The purpose of this workshop is to introduce the students to Puppet – the opensource configuration management system. The participants will acquire the fundamental skills of installing, configuring and administering Puppet. Basic concepts of IAC (InfrastructureAsCode) and system state declaration will be explained and experienced. We will learn the Puppet language, classes and modules which will allow the students to use Puppet for system configuration and management in their everyday work.
The course involves hands-on exercises involving installation and configuration of industry standard software components on Linux servers.