Hadoop’s NameNode and JobTracker expose interesting metrics and
statistics over the JMX. Hive seems not to expose anything intersting
but it still might...
0 replies - 3207 views - 09/25/12 by Jakub Holý in Articles
Six times a year, there was a party with ice cream. The release
effort spanned multiple projects and was a 36 hour, high pressure
marathon. Its successful...
0 replies - 4118 views - 09/24/12 by Eric Minick in Articles
In a brief conversation with Noah Sussman at DevOps Days,
when discussing the challenges of continious deployment for B2B
services with SLAs, we got side...
0 replies - 4135 views - 09/23/12 by Geoffrey Papilion in Articles
Companies all over the place are trying to convert existing
deployment scripts over to automated systems like Puppet and Chef.
Many of the systems I’ve...
2 replies - 6514 views - 09/21/12 by Tim O'brien in Articles
Continuous Delivery is all about being production ready on a monthly, weekly, or even daily basis. We're all going to run into faulty builds at some point and...
0 replies - 5111 views - 09/20/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
We all know that protocols are an essential building block of our craft.
What would our jobs look like without TCP/IP or HTTP? While there is
0 replies - 6768 views - 09/16/12 by Matthias Marschall in Articles
As I was watching this thread develop,
with various comments from people that live and breathe IT, one thing
kept coming to mind. IT people often try...
0 replies - 3839 views - 09/15/12 by Brian Gracely in Articles
Monitoring configuration is complicated, and the depths that you can
configure alerts and tests seems endless. It may seem like a waste of
time to invest...
0 replies - 3741 views - 09/14/12 by Geoffrey Papilion in Articles
I was recently in Oslo speaking at JavaZone about Puppet for Java developers covering some of the basics, but then getting into using Vagrant, Puppet, and...
0 replies - 8333 views - 09/13/12 by Carlos Sanchez in Articles
In the world of DevOps, there are a few guys who need no introduction.
One of them is @botchagalupe. Instead of live blogging a talk he did
today at Build...
0 replies - 5229 views - 09/12/12 by Matt O'Keefe in Articles
Usually for testing and using virtual machines, I go online, download the iso image of the machine I want to install, start Virtual Box, tell it to init...
0 replies - 7458 views - 09/09/12 by Carlo Scarioni in Articles
Today, there are two broad categories of provisioning and deployment automation. The first are convergent tools such as Puppet and Chef.
The second are...
0 replies - 4057 views - 09/08/12 by Eric Minick in Articles
At work we have the notion of multiple
environments. Dev (used by the developers), Staging (used for showcasing
stories), QA/Testing (used by testers) and...
0 replies - 5181 views - 09/07/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
Devops and Maintenance go together like Apple Pie and Ice Cream One of the things I like about devops
is that it takes on important but neglected problems in...
1 replies - 4392 views - 09/05/12 by Jim Bird in Articles
One of the things that is pushed here a lot is the necessity to make
all new applications really production-ready before being deployed as a
0 replies - 3773 views - 09/03/12 by Oliver Hookins in Articles