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 - 222 views - 05/07/13 by Eric Genesky in Articles
This OpsCode talk from Zsolt Dollenstein explores how major web presentation site Prezi uses Chef to cultivate a DevOps culture:
0 replies - 2262 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 - 1846 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 - 1020 views - 03/12/13 by Build A Cloud 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 - 4137 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 - 3194 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 - 3028 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 - 5216 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 - 5946 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 - 15429 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 - 4020 views - 07/23/12 by Gareth Rushgrove in Articles
Here is a list of three major types of elasticity that I have implemented / experienced so far:
Horizontal : by adding or removing service instances in...
0 replies - 5404 views - 05/10/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
These are the things I'm trying out to keep their Chef codebases (and the infrastructure they control) in shape:
0 replies - 5258 views - 04/19/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
It’s been a couple heated weeks on the devops front. In part due, again, to the NoOps debacle (see Cockcroft’s post and Allspaw’s reply) and for the...
0 replies - 6029 views - 04/08/12 by Spike Morelli in Articles
Its been more than a year since we have adopted Chef
for ThoughtWorks. We use Chef not only for configuration management but
also for provisioning...
0 replies - 5740 views - 03/31/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles