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Puppet 4.10 Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by John Arundel

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Chapter 10. Controlling containers

The inside of a computer is as dumb as hell but it goes like mad!

—Richard Feynman

In this chapter, we'll look at the emerging topic of containers and see how it relates to configuration management. We'll see how to use Puppet to manage the Docker daemon, as well as images and containers, and explore some different strategies for managing configuration within containers.

Controlling containers

Understanding containers

Although the technology behind containers is at least 30 years old, it's only in the last few years that containers have really taken off (to mix a metaphor). This is largely thanks to the rise of Docker, a software platform ...

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