learning the basic principles of Puppet you will start learning how to write Puppet modules to manage system applications. The course is very language focussed and you will learn all of the latest language features, tips and tricks, best practices and more. By the end of this course you will be able to write advanced Puppet modules like a pro.

Module 1: Getting Started with Puppet

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.

Module 2: Mastering the Puppet Language

The second module contains over 3.5 hours of in-depth video tutorial and interactive onscreen demos giving you a deep dive into the Puppet language. Everything in this course is kept up to date with the very latest developments and you will the language to a very advanced level incorporating all of the newest Puppet features!

What is included?

By signing up for this course now, you're getting amazing value, by signing up now you will get the following benefits:

  • Lifetime access, no expiry or renewals
  • Access to over 4.5 hours of expert video tutorial and technical demonstrations
  • Free course updates and extra materials
  • Questions answered directly from the instructor on the course comments page

  • Your Instructor

    Craig Dunn
    Craig Dunn

    Craig is a seasoned IT veteran with over 20 years working in the IT industry. His DevOps journey started back in 2008 with Puppet and has helped numerous organisations implement Puppet, Ansible and Chef 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 training and consultancy services around Europe helping customers achieve automation success.

    He is well known within the open source community as a contributor and maintainer of several projects, and has given many conference talks at events worldwide.

    With nearly 10 years experience working with and teaching DevOps tools you will be learning from one of the leading experts in the field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    When does the course start and finish?
    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
    How long do I have access to the course?
    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
    What if I am unhappy with the course?
    We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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