Published on 24 May 2016 by

Think back to your college graduation. You walked across that stage to receive your diploma, thinking your education was complete. Of course, you soon realized that just wasn’t true.

These days, our society is defined by change, and staying current is critical, especially when it comes to technology. Every business depends on employees keeping up to date with the latest technology in the market, and every tech professional knows she has to keep learning to be marketable.

At Puppet, we want you and your organization to be wildly successful using our software. The best way to ensure that is with a Puppet Virtual Training subscription. It is perfect for any budget!

When you purchase a virtual training subscription, you get access to every live virtual training course we offer for 50 percent off over the next year. Also, if we add a new virtual course to our catalog, you will receive 50 percent off the list price if the new course is purchased within the term of your subscription.

Interested in learning more? Ready to sign up?

Check out the virtual courses you can choose from and sign up today:

  • Intro to Puppet: Get exposed to the core concepts of the Puppet DSL (domain-specific language) and Puppet Enterprise capabilities.

  • Puppetizing Infrastructure: Quickly get started managing your infrastructure with your existing Puppet master-agent setup. You'll learn the essential concepts of the Puppet ecosystem, leveraging community modules to describe and manage infrastructure as Puppet code.

  • Puppet Fundamentals: Manage infrastructure the right way from the start, and build a foundation for success as you scale Puppet into the future. Learn the best practices for installing Puppet, writing simple classes, and updating and extending existing modules.

  • Writing Your First Module: Get a solid foundation for building great modules. Learn the core concepts of module architecture, composability, reusability, and defensive coding practices so you can design and write Puppet modules.

  • Managing Puppet Code: Learn how to use Puppet Enterprise, Git, and r10k to write, review and deploy code to multiple environments in a controlled manner.

  • Practical Hiera Usage: Discover core concepts of data separation, hierarchy design, datastore backend design, and design for scalability. You'll learn best practices for designing and implementing Hiera-based data management.

  • Puppet Essentials for Windows: Learn how to manage Windows system configuration by leveraging existing modules, and get practice using resource types, providers, and extensions.

  • Puppet 4 Parser: Learn about the what's new in the Puppet 4 parser, including consistency features, data type support, about breaking changes, and how to update legacy patterns.

  • Appropriate Module Design: Get a review of basic Puppet concepts followed by how to refine requirements, design composable classes, guidelines for designing the API for modules, and coding defensively.

Stephanie Stouck is a senior services marketing manager at Puppet.

Learn more

We offer a variety of training options — self-paced, in-person, and live virtual training — to help you or your team get up and running with Puppet, and to take your Puppet skills to the next level.

Finally, are you going to be attending PuppetConf 2016? This is a great time to fit in some training. Training events at PuppetConf are unique, since the training and conference attendees are all gathered together in the same venue. The "hallway track" — the opportunity to have discussions with, and learn from, others who on the same journey as you — is an invaluable bonus.

Seats always fill up fast leading up to PuppetConf, so don’t forget to register now to ensure that you get the most from PuppetConf 2016!

Register here.

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