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J. S. TonelloPractical Linux DevOpshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-8318-9_1

1. Gather Your Hardware

John S. Tonello1  
Baldwinville, NY, USA

To start building your Linux lab for DevOps, you first need to assemble some hardware. The idea is to be able to experiment without messing up your workstation with applications and packages that could leave it unstable or even unusable. In this chapter, you’ll deploy everything for your lab on a separate machine, or machines, where you can install what you need without worrying about wrecking your daily driver.

Today, public cloud providers are a big part of DevOps, making it relatively simple to spin up instances ...

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