Terraform: Up and Running

Writing Infrastructure as Code

Author: Yevgeniy Brikman

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491977124

Category: Computers

Page: 206

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Terraform has emerged as a key player in the DevOps world for defining, launching, and managing infrastructure as code (IAC) across a variety of cloud and virtualization platforms, including AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure. This hands-on book is the fastest way to get up and running with Terraform. Gruntwork co-founder Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman walks you through dozens of code examples that demonstrate how to use Terraform’s simple, declarative programming language to deploy and manage infrastructure with just a few commands. Whether you’re a novice developer, aspiring DevOps engineer, or veteran sysadmin, this book will take you from Terraform basics to running a full tech stack capable of supporting a massive amount of traffic and a large team of developers. Compare Terraform to other IAC tools, such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, and Salt Stack Use Terraform to deploy server clusters, load balancers, and databases Learn how Terraform manages the state of your infrastructure and how it impacts file layout, isolation, and locking Create reusable infrastructure with Terraform modules Try out advanced Terraform syntax to implement loops, if-statements, and zero-downtime deployment Use Terraform as a team, including best practices for writing, testing, and versioning Terraform code
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Getting Started with Terraform

Author: Kirill Shirinkin

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786468808

Category: Computers

Page: 206

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Build, combine, and launch infrastructure in a fast, secure, and effective manner About This Book An up-to-date and comprehensive resource on Terraform that lets you quickly and efficiently launch your infrastructure Learn how to implement your infrastructure as code and make secure, effective changes to your infrastructure Learn to build multi-cloud fault-tolerant systems and simplify the management and orchestration of even the largest scale and most complex cloud infrastructures Who This Book Is For This book is for developers and operators who already have some exposure to working with infrastructure but want to improve their workflow and introduce infrastructure as a code practice. Knowledge of essential Amazon Web Services components (EC2, VPC, IAM) would help contextualize the examples provided. Basic understanding of Jenkins and Shell scripts will be helpful for the chapters on the production usage of Terraform. What You Will Learn Understand what Infrastructure as Code (IaC) means and why it matters Install, configure, and deploy Terraform Take full control of your infrastructure in the form of code Manage complete complete infrastructure, starting with a single server and scaling beyond any limits Discover a great set of production-ready practices to manage infrastructure Set up CI/CD pipelines to test and deliver Terraform stacks Construct templates to simplify more complex provisioning tasks In Detail Terraform is a tool used to efficiently build, configure, and improve production infrastructure. It can manage existing infrastructure as well as create custom in-house solutions. This book shows you when and how to implement infrastructure as a code practices with Terraform. It covers everything necessary to set up complete management of infrastructure with Terraform, starting with the basics of using providers and resources. This book is a comprehensive guide that begins with very small infrastructure templates and takes you all the way to managing complex systems, all using concrete examples that evolve over the course of the book. It finishes with the complete workflow of managing a production infrastructure as code – this is achieved with the help of version control and continuous integration. At the end of this book, you will be familiar with advanced techniques such as multi-provider support and multiple remote modules. Style and approach This book focuses on providing the practical skills required to make full use of Terraform. It will take the readers slowly from very small infrastructure templates to the managing complex systems, all by using concrete examples, evolving over the course of the book.
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The Terraform Book

Author: James Turnbull

Publisher: James Turnbull

ISBN: 0988820250

Category: Computers

Page: 315

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A hands-on, introductory book about managing infrastructure with Terraform. Start small and then build on what you learn to scale up to complex infrastructure. Written for both developers and sysadmins. Focuses on how to build infrastructure and applications with Terraform. The book contains: Chapter 1: An Introduction to Terraform Chapter 2: Installing Terraform Chapter 3: Building our first application Chapter 4: Provisioning and Terraform Chapter 5: Collaborating with Terraform Chapter 6: Building a multi-environment architecture Chapter 7: Infrastructure testing Updated for Terraform 0.11!
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DevOps for SharePoint

With Packer, Terraform, Ansible, and Vagrant

Author: Oscar Medina,Ethan Schumann

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484236882

Category: Computers

Page: 240

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Deploy a SharePoint farm in a repeatable, predictable, and reliable fashion using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) techniques to automate provisioning. Savvy IT pros will learn how to use DevOps practices and open source tools to greatly reduce costs, and streamline management operations for SharePoint farms deployed via Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, or on premise. DevOps for SharePoint will help you navigate the complex challenges of deploying and managing SharePoint Server farms. You will learn how to reduce time-consuming tasks and errors when generating development, testing, or production environments. And you will benefit from learning proven methods to apply Microsoft updates with minimal downtime and productivity loss. Whether you are a SharePoint architect, IT pro, or developer helping customers with the SharePoint platform, this book will teach you the most useful DevOps practices to tackle those issues and broaden your skill set. What You’ll Learn Understand the basics of the most popular open source tools—Vagrant, Packer, Terraform, and Ansible—and how to use them in the context of deploying and scaling a SharePoint farm Use Vagrant to build SharePoint development environments in less than an hour, and add automated testing Use Packer to create a “golden image” with preconfigured settings, and then use it as the base image in your Terraform configuration for both AWS and Azure farms Use Terraform to scale your SharePoint farm topology Use Red Hat’s Ansible Playbooks to perform configuration management on your farm Use Terraform to deploy immutable infrastructure environments using IaC (Infrastructure as Code) Use InSpec 2.0 to stay in compliance by testing your cloud infrastructure Use Ansible to apply Microsoft updates and patches Who This Book Is For IT pros and developers who are looking to expand their knowledge and take a modern approach by using open source technologies to work with Microsoft products. Experience installing SharePoint, and a basic understanding of either Azure or AWS, is helpful.
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PHP Microservices

Author: Carlos Perez Sanchez,Pablo Solar Vilarino

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787124037

Category: Computers

Page: 392

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Transit from monolithic architectures to highly available, scalable, and fault-tolerant microservices About This Book Build your own applications based on event-driven microservices and set them up on a production server. Successfully transform any monolithic application into a microservice. Monitor the health of your application, prevent downtime, and reduce costs. Who This Book Is For PHP developers who want to build scalable, highly available, and secure applications will find this book useful. No knowledge of microservices is assumed. What You Will Learn Set up a development environment using the right strategies and tools. Learn about application design and structure to start implementing your application. Transform a monolithic application into microservices. Explore the best way to start implementing your application using testing. Understand how to monitor your microservices, handle errors, and debug the application. Deploy your finished application into a production environment and learn how to solve common problems. Know how to scale your application based on microservices once it is up–and-running. In Detail The world is moving away from bulky, unreliable, and high-maintenance PHP applications, to small, easy-to-maintain and highly available microservices and the pressing need is for PHP developers to understand the criticalities in building effective microservices that scale at large. This book will be a reliable resource, and one that will help you to develop your skills and teach you techniques for building reliable microservices in PHP. The book begins with an introduction to the world of microservices, and quickly shows you how to set up a development environment and build a basic platform using Docker and Vagrant. You will then get into the different design aspects to be considered while building microservices in your favorite framework and you will explore topics such as testing, securing, and deploying microservices. You will also understand how to migrate a monolithic application to the microservice architecture while keeping scalability and best practices in mind. Furthermore you will get into a few important DevOps techniques that will help you progress on to more complex domains such as native cloud development, as well as some interesting design patterns. By the end of this book you will be able to develop applications based on microservices in an organized and efficient way. You will also gain the knowledge to transform any monolithic applications into microservices. Style and approach Filled with code that you can start typing straightaway, this book will take you through building, testing, securing, and deploying microservices in the most practical way possible. The focus of the book is more inclined towards showing you how it's done, rather than with what to do, although you will get a good idea of those tools most widely used to build microservices.
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Effective DevOps with AWS

Implement continuous delivery and integration in the AWS environment, 2nd Edition

Author: Yogesh Raheja,Giuseppe Borgese,Nathaniel Felsen

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789539692

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 7737

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Scale and maintain outstanding performance in your AWS-based infrastructure using DevOps principles Key Features Implement continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines on AWS Gain insight from an expert who has worked with Silicon Valley's most high-profile companies Implement DevOps principles to take full advantage of the AWS stack and services Book Description The DevOps movement has transformed the way modern tech companies work. Amazon Web Services (AWS), which has been at the forefront of the cloud computing revolution, has also been a key contributor to the DevOps movement, creating a huge range of managed services that help you implement DevOps principles. Effective DevOps with AWS, Second Edition will help you to understand how the most successful tech start-ups launch and scale their services on AWS, and will teach you how you can do the same. This book explains how to treat infrastructure as code, meaning you can bring resources online and offline as easily as you control your software. You will also build a continuous integration and continuous deployment pipeline to keep your app up to date. Once you have gotten to grips will all this, we'll move on to how to scale your applications to offer maximum performance to users even when traffic spikes, by using the latest technologies, such as containers. In addition to this, you'll get insights into monitoring and alerting, so you can make sure your users have the best experience when using your service. In the concluding chapters, we'll cover inbuilt AWS tools such as CodeDeploy and CloudFormation, which are used by many AWS administrators to perform DevOps. By the end of this book, you'll have learned how to ensure the security of your platform and data, using the latest and most prominent AWS tools. What you will learn Implement automatic AWS instance provisioning using CloudFormation Deploy your application on a provisioned infrastructure with Ansible Manage infrastructure using Terraform Build and deploy a CI/CD pipeline with Automated Testing on AWS Understand the container journey for a CI/CD pipeline using AWS ECS Monitor and secure your AWS environment Who this book is for Effective DevOps with AWS is for you if you are a developer, DevOps engineer, or you work in a team which wants to build and use AWS for software infrastructure. Basic computer science knowledge is required to get the most out of this book.
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Linux Administration Cookbook

Insightful recipes to work with system administration tasks on Linux

Author: Adam K. Dean

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789340284

Category: Computers

Page: 826

View: 3412

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Over 100 recipes to get up and running with the modern Linux administration ecosystem Key Features Understand and implement the core system administration tasks in Linux Discover tools and techniques to troubleshoot your Linux system Maintain a healthy system with good security and backup practices Book Description Linux is one of the most widely used operating systems among system administrators,and even modern application and server development is heavily reliant on the Linux platform. The Linux Administration Cookbook is your go-to guide to get started on your Linux journey. It will help you understand what that strange little server is doing in the corner of your office, what the mysterious virtual machine languishing in Azure is crunching through, what that circuit-board-like thing is doing under your office TV, and why the LEDs on it are blinking rapidly. This book will get you started with administering Linux, giving you the knowledge and tools you need to troubleshoot day-to-day problems, ranging from a Raspberry Pi to a server in Azure, while giving you a good understanding of the fundamentals of how GNU/Linux works. Through the course of the book, you’ll install and configure a system, while the author regales you with errors and anecdotes from his vast experience as a data center hardware engineer, systems administrator, and DevOps consultant. By the end of the book, you will have gained practical knowledge of Linux, which will serve as a bedrock for learning Linux administration and aid you in your Linux journey. What you will learn Install and manage a Linux server, both locally and in the cloud Understand how to perform administration across all Linux distros Work through evolving concepts such as IaaS versus PaaS, containers, and automation Explore security and configuration best practices Troubleshoot your system if something goes wrong Discover and mitigate hardware issues, such as faulty memory and failing drives Who this book is for If you are a system engineer or system administrator with basic experience of working with Linux, this book is for you.
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Mastering OpenStack

Author: Omar Khedher,Chandan Dutta Chowdhury

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786462281

Category: Computers

Page: 470

View: 2528

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Discover your complete guide to designing, deploying, and managing OpenStack-based clouds in mid-to-large IT infrastructures with best practices, expert understanding, and more About This Book Design and deploy an OpenStack-based cloud in your mid-to-large IT infrastructure using automation tools and best practices Keep yourself up-to-date with valuable insights into OpenStack components and new services in the latest OpenStack release Discover how the new features in the latest OpenStack release can help your enterprise and infrastructure Who This Book Is For This book is for system administrators, cloud engineers, and system architects who would like to deploy an OpenStack-based cloud in a mid-to-large IT infrastructure. This book requires a moderate level of system administration and familiarity with cloud concepts. What You Will Learn Explore the main architecture design of OpenStack components and core-by-core services, and how they work together Design different high availability scenarios and plan for a no-single-point-of-failure environment Set up a multinode environment in production using orchestration tools Boost OpenStack's performance with advanced configuration Delve into various hypervisors and container technology supported by OpenStack Get familiar with deployment methods and discover use cases in a real production environment Adopt the DevOps style of automation while deploying and operating in an OpenStack environment Monitor the cloud infrastructure and make decisions on maintenance and performance improvement In Detail In this second edition, you will get to grips with the latest features of OpenStack. Starting with an overview of the OpenStack architecture, you'll see how to adopt the DevOps style of automation while deploying and operating in an OpenStack environment. We'll show you how to create your own OpenStack private cloud. Then you'll learn about various hypervisors and container technology supported by OpenStack. You'll get an understanding about the segregation of compute nodes based on reliability and availability needs. We'll cover various storage types in OpenStack and advanced networking aspects such as SDN and NFV. Next, you'll understand the OpenStack infrastructure from a cloud user point of view. Moving on, you'll develop troubleshooting skills, and get a comprehensive understanding of services such as high availability and failover in OpenStack. Finally, you will gain experience of running a centralized logging server and monitoring OpenStack services. The book will show you how to carry out performance tuning based on OpenStack service logs. You will be able to master OpenStack benchmarking and performance tuning. By the end of the book, you'll be ready to take steps to deploy and manage an OpenStack cloud with the latest open source technologies. Style and approach This book will help you understand the flexibility of OpenStack by showcasing integration of several out-of-the-box solutions in order to build a large-scale cloud environment.. It will also cover detailed discussions on the various design and deployment strategies for implementing a fault-tolerant and highly available cloud infrastructure.
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