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Vagrant Provisioning with Puppet

Automating software installations is an important part of deploying virtual machines with Vagrant. This process is called provisioning and can be integrated with DevOps tools, such as Puppet. Let's see how to do that. Vagrantfile Configuration The configuration for any Vagrant virtual machine is in...
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OpenStack cloud
This article compares the community contributions of four of the top open source automation tools used with OpenStack: Ansible, Chef, Juju Charms, and Puppet.

Managing OpenStack with Open Source Tools

To manage an OpenStack cloud infrastructure, you need to manage the configuration of the individual cloud services and the orchestration between them. Because OpenStack is an open source product, other open source tools are a popular choice to install, manage, and run an OpenStack cloud. There are...
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Puppet Unveils New Docker Build and Phased Deployments

Puppet released a number of announcements today including the availability of Puppet Docker Image Build and a new version of Puppet Enterprise, which features phased deployments and situational awareness. In April, Puppet began helping people deploy and manage things like Docker, Kubernetes, ...
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Label Schema: A New Standard Approach to Container Metadata

There's a new community standard for container metadata in town, with contributors from Puppet, Mesosphere, Microscaling Systems, Container Solutions, Weave, Cloud66, Tigera and others. The release candidate of Label Schema is being launched Friday at Container Camp in London. The initiative was...
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DevOps projects
Stay on top of DevOps with these seven popular tools, recommended by industry experts.

7 Essential Open Source DevOps Projects

As more and more enterprises adopt a “cloud-like” infrastructure, a shift in work culture and practices -- known as DevOps -- is also occurring. According to Puppet’s 2016 State of DevOps report, the number of people working in DevOps teams has increased from 16 percent in 2014 to 22 percent in...
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Mirantis Embracing Kubernetes and Containers for OpenStack Cloud

Among the vendors that are working on enabling OpenStack to run as a set of containers is Miranits, which is currently developing a new version of its Fuel platform to make use of Kubernetes. To date, Fuel has heavily relied on Puppet configuration management technology to help enable many...
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7 Open Source DevOps Products and Their Channel Impact

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: the DevOps mode of software development is fast becoming one of the new big forces in the channel. Here's a look at some of the key projects and products in the open source DevOps space, and an explanation of how each one will change the way...
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Puppet DevOps Comes to the Mainframe

Without DevOps programs such as Puppet, Chef, and Ansible, the cloud wouldn't be possible. Now Puppet is trying to work in systems management magic on IBM's z Systems and LinuxONE. DevOps works by automating server operations. With it both programmers and administrators can focus on making the most...
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Running Puppet Inside Docker Containers: Useful Tool or Cool Trick?

On Thursday, Puppet announced it will become possible to run the Puppet automation service as a set of containerized services. Container images for the portable Puppet agent, Puppet Server, and the PuppetDB data warehouse will be made available beginning Thursday on Docker Hub. With these...
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