Learning SaltStack

Author: Colton Myers

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785882848

Category: Computers

Page: 202

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Build, manage, and secure your infrastructure by utilizing the power of SaltStack About This Book First book in the market to incorporate all the latest features of SaltStack. Leverage the power of SaltStack for building, managing and securing your infrastructure. Effectively use commands and control the state of your infrastructure in a jiffy. Who This Book Is For This book is aimed at System Administrators who are looking forward to manage their infrastructure using SaltStack with no prior knowledge about it. What You Will Learn Install Salt on your servers Run commands on all or some of your minions instantly from a central managing server Write custom Salt modules to handle your infrastructure's unique needs Define the state of your infrastructure and use Salt to enforce that state. Create platform-agnostic state definitions for greater flexibility and power Manage virtual servers on public or private clouds using Salt Cloud Use the event system in Salt to create a reactive and self-healing infrastructure In Detail SaltStack is one of the best infrastructure management platforms available. It provides powerful tools for defining and enforcing the state of your infrastructure in a clear, concise way. With this book learn how to use these tools for your own infrastructure by understanding the core pieces of Salt. In this book we will take you from the initial installation of Salt, through running their first commands, and then talk about extending Salt for individual use cases. From there you will explore the state system inside of Salt, learning to define the desired state of our infrastructure in such a way that Salt can enforce that state with a single command. Finally, you will learn about some of the additional tools that salt provides, including salt-cloud, the reactor, and the event system. Well finish by exploring how to get involved with salt and what's new in the salt community. Finally, by the end of the book, you'll be able to build a reliable, scalable, secure, high-performance infrastructure and fully utilize the power of cloud computing. Style and approach This will be a comprehensive guide on SaltStack along with installation and setting up of Salt on couple of platforms. Then enlightening the readers about remote execution system and configuration management system and ending with concepts of security and best practices.
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Mastering SaltStack

Author: Joseph Hall

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178646702X

Category: Computers

Page: 378

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Take charge of SaltStack to automate and configure your enterprise-grade environments About This Book Automate tasks effectively and take charge of your infrastructure Effectively scale Salt to manage thousands of machines and tackle everyday problems Explore Salt's inner workings and advance your knowledge of it Who This Book Is For This book is ideal for IT professionals and ops engineers who already manage groups of servers, but would like to expand their knowledge and gain expertise with SaltStack. This book explains the advanced features and concepts of Salt. A basic knowledge of Salt is required in order to get to grips with advanced Salt features. What You Will Learn Automate tasks effectively, so that your infrastructure can run itself Start building more complex concepts Master user-level internals Build scaling strategies Explore monitoring strategies Learn how to troubleshoot Salt and its subcomponents Explore best practices for Salt In Detail SaltStack is a powerful configuration management and automation suite designed to manage servers and tens of thousands of nodes. This book showcases Salt as a very powerful automation framework. We will review the fundamental concepts to get you in the right frame of mind, and then explore Salt in much greater depth. You will explore Salt SSH as a powerful tool and take Salt Cloud to the next level. Next, you'll master using Salt services with ease in your infrastructure. You will discover methods and strategies to scale your infrastructure properly. You will also learn how to use Salt as a powerful monitoring tool. By the end of this book, you will have learned troubleshooting tips and best practices to make the entire process of using Salt pain-free and easy. Style and approach This book follows a step-by-step conversational tone. Topics are covered in detail through examples and a user-friendly approach.
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Hands-On Linux Administration on Azure

Explore the essential Linux administration skills you need to deploy and manage Azure-based workloads

Author: Frederik Vos

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789135109

Category: Computers

Page: 410

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Learn to efficiently run Linux-based workloads in Azure Key Features Manage and deploy virtual machines in your Azure environment Explore various open source tools to integrate automation and orchestration Leverage Linux features to create, run, and manage containers Book Description Azure’s market share has increased massively and enterprises are adopting it rapidly. Linux is a widely-used operating system and has proven to be one of the most popular workloads on Azure. It has become crucial for Linux administrators and Microsoft professionals to be well versed with the concepts of managing Linux workloads in an Azure environment. Hands-On Linux Administration on Azure starts by introducing you to the fundamentals of Linux and Azure, after which you will explore advanced Linux features and see how they are managed in an Azure environment. Next, with the help of real-world scenarios, you will learn how to deploy virtual machines(VMs) in Azure, along with extending Azure VMs capabilities and managing them efficiently. You will then understand continuous configuration automation and use Ansible, SaltStack and Powershell DSC for orchestration. As you make your way through the chapters, you will understand containers and how they work, along with managing containers and the various tasks you can perform with them. In the concluding chapters, you will cover some Linux troubleshooting techniques on Azure, and you will also be able to monitor Linux in Azure using different open source tools. By the end of this book, you will be able to administer Linux on Azure and make the most of the important tools required for deployment. What you will learn Understand why Azure is the ideal solution for your open source workloads Master essential Linux skills and learn to find your way around the Linux environment Deploy Linux in an Azure environment Use configuration management to manage Linux in Azure Manage containers in an Azure environment Enhance Linux security and use Azure’s identity management systems Automate deployment with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and Powershell Employ Ansible to manage Linux instances in an Azure cloud environment Who this book is for Hands-On Linux Administration on Azure is for Linux administrators and Microsoft professionals that need to deploy and manage their workloads in Azure. Prior knowledge of Linux and Azure isn't necessary.
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Salt, Light, and a City, Second Edition

Ecclesiology for the Global Missional Community: Volume 1, Western Voices

Author: Graham Hill

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1532603231

Category: Religion

Page: 356

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Graham Hill's pioneering classic remains the seminal work on missional ecclesiology. The bestselling first edition redefined theology for the missional church. Hill builds biblical foundations in conversation with major theologians, including Sarah Coakley, John Zizioulas, Stanley Hauerwas, Miroslav Volf, and Jurgen Moltmann. In this major update, he offers new insights and provides fresh examples of missional churches. In the first edition, Hill interacted with twelve major theologians to build a missional ecclesiology. In this thoroughly updated edition, he interacts with sixteen major theologians from the Western world. This edition includes five new chapters and an expanded treatment on the key convictions of global missional theology. It also offers a new study guide that has been uploaded on an innovative website linked to this book. This expanded edition now becomes volume 1 in a series on missional ecclesiology. In volume 2, Hill will turn our attention to voices from the Majority World. Known for his groundbreaking approach to theology--theology for the global missional community--Hill shows how God is releasing his global church to mission, across all cultures and Christian traditions. This extensive update to Hill's influential work offers pioneering theology and practices that will continue to shape the global missional church for generations.
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McGraw-Hill's ASVAB Basic Training for the AFQT, Second Edition

Author: Janet E. Wall

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071632832

Category: Study Aids

Page: 336

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From an exam insider, a vital guide to the ASVAB subtests essential to a successful start of your military career Of the eight ASVAB subtests, four--word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, arithmetic reasoning, and mathematics knowledge--comprise what is called the Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT). You must achieve certain AFQT scores or you may be barred from certain military occupations--or even from the military itself! McGraw-Hill’s ASVAB Basic Training for the AFQT provides you with intensive review and practice specifically targeted to the AFQT portion of the ASVAB. This guide includes drills, exercises, review material, and inside information on the minimum “line scores” required to qualify for hundreds of specific military occupations.
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TEXTBOOK OF BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY, SECOND EDITION (REVISED)

Author: YOGAMBAL ASHOKKUMAR

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120346033

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 244

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Baking is both an art and a science, and mastery in baking allows the baker to be creative in exploring new and quality products from inconsistent ingredients and process conditions. This book, now in its second edition, gives a succinct account of the practical and theoretical concepts, the methods and processes involved in the preparation of various bakery products. The author, with her rich teaching and industry experience in the field, gives a wealth of information about making of various yeast-made products—bread, cakes, biscuits, desserts and pizza—their ingredients, leavening agents, and the functions of salt, sugar, eggs, and so on in bakery production. She also discusses the use of modern technology machines in bakery production, icings, decoration, bakery organization, and many other aspects. This revised edition updates and simplifies the existing text in a number of places, and also includes a large number of colour photos of finished products and ingredients, which will provide the readers with clear knowledge about them. This book is mainly intended as a textbook for undergraduate students pursuing courses in Hotel Management, Catering and Nutrition Science and Home Science. Besides, the book can also be useful as a guide for home bakers and industrial bakers as well as those engaged in the profession. KEY FEATURES Describes many new bakery items as well as the use of modern machinery in bakery and confectionery. Gives a number of Review Questions at the end of each chapter. Provides Short Questions and Answers and two Model Question Papers for self-assessment. What the Experts Say : This book contains all the basic information related to raw materials/ingredients, types of bakery products, recipes, etc. I am sure that this book will serve as a good text for the students of Hotel Management and Home Science. —RAJ KAPOOR, Chief Executive, Assocom India Pvt. Ltd. With Mrs. Yogambal’s rich experience in bakery industry and education, I strongly feel that this book will help the students in gaining in-depth knowledge in the field and I recommend it for all the students. —M. PONNILANGO, Director (Technical) Jenneys Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management
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Responding to Problem Behavior in Schools, Second Edition

The Behavior Education Program

Author: Deanne A. Crone,Leanne S. Hawken,Robert H. Horner

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1606236016

Category: Psychology

Page: 242

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This bestselling book has been used in schools across the country to establish efficient and cost-effective systems of Tier II positive behavior support. The Behavior Education Program (BEP) was developed for the approximately 10-15% of students who fail to meet schoolwide disciplinary expectations but do not yet require intensive, individualized services. Clear, step-by-step guidelines are provided for implementing the approach, which incorporates daily behavioral feedback, positive adult attention, and increased home–school collaboration. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding to facilitate photocopying, the book includes reproducible daily progress reports, handouts, and planning tools. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman. New to This Edition *Significantly revised for even greater flexibility and user friendliness. *Chapters on high school implementation, preschool implementation, tailoring the BEP for a particular school, cultural considerations, and measuring intervention effectiveness. *Describes how the program can fit into a response-to-intervention framework as a Tier II intervention. *18 of the 26 reproducibles are new or revised. *Expanded FAQ section and expanded chapter on training needs and approaches. See also the authors' related work on intensive interventions for severe problem behavior, Building Positive Behavior Support Systems in Schools, Second Edition: Functional Behavioral Assessment. Also available: Dr. Hawken's training DVD, The Behavior Education Program: A Check-In, Check-Out Intervention for Students at Risk, which demonstrates the BEP in action.
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