IL - Puppet Architect
Instructor-Led Training
Intermediate
2 Days
Onsite or Virtual
Course Overview
This two-day course is designed to provide practical skills used to architect Puppet infrastructure and to understand interactions between different components. The class will focus on the architecture of Puppet Enterprise itself, giving students the ability to determine the most efficient and extensible architecture to scale Puppet to their own needs with API integration and monitoring to support its growth.
Objectives
  • Designing and implementing an efficient development workflow.
  • Designing complex Hiera datasource hierarchies.
  • Sharing data between nodes via exported resources.
  • Estimating the number of nodes their Master(s) can support.
  • Using r10k to automate Puppet code deployment.
  • Dynamic provisioning strategies providing for rapid infrastructure scaling.
  • Designing a scaled architecture for their infrastructure.
Pre-Requisites
  • Experience with systems integration, and have in-depth understanding of the infrastructure being managed.
Designing and implementing an efficient development workflow.
Designing complex Hiera datasource hierarchies.
Sharing data between nodes via exported resources.
Using MCollective from the command line to automate infrastructure orchestration.
Estimating the number of nodes their Master(s) can support.
Using r10k to automate Puppet code deployment.
Dynamic provisioning strategies providing for rapid infrastructure scaling.
Designing a scaled architecture for their infrastructure.
Managing multiple Puppet environments in an effective manner.
Interacting with the Puppet Master using the REST APIs.
The underlying message passing protocol that MCollective is built on.
Scaling the ActiveMQ messaging bus.
Integrating Puppet with external tools via Hiera backends, report processors, etc.
Dedicated Training
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Dedicated instructor-led training is designed for group training and is delivered by the experts at Opsgility. Delivery availability is anywhere in the world at your location or using advanced virtual training software.

Benefits
  • Standard or Customized Curriculum
  • Globally Available for Delivery
  • Holistic Learning Plans are Available
  • Industry Recognized Subject Matter Experts