Food Fight

The Podcast where DevOps chefs do battle

Interview With Theo Schlossnagle

Show Date: Thursday, 26 July 2012


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In the News

Cookbook News

New Cookbooks

  • cgroups v0.0.1 - lucky-sideburn Installs and configures Cgroups utility in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.2

  • JMXTrans v0.0.2 - bryanwb JMXTrans is an application for transporting JMX (monitoring) data from your Java applications to Graphite or Ganglia

  • xquartz v0.0.1 - jtimberman Installs XQuartz on Mac OS X 10.8 to provide an X11 server. This is not required on earlier versions of OS X as they include X11.

  • backup v0.0.3 - fujin Installs/Configures Backup, a RubyGem, written for Linux and Mac OSX, that allows you to easily perform backup operations on both your remote, as well as your local environment. It provides you with an elegant DSL in Ruby for modeling (configuring) your backups.

Updated Cookbooks


  • OmniTI
  • OmniOS
  • Surge
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  • Scalable Internet Architecture
  • Careers in IT
  • fq and Message Queuing
  • Circonus
  • OmniTI & Chef







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