Show Date: Thursday August 1st, 18:00 (Rome) 12:00 Alabama 09:00 LA
- Jamie Winsor, github, twitter
- Michael Ivey, github, twitter, blog
- Bryan Berry github, twitter, irc: bryanwb, blog: devopsanywhere
- John Vincent, aka Lusis twitter, github
- Nathen Harvey github, twitter, irc: nathenharvey, blog
Seth Vargo has released the first non-alpha version of fauxhai the node-mocking gem. This version implements the
fetchfeature, which allows you to download ohai data from a real remote node and run your tests against that data.
The team over at Boundary has released small wonder, a deployment tool. It’s a lightweight wrapper around salticid Small Wonder is a means for using Salticid and Chef together to deploy applications. Small Wonder consumes your knife.rb so has access to anything that any other chef-client can access, including Chef search.
Joshua Timberman’s written up another blog post about OS X Workstation Management With Chef He’s written on this topic twice before. This article is actually a rewrite of the original and now has an accompanying Chef repo.
Ever find yourself looking for something beautiful that’s been artisinally hand-crafted, you know, like an Integer? Well, fear not! Checkout Brooklyn Integers it’s an IaaS (Integer as a Service) a simple API for generating and retrieving integers. If you think the integers in Brooklyn are a bit odd (pun intended), visit the San Fransisco branch: Mission Integers.
Upcoming Events and Meetup Groups
Infrastructure Coders meet up in Melbourne Australia, created by Matt Jones and David Lutz, next meetup will be August 14 and focus on the topic of Infrastructure as Code
DevOpsDC - Cooking with Chef If you’re in the DC area, be sure to swing by TaxiMagic’s HQ on Tuesday, August 14th to meet-up with other Chef enthusiasts.
The Bay Area Chef User Group will be hosting Chef Cafe on Thursday, August 16.
- DevOps Days Rome will be October 5-6. The call for papers is open now!
VRTSralus v0.0.2 - lucky-sideburn Installs/Configures VRTSralus through the installation script. VRTSralus is better known as Symantec Backup Exec for linux. This cookbook was written to resolve a strange problem with the installation through RPM.
- glassfish v0.5.4 - peter_donald
- collectd_plugins v1.0.0 -
- collectd v1.0.0 - coderanger
- bind v0.0.6 - atomic-penguin
- mongodb v0.11.0 - thekorn
- cpan v0.0.15 - melezhik
- authbind v0.1.3 - peter_donald
- magento v0.4.0 - wik
- php-fpm v0.2.1 - wik
- cgroups v0.0.1 - lucky-sideburn
- artifact v0.10.2 - reset
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- Michael and jamie work on Deployment Automation team at RiotGames
- They make heavy use of github enterprise, can do a pull request w/out forking
- They spend a lot of time evangelizing and teaching chef w/in org
- Their devs very receptive to Chef
- Only build server can upload cookbook, and it revs each version after every successful build
- they don’t use roles at all, because
- not versioned
- better to use wrapper cookbook instead of role
- current patterns for chef only maintainable w/ a small team
- what benefits of small team to follow your pattern?
- Jamie is working on “cookbook development for application developers”
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