Puppet Practitioner

Puppet Practitioner

Summary

Learn how to design and build modules following best practices, extend modules from the Forge and develop best practices for implementing roles and profiles.

Description

In this three day course, students will learn multiple ways to accomplish tasks in Puppet and how to choose which is most appropriate for a given situation. Students will design and build modules, and extend modules from the Forge. Students will also learn best practices for implementing Roles & Profiles in their infrastructure.

Duration

3 days

Course Content

After completing this course students will show a mastery of the Puppet DSL and common design patterns providing them with solutions for problem solving techniques and a better understanding of Puppet Best Practices.

  • More advanced Puppet DSL constructs that can be used to write more elegant code.
  • Using data structures to create resources programmatically.
  • Using custom facts to expose information about nodes.
  • The concepts of modularity and composability and how they refer to module design.
  • Methods for testing your Puppet code and infrastructure.
  • Using MCollective from the command line to automate infrastructure orchestration.
  • Troubleshooting techniques and standard log files.
  • The Roles & Profiles design pattern and the benefits it offers.
  • Several different methods for managing portions of files.
  • Why the Anchor Pattern exists and when one should use it or the `contain()` function.
  • Creating generalizable modules and contributing them back to the community via the Puppet Forge.
  • Sharing functionality between classes using inheritance.

Prerequisites

Students

In this course, we expect attendees to have a solid understanding of configuration management strategies. You should have taken Puppet Fundamentals or have 6+ months of experience using Puppet.

Technical

Students will be provided with access to a hosted classroom environment.

Please review the technical requirements for your class here.

Price

This class is now offered in a live virtual class. Same content, but from the comfort of your home or office. Virtual Puppet Practitioner.

Duration

3 Days

Additional Notes

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Upcoming Classes

France

Location Jun 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2018 Jan 2019 Feb 2019
Paris - Calco Nov 5 – Nov 7

Netherlands

Location Jun 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2018 Jan 2019 Feb 2019
Amsterdam - Amazic Nov 5 – Nov 7

Belgium

Location Jun 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2018 Jan 2019 Feb 2019
Nossegem - Open-Future Oct 23 – Oct 25
Dec 18 – Dec 20

Germany

Location Jun 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2018 Jan 2019 Feb 2019
Essen - example42 Oct 22 – Oct 24
Hamburg Jul 3 – Jul 5
Berlin - example42 Dec 3 – Dec 5
example42 - Munich Sep 24 – Sep 26
Nov 19 – Nov 21

Singapore

Location Jun 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2018 Jan 2019 Feb 2019
Singapore - MicroTek Aug 28 – Aug 30

Australia

Location Jun 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2018 Jan 2019 Feb 2019
Sydney - Cliftons Jun 26 – Jun 28
Melbourne - Cliftons Oct 23 – Oct 25

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Upcoming Classes

Paris

Nieuw Vennep

Nossegem

Essen

Hamburg

Berlin

Munich

Singapore

Sydney, NSW

Melbourne, VIC

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