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James Loope is the Operations Lead at Janrain. He is a specialist in scalable infrastructure, virtualization, cloud infrastructure and computer security.
If you are looking to "Dive in", get the puppet pro book.
I bought this book in hope of rounding my knowledge of puppet,to be honest I found this book shallow and lacking in detail and complexity of real world puppet modules.
There's some good information here but it really isn't a book, it's a small 31 page pamphlet.
Disappointing to say the least. This was vastly overpriced for the truly minimal utility it provides. Look elsewhere if you want to learn about Puppet.Published 2 months ago by SleepingInSeattle
While there was useful information in this booklet that I could use, I was hoping for something a little more expansive and detailed. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Brian S. Wilson
I wish I had read this book and followed along with the exercises before getting serious with Puppet - it walks through the process of setting up Puppet configs in a way that won't... Read morePublished on August 19, 2012 by Naton Aiman-Smith
This short guide gives a whirlwind tour of everything you need to get started using puppet, as well as starting to scale it. Read morePublished on January 12, 2012 by Michael Rooney
I agree with the other reviewers in that the book is shorter than you might expect at 31 pages.
Nonetheless I found it to be a good introduction to puppet. Read more