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Infrastructure as Code (IAC) Cookbook by Pierre Pomes, Stephane Jourdan

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Testing infrastructure with Test Kitchen for Chef and Beaker for Puppet

Test Kitchen is a central tool in the Chef ecosystem as it enables thorough testing of infrastructure code and plays very well with a lot of other tools we already use and know. It takes the strong testing culture from the development world and applies it to an infrastructure-as-code environment. Test Kitchen helps start an isolated system environment, apply Chef cookbooks to it, and then execute tests. Supported test frameworks include RSpec, ServerSpec, or Bats (and more), with a large choice of supported environments such as AWS, Vagrant, Digital Ocean, Docker, and OpenStack. Test Kitchen integrates very well with Berkshelf, so cookbook dependencies aren't an issue while ...

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