So you want to learn Puppet, but you’re not familiar with command line, text editors or version control tools. No fear: Here’s an overview of the tools you’ll need to learn Puppet, plus instructions for setting up your learning environment.
Puppet skills are in big demand in the job market. The new Learning VM makes it easier to get started learning Puppet and monitor your own progress, and it’s [recently been updated](http://puppetlabs.com/blog/zero-puppet-freshest-learning-vm).
It’s January, and with that comes the usual buzz of resolutions, goal-setting, and discussions around what to accomplish in 2013. Some will set personal goals, others will focus on professional goals, and organizations will look for ways to ensure they have the right staff working on all the right things that will enable them to […]
Puppet modules are a fantastic way to deploy and manage specific applications. The Puppet Forge contains a wealth of third-party modules that allow you to do some awesome stuff with a minimum of work. In this post, we use a module from the Forge to solve a common task—using Puppet to set up a WordPress […]
Welcome to the Puppet Module of the Week! This is a brand new blog series where we pick a module on the Puppet Forge and review it. We’ll cover a wide variety of modules in these reviews. When we run across a great module that could use some work, we’ll highlight those areas and even […]
Management of network devices is one of the exciting new features in Puppet Enterprise 2.0 and Puppet 2.7. In the initial release, support is limited to Cisco devices, but because Puppet is extensible via modules, we are able to build upon the existing framework and add support for F5 BIG-IP. Like most network appliances, installation […]