Whether you manage a single application with thousands of identical nodes or a collection of unique, single-purpose servers, reproducibility of your infrastructure is critical to testing, rel iability, and disaster recovery. Every DevOps tool purports to solve this problem, but too often, it feels like your “automation” involves more checklists than code, and this struggle only ge ts worse when you try to combine multiple tools. Turns out, though, you actually can make the dream of reproducible infrastructure a reality.
This talk will cover an overview of some patterns for combining Terraform and Puppet to construct fully automated, reproducible infrastructure on AWS, including:
Ryan Whitehurst is a Software Engineer in the Site Reliability Engineering group at Puppet. He helps to keep the company’s public web infrastructure online, as well as building and maintaining an internal OpenShift-based application platform. In the past, he worked as a web developer, and previously maintained the internal Puppet infrastructure at Puppet. He uses the handle
thrnio in various places around the internet.