Cisco – Programmatic Provisioning with Puppet Enterprise, Razor, and Cisco UCS
Infrastructure as Code Meets Configuration Automation
Cisco UCS systems were designed from their beginning over seven ago to provide best in class software-defined infrastructure. Every system is managed by UCS Manager, and there are programmatic interfaces to all components. UCS truly is “infrastructure as code”. Treating infrastructure as code has many of benefits, including faster configuration workflows and faster application life cycles overall.
One of the leading tools for DevOps configuration management is Puppet Enterprise. Since 2005, Puppet has become one of the industry’s most important, de facto standards for IT automation and management. Puppet Enterprise’s extensible plug-in architecture and powerful declarative language provides a flexible, easy to use platform that seamlessly integrates the unique capabilities of Cisco’s UCS and Nexus solutions. (Oh, and by the way, you can run a fully functional Puppet Enterprise on up to 10 nodes for free!)
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