How is puppet used as a Configuration Management tool?

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How is Puppet used in Configuration Management? Isen't using Ansible much easier?
Mar 4, 2019 in Puppet by Isha
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System Administrators usually perform repetitive tasks such as installing servers, configuring those servers, etc. They can automate this task, by writing scripts, but it is a very hectic job when you are working on a large infrastructure.

To solve this problem, Configuration Management was introduced. Configuration Management is the practice of handling changes systematically so that a system maintains its integrity over time. Configuration Management (CM) ensures that the current design and build state of the system is known, good & trusted; and doesn’t rely on the tacit knowledge of the development team. It allows access to an accurate historical record of system state for project management and audit purposes. 

answered Mar 4, 2019 by Saurab

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