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Automation through Chef Opscode

Automation through Chef Opscode

by Manak Wadhwa
264 Pages · 2014 · 17.4 MB · 3,593 Downloads · New!
" You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. ” ― Wayne Gretzky
AutoIt v3: Your Quick Guide
by Andy Flesner
56 Pages · 2007 · 610 KB · 3,090 Downloads · New!
AutoIt is becoming increasingly popular in the system administration field as a tool for automating administrative tasks. Although this is one of its more popular uses, you can use AutoIt to automate anything in a Windows environment. This powerful scripting language can run any program and manipulate keyboard and mouse input. With its RunAs support, administrators can perform unattended installations and configuration changes using embedded administrative privileges.
Automating Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services
by Michael Washam
178 Pages · 2014 · 4.6 MB · 3,194 Downloads · New!
Get valuable tips and techniques for automating your cloud deployments with Azure PowerShell cmdlets, and learn how to provision Azure services on the fly. In this hands-on guide, Microsoft cloud technology expert Michael Washam shows you how to automate various management tasks and deploy solutions that are both complex and at scale.
BMC Control-M 7
by Qiang Ding
534 Pages · 2012 · 11.9 MB · 3,015 Downloads · New!
Control-M is one of the most widely used enterprise class batch workload automation platform. With a strong knowledge of Control-M, you will be able to use the tool to meet ever growing batch needs. There has been no book that can guide you to implement and manage this powerful tool successfully… until now. With this book you will quickly master Control-M and be able to call yourself “a Control-M” specialist!
Chef Infrastructure Automation Cookbook
by Matthias Marschall
276 Pages · 2013 · 2.3 MB · 1,408 Downloads · New!
Irrespective of whether you’re a systems administrator or a developer, if you’re sick and tired of repetitive manual work and not knowing whether you may dare to reboot your server, it’s time for you to get your infrastructure automated.
Customizing Chef
by Jon Cowie
387 Pages · 2014 · 3.5 MB · 1,943 Downloads · New!
Take advantage of Chef’s highly customizable design to tackle specific automation issues that you can’t solve by simply using Chef’s tools, resources, and services out of the box. With this practical guide, you’ll examine the internal structure of this configuration management technology and learn where, how, and why to add custom code.
Managing Infrastructure with Puppet
by James Loope
54 Pages · 2011 · 1.7 MB · 1,275 Downloads · New!
Get started with Puppet, and learn how this popular configuration management framework helps you automate your servers. This concise introduction shows you how to use Puppet’s tools and templates to organize and execute configuration plans on Linux, Unix, and Windows servers. Through code samples and real-world examples, you’ll learn how to manage pools of servers and virtual instances, and how to administer access control. If you’re new to Puppet, but familiar with systems administration and Ruby language basics, this book is the ideal way to start using this open source framework.