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DevOps for VMware Administrators by Trevor A. Roberts Jr., Yvo van Doorn, Egle Sigler, Josh Atwell

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Chapter 5. Systems Management Tasks with Puppet

Puppet is useful for quickly deploying and configuring your critical applications. In this chapter, we investigate a multitier deployment that includes a web server, an application server, and a database server tier. Such combinations of applications are often referred to as LAMP (Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP) deployments. The various letters in the acronym may change based on actual modules installed (for example, LEMP when nginx [pronounced “engine X”] is used instead of Apache).

We will build on the work that we have done so far with deploying the Apache web server in the preceding chapter to flesh out the entire LAMP stack. For the examples in this chapter, we use the three-node setup introduced in ...

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