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Infrastructure As Code

Author : Kief Morris
ISBN : 9781491924389
Genre : Computers
File Size : 48. 88 MB
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Virtualization, cloud, containers, server automation, and software-defined networking are meant to simplify IT operations. But many organizations adopting these technologies have found that it only leads to a faster-growing sprawl of unmanageable systems. This is where infrastructure as code can help. With this practical guide, author Kief Morris of ThoughtWorks shows you how to effectively use principles, practices, and patterns pioneered through the DevOps movement to manage cloud age infrastructure. Ideal for system administrators, infrastructure engineers, team leads, and architects, this book demonstrates various tools, techniques, and patterns you can use to implement infrastructure as code. In three parts, you’ll learn about the platforms and tooling involved in creating and configuring infrastructure elements, patterns for using these tools, and practices for making infrastructure as code work in your environment. Examine the pitfalls that organizations fall into when adopting the new generation of infrastructure technologies Understand the capabilities and service models of dynamic infrastructure platforms Learn about tools that provide, provision, and configure core infrastructure resources Explore services and tools for managing a dynamic infrastructure Learn specific patterns and practices for provisioning servers, building server templates, and updating running servers

Infrastructure As Code

Author : Kief Morris
ISBN : 9781491924396
Genre : Computers
File Size : 77. 74 MB
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Virtualization, cloud, containers, server automation, and software-defined networking are meant to simplify IT operations. But many organizations adopting these technologies have found that it only leads to a faster-growing sprawl of unmanageable systems. This is where infrastructure as code can help. With this practical guide, author Kief Morris of ThoughtWorks shows you how to effectively use principles, practices, and patterns pioneered through the DevOps movement to manage cloud age infrastructure. Ideal for system administrators, infrastructure engineers, team leads, and architects, this book demonstrates various tools, techniques, and patterns you can use to implement infrastructure as code. In three parts, you’ll learn about the platforms and tooling involved in creating and configuring infrastructure elements, patterns for using these tools, and practices for making infrastructure as code work in your environment. Examine the pitfalls that organizations fall into when adopting the new generation of infrastructure technologies Understand the capabilities and service models of dynamic infrastructure platforms Learn about tools that provide, provision, and configure core infrastructure resources Explore services and tools for managing a dynamic infrastructure Learn specific patterns and practices for provisioning servers, building server templates, and updating running servers

Infrastructure As Code

Author : Kief Morris
ISBN : 1491924357
Genre : Computers
File Size : 70. 19 MB
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This book explains how to take advantage of technologies like cloud, virtualization, and configuration automation to manage IT infrastructure using tools and practices from software development. These technologies have decoupled infrastructure from the underlying hardware, turning it into data and code. "Infrastructure as Code" has emerged alongside the DevOps movement as a label for approaches that merge concepts like source control systems, Test Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Integration (CI) with infrastructure management. Virtualization and cloud make it easy to rapidly expand the size of infrastructure, but the habits and practices we used in the past with hardware-based infrastructure don't keep up. Teams end up with hundreds of servers, all a bit different, and find themselves unable to fully automate their infrastructure. The book will go through the challenges and problems created by all these wonderful new tools, and the principles and mindset changes that a team needs to make to use them effectively. It describes patterns, practices, and ideas that have been adopted from software develpment, especially Agile concepts, and brought into the IT Ops world as part of the DevOps movement. These ways of working have been proven in many organizations, including well known names like Netflix, Amazon, and Etsy, and also in more established organizations including publishers, banks, and even the British government.

Infrastructure As Code Iac Cookbook

Author : Stephane Jourdan
ISBN : 1786464918
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File Size : 89. 58 MB
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Over 60 proven, practical, and actionable recipes to automate and manage your IT infrastructure quickly and effectivelyAbout This Book* Bring down your delivery timeline from days to hours by treating your server configurations and VMs as code, just like you would with software code.* Take your existing knowledge and skill set with your existing tools (Puppet, Chef, Docker) to the next level and solve IT infrastructure challenges.* Use practical recipes to use code to provision and deploy servers and applications and have greater control of your infrastructure.Who This Book Is ForThis book is for DevOps engineers and developers working in cross-functional teams or operations and would now switch to IAC to manage complex infrastructures.What You Will Learn* Integrate CloudInit on AWS, DigitalOcean, OpenStack, CoreOS* Provision your infrastructure using Ansible, Terraform and Vagrant* Manage your system using Puppet, Ansible, Docker and Chef* Monitor and maintain your system using Docker, Chef, Puppet and Terrafrom* Explore the best practices to automate all the things, from cloud infrastructure to operating systems configuration.In DetailThe basic idea of Infrastructure as code (IAC) is that IT infrastructure is treated as software. IT infrastructure provisioning process is built, treated, and managed through code, rather than scripting or manual process. That means code is used to automate the process of setting up and configuring a virtual machine, container, and so on.Did you always wanted to define your IT infrastructure problems using code? If yes, you have come to the right place! Here we show you how to use the best tools of the infrastructure-as-code ecosystem with code hardened in production. We'll deploy repeatable infrastructures and services on Amazon Web Services, OpenStack, Google Cloud or Digital Ocean using Terraform and Ansible. We'll manipulate the best bits from Cloud-Init and its derivatives (like the CoreOS flavor) to easily reproduce initial machines bootstrapping process. We'll discover how to simulate consistent environments locally or remotely using Vagrant. Now we have a fully automated and working base infrastructure knowledge, we'll automate many system tasks, using Chef or Puppet. We'll build various Docker containers for those environments and orchestrate them with tools like docker-compose, with a focus on automated cloud infrastructures services.Throughout the book we'll learn the best tips working on infrastructure with code and teams.This Infrastructure-as-Code cookbook will help you use the right tool for your job, and get you started on all essential techniques.

Managing Windows Servers With Chef

Author : John Ewart
ISBN : 9781783982431
Genre : Computers
File Size : 73. 41 MB
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This is a guide to automating Windows infrastructures using Chef, from the big picture through to hands-on examples. This book is designed for systems administrators who have had some exposure to Chef and are interested using it to manage their Windows-based systems. Some exposure to programming or scripting languages is expected for portions of this book.

Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook Second Edition

Author : Matthias Marschall
ISBN : 9781785289019
Genre : Computers
File Size : 45. 74 MB
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This book is for system engineers and administrators who have a fundamental understanding of information management systems and infrastructure. It helps if you've already played around with Chef; however, this book covers all the important topics you will need to know. If you don't want to dig through a whole book before you can get started, this book is for you, as it features a set of independent recipes you can try out immediately.

Learning Chef

Author : Mischa Taylor
ISBN : 9781491945100
Genre : Computers
File Size : 30. 76 MB
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Get a hands-on introduction to the Chef, the configuration management tool for solving operations issues in enterprises large and small. Ideal for developers and sysadmins new to configuration management, this guide shows you to automate the packaging and delivery of applications in your infrastructure. You’ll be able to build (or rebuild) your infrastructure’s application stack in minutes or hours, rather than days or weeks. After teaching you how to write Ruby-based Chef code, this book walks you through different Chef tools and configuration management concepts in each chapter, using detailed examples throughout. All you need to get started is command-line experience and familiarity with basic system administration. Configure your Chef development environment and start writing recipes Create Chef cookbooks with recipes for each part of your infrastructure Use Test Kitchen to manage sandbox testing environments Manage single nodes with Chef client, and multiple nodes with Chef Server Use data bags for storing shared global data between nodes Simulate production Chef Server environments with Chef Zero Classify different types of services in your infrastructure with roles Model life stages of your application, including development, testing, staging, and production

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