This is just a short and sweet video cooked up by the Opscode 'Ninja Strike Squad' about why one might want to use Chef, an open source data center and cloud...
0 replies - 3410 views - 10/27/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos
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 - 4096 views - 02/12/13 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Rich McDonough is the original author of this article.As an organization grows from a startup with a handful of systems
into a sophisticated environment...
0 replies - 10389 views - 07/24/12 by Luke Galea in Articles
0 replies - 14189 views - 03/22/12 by James Betteley in Book Reviews
I am and always will be a student of leadership & design. I like
to see things work, but I like it more when things work a little better
or a little...
1 replies - 6489 views - 03/06/12 by Aaron Nichols in Articles
One of the things that I did, almost by accident, when we started
Hibernating Rhinos was to create a CI server and a public daily build
1 replies - 6231 views - 02/13/12 by Ayende Rahien in Articles
One of the cornerstones of a
well-automated infrastructure is a system for provisioning individual
servers. A system that lets us reliably, quickly, and...
0 replies - 4733 views - 02/13/12 by Kief Morris in Articles
William Hertling, a Science Fiction writer in his spare time, shared an wild experience on his blog about how in his day job (at HP) he was approached Monday...
0 replies - 6111 views - 02/12/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Amon (named after the Egyptian Sun god or a demon) is a self-hosted toolkit that allows you to monitor web apps with a small footprint (Amon can fit in 20MB of...
0 replies - 5946 views - 02/07/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
I recall a few jobs ago I was managing the Systems Engineering team
and trying to grow it into a group that could handle the daily onslaught
of issues that...
4 replies - 5826 views - 02/06/12 by Aaron Nichols in Articles
I am @devops_jerk. I’m not a jerk – but I have played one on Twitter.
On the 15th of October I setup the account on Twitter. Today, not quite
1 replies - 7231 views - 01/31/12 by Aaron Nichols in Articles
Since modifying Puppet manifiests, a lot of errors can... manifest :) So Puppet Labs was kind enough to put together a small post on verifying your Puppet...
0 replies - 4309 views - 01/25/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
As I mentioned in a post last week
we’ve been automating the setup of our developer machines with puppet
over the last week and one thing that we’ve...
0 replies - 6654 views - 01/25/12 by Mark Needham in Articles
Hi all, Willie here.
In my last post, How NOT to collect configuration management data,
I gave a quick rundown of some losing CM data approaches that I and...
2 replies - 6249 views - 01/23/12 by Willie Wheeler in Articles
While all the previously described metric systems have easy
protocols, they tend to stay in Sysadmin/Operations land. But you should
0 replies - 4539 views - 01/19/12 by Patrick Debois in Articles