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FOSDEM Configuration Management: Practices for Infrastructure as Code and Puppet Modules

by Carlos Sanchez Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 01, 2015

FOSDEM, the Free and Open Source Software Developers' European Meeting, took place this weekend in Brussels, Belgium, with over 4000 participants. This year the conference had over 40 tracks, both official and developer rooms organized by different communities, dedicated to diverse subjects such as Ruby, virtualization or config management.

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Proactively Monitor Configuration Changes with Tripwire

by Jonathan Allen Follow 63 Followers on  Oct 08, 2014 1

Most companies still manually track configuration changes using a wiki or spreadsheet. Only the most basic information such as IP addresses are included, as recording everything is just too tedious. Even knowing basic information such as who made the change is difficult and time consuming. Tripwire seeks to eliminate this problem by proactively monitoring configuration changes.

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Ansible Is Learning Windows

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 22, 2014

Ansible is adding support for Windows, using PowerShell and Windows Remote Management as the underlying technologies. Ansible 1.7, which should be released in a few weeks time, will feature Windows integration in "beta" status. InfoQ talked with Michael DeHaan, Ansible's creator, to know more about this development.

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Google’s Container Tool Attracts Support From Microsoft, IBM, and Others

by Richard Seroter Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 16, 2014 1

Google recently took the wraps off Kubernetes, an open source orchestration tool for managing Docker containers at scale. Late last week, Microsoft, IBM, RedHat, Docker, Mesosphere, CoreOS, and SaltStack all jumped on board and pledged to actively contribute to this project.

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Jenkins CI Integrates With Chef and Puppet to Provide Full Traceability of Deployments

by Matthias Marschall Follow 0 Followers on  May 26, 2014

Using the Deployment Notification plugin for Jenkins developed by CloudBees and either the additional Chef Software plugin or Puppet Labs plugin, engineers can now trace every file installed by Chef or Puppet within Jenkins CI.

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FutureOps with Immutable Infrastructures and Built-in Failure Recovery

by Manuel Pais Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 31, 2013

Mitchell Hashimoto, creator of Vagrant, gave a talk last month at Velocity Conf London about his vision for a “FutureOps” with immutable infrastructures and built-in failure recovery.

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Enterprise Chef Expands Reach and Depth into Data Centers

by Aslan Brooke Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 19, 2013

Opscode has just announced Enterprise Chef with new capabilities for automating configuration of Microsoft Windows, networking and storage. Enterprise Chef will be the successor to Private Chef and Hosted Chef as Opscode's new offering to provide the capabilities for configuring entire infrastructures.

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Introducing DevOps to Traditional Enterprises

by Aslan Brooke Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 23, 2013

Niek Bartholomeus recently finishing composing a four post DevOps focused blog series about leading the implementation of configuration management and release management in a traditional enterprise. Niek covers the theory of DevOps, then an analysis of the problems with software delivery within a traditional enterprise, and finally the application of specific DevOps practices.

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IBM and Microsoft push Opscode Chef

by Matthias Marschall Follow 0 Followers on  May 13, 2013

IBM and Opscode are working together to help IBM customers leverage Chef. Additionally Microsoft and Opscode have joined forces to help automate Microsoft's cloud service Azure.

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Quickstart for New Users of Opscode Chef

by Aslan Brooke Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 20, 2013

OpsCode is providing a new avenue for learning chef aimed at equipping new users with what they need to start building "Infrastructure as Code". The content leads users through a quickstart, common cases, screen casts, and troubleshooting.

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Chef 11 is Ready for Hyperscale

by Aslan Brooke Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 20, 2013

Opscode released Chef 11 early this month with enhancements to its scalability to meet the demands of hyperscale web operations. Opscode rewrote the entire server core API in Erlang and at the same time kept it backward compatible. Opscode renamed the core server API "Erchef" to complement the rewrite in Erlang.

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VMware Strengthens Influence In Configuration Management Tools

by Matthias Marschall Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 08, 2013

VMware added $30 million to its initial investment into Puppet Labs, makers of the Open Source configuration management tool Puppet. Commenters seem to agree that its a good move for Puppet Labs and that Puppet will keep supporting any type of infrastructure avoiding vendor lock-in.

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Opscode Chef Integration Tests Now On OpenStack With Test Kitchen 0.7.0

by Matthias Marschall Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 03, 2013

Opscode has announced the availability of Test Kitchen 0.7.0 with support for using on-demand OpenStack instances to test Chef cookbooks. Test Kitchen is a tool, which helps Opscode Chef cookbook developers to validate their cookbooks before applying them to their live infrastructure.

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Why-run Chef

by Manuel Pais Follow 6 Followers on  Sep 24, 2012

New Opscode Chef release includes whyrun (dry run) feature, output formatters, error inspectors, Solaris installers.

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Puppet Labs Releases Faces, Relicenses Puppet Under Apache 2.0

by Michael Floyd Follow 0 Followers on  May 03, 2011

Puppet Labs released a command-line interface & set of APIs last week, called Faces, that allows sysadmins to create or extend subcommands and actions for Puppet. The API is callable from Ruby and includes objects that expose Puppet’s internal subsystem. Sysadmins can access Puppet objects like report to create, display and submit reports, and catalog to compile, save, view and convert catalogs.

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