O'Reilly logo

Extending Puppet by Alessandro Franceschi

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 4. Designing Puppet Architectures

Puppet is an extensible automation framework, a tool, and a language. We can do great things with it, and we can do them in many different ways. Besides the technicalities of learning the basics of its DSL, one of the biggest challenges for new and not-so-new users of Puppet is to organize code and put things together in a manageable and appropriate way.

It's hard to find a comprehensive documentation on how to use public code (modules) with our custom modules and data, where to place our logic, how to maintain and scale it, and generally, how to manage the resources that we want in our nodes and the data that defines them safely and effectively.

There's not really a single answer that fits all these cases. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required