Here's a discussion of how to manage large numbers of clusters using Chef roles, as well as how to automatically snapshot RAID arrays.
0 replies - 808 views - 07/29/13 by Eric Genesky in Articles
This article by Keta Kiganal appears via Don Pinto.If you are an administrator looking for an automated way to deploy Couchbase at scale, look no further...
0 replies - 2877 views - 07/23/13 by Don Pinto in Articles
When I started writing this, I wrote "Last week Opscode..." Now that's: A couple of months ago, Opscode came out with a bunch of announcements, one of...
0 replies - 4247 views - 07/12/13 by Kris Buytaert in Articles
In this concise six-minute talk form Datadog, Mike Fielder explores versioning with Chef -- and how to escape "Chef dependency hell."
0 replies - 2618 views - 07/09/13 by Eric Gregory in Articles
The dictionary meaning of the Vagrant is “A person without a settled home or regular home who wanders from place to place and lives by...
0 replies - 3195 views - 05/30/13 by Pritiman Panda in Articles
This OpsCode talk from Zsolt Dollenstein explores how major web presentation site Prezi uses Chef to cultivate a DevOps culture:
0 replies - 2975 views - 05/05/13 by Eric Gregory in Articles
It’s that time of year again where chefs (and sous-chefs!) come together to talk all-things Chef! This year’s ChefConf took place last week in San...
0 replies - 2350 views - 05/02/13 by Paul Reed in Articles
Curator's Note: The content of this article was originally written by David Nalley over at the Build a Cloud blog .Efficient use of CloudStack really demands...
0 replies - 1566 views - 03/12/13 by Mark Hinkle in Articles
Bill Gates AMA
If you haven't already done so, you should check out the comments from Bill Gates' AMA. My favorite part was when someone asked...
0 replies - 5311 views - 02/12/13 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
This assumes you’ve already installed Virtualbox and configured a base VM.mkdir cookbooks
0 replies - 4031 views - 11/20/12 by Gary Sieling in Articles
TL;DR; – Download it here.
When you have a server estate the size of DataSift
you need a configuration management platform to keep...
0 replies - 3478 views - 10/01/12 by Gareth Llewellyn 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 - 7279 views - 09/07/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
People consider Chef as a configuration management tool. You specify the state using the infrastructure DSL that Chef provides. You just apply yoru...
0 replies - 6636 views - 08/26/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
It can be finicky business to keep a production server running.
You have to ensure the operating system and any other dependent
software is properly...
0 replies - 16534 views - 07/25/12 by Martin Fowler in Articles
A recent question on Twitter prompted me to write a quick
blog post about managing cron jobs. As more and more people want to
0 replies - 4607 views - 07/23/12 by Gareth Rushgrove in Articles