What is Puppet?
Puppet is a platform for configuration management, continuous delivery and IT automation of any application. Puppet is everywhere: in the smallest start-up to some of the world’s largest enterprises. It’s used by tens of thousands of organizations in over 100 countries, from every corner of the technology industry; finance, manufacturing, media and entertainment, retail, healthcare and beyond. Scale your entire business by automating and managing everything from PCs and servers to VMs and containers in hybrid cloud environments with Puppet Enterprise. Puppet works on almost anything, from physical hardware to virtual machines and containers to cloud services - we'll even help you make sure that code out in GitHub is getting deployed correctly.
What is Ubuntu?
Ubuntu is a Linux-based operating system that runs from the desktop, to the cloud, to all your internet connected things in between. Perfect for home users, students and hackers alike, its easy-to-use interface puts you in control of your machine. Users can run Ubuntu on a computer, or in a virtual machine on top of their existing operating system. There are three editions: 'Ubuntu Desktop Edition' for personal computers, the 'Ubuntu Server Edition', and the lightweight 'Ubuntu Core' edition for embedded devices and appliances.
Building Ubuntu package with Puppet via packagecloud
If you’re looking to build Ubuntu package with Puppet, you can use packagecloud to handle all of your package management and integrations with your CI/CD tools. Packagecloud works with all kinds of packages, not only Ubuntu packages. As well, you can integrate with all kinds of CI/CD tools, not only Puppet.