Agile, AWS

6 Barriers to DevOps and How to Avoid Them

More and more product companies are now installing business agility by moving to Cloud and bidding goodbye to the traditional legacy systems. In this constant chase to remain Agile and launch products faster to market, companies are also leveraging DevOps. DevOps as a service not only helps to automate redundant tasks and the entire...

by Shruti Kirti
Tag: Puppet
29-Jun-2017

Agile, Chef

Infographic – 5 Benefits of Using DevOps with Cloud

Cloud has multiple advantages such as reduced total cost of ownership, on-demand provisioning of resources and much more. However, DevOps together with Cloud can be more beneficial. While Cloud helps to modernize the IT infrastructure, DevOps helps to automate it. DevOps not only helps in automating the delivery pipeline but also...

by Nidhi Choudhary
Tag: Puppet
16-May-2017

DevOps, Technology

Customer and Environment Segregation using Puppet

This blog showcases the Customer and Environment segregation at the puppet-architecture-level for customized target deployments of the puppet modules. For instance, if one wants to deploy a puppet module to a specific customer and its specific environment type (Dev, Prod, Test), it is achievable by making the configuration changes in the...

by Prateek Malik
Tag: Puppet
26-Oct-2016

AWS, Chef

User Mangement using CHEF and AWS OpsWorks

CHEF is the most popular configuration management tool in the market these days as CHEF turns infrastructure into code and you can do almost anything using it. Recipes are the heart of CHEF. OpsWorks has been gaining a lot of momentum for last few months, the major factor being its support for CHEF. So, in this blog we will be discussing...

by Ranvijay Jamwal
Tag: Puppet
18-Oct-2015

AWS, Technology

Managing AWS resources using Puppet

This post showcases the latest functionality added to puppet resource library to manage AWS resources. Various AWS resources like EC2 instances, route53, RDS and ELB etc. can be managed, described and created using this module. This will also help to keep track of launching an instance in a new security group or an existing one and...

by Sharad Aggarwal
Tag: Puppet
29-Jun-2015

AWS, Technology

Setting up Mcollective and puppet push from puppetmaster

This blog focusses on setting up Mcollective and puppet push-pull environment in open source puppet, configuration management tool. Puppet has a default behavior that agents pull their respective configurations (catalogs) at regular interval of time. The blog refers to certain use case where you don't want an agent to make changes at...

by Sharad Aggarwal
Tag: Puppet
16-Jun-2015

AWS, Technology

Autosigning of Puppetmaster and agents

This blog deeply discusses the autosigning feature of Puppet. During my journey to implement auto sign in our production environment, I came across various challenges related to security and making it as tight as possible and I was finally reached the last resort to achieve autosigning as per my requirement. Autosign is a feature of...

by Sharad Aggarwal
Tag: Puppet
07-Jun-2015

AWS, Puppet

Puppet manifests to change pem key of running ec2 instances

This blog is in continuation to our previous blog. The focus of this blog is to enable AWS professionals to change pem of running servers or to add a new user with sudo privileges to an EC2 server farm using Puppet. Similar use case of performing the same task using CHEF has been discussed here. So lets start. First of all, a test setup...

by Sharad Aggarwal
Tag: Puppet
01-Jun-2015

AWS, Technology

Installing latest Puppet master and agent setup on ubuntu14.04

This blog post focuses on installation and configuration of two node Puppet setup, i.e. a Puppetmaster (or master) and an agent. Puppet is an open source configuration management tool used for automation of administration jobs across big server farms. It is written in ruby and uses DSL (Domain specific language) to write codes known as...

by Sharad Aggarwal
Tag: Puppet
21-May-2015