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05 March 2014 ~ Comments Off

Command-line cookbook dependency solving with knife exec

Note: This article was originally published in 2011. In response to demand, I’ve updated it for 2014! Enjoy! SNS

Imagine you have a fairly complicated infrastructure with a large number of nodes and roles. Suppose you have a requirement to take on…

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02 November 2011 ~ Comments Off

Puppet Extension Points – part 2

After the first part in this series of article on Puppet extensions points, I’m proud to deliver a new episode focusing on Types and Providers. Note that there’s a really good chapter on the same topic in James Turnbull and Jeff McCune Pro Puppet (which I highly recommend if you’re a serious puppeteer). Also note [...]

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02 November 2011 ~ Comments Off

Masterzen’s Blog 2011-11-02 20:00:56

After the first part in this series of article on Puppet extensions points, I’m proud to deliver a new episode focusing on Types and Providers.

Note that there’s a really good chapter on the same topic in James Turnbull and Jeff McCune Pro…

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29 October 2011 ~ Comments Off

Puppet Extension Points – part 1

It’s been a long time since my last blog post, almost a year. Not that I stopped hacking on Puppet or other things (even though I’m not as productive as I had been in the past), it’s just that so many things happened last year (Memoir’44 release, architecture work at Days of Wonder) that I [...]

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29 October 2011 ~ Comments Off

Masterzen’s Blog 2011-10-29 10:17:23

It’s been a long time since my last blog post, almost a year. Not that I stopped hacking on Puppet or other things (even though I’m not as productive as I had been in the past), it’s just that so many things happened last year (Memoir…

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13 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

DevOps Gurgaon Meetup : Some High octane gyan

DevOps Gurgaon Meetup : Some High octane gyan With the clock striking 6 P.M. on the 12th of July,  few geeks from MakeMyTrip were all set to brainstorm with some other fellow geeks from the DevOps community, for the first … Continue reading &#85…

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11 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

DevOps Gurgaon Meetup

DevOps Gurgaon Meetup Time  Tuesday, July 12 2011 · 6:00pm – 9:00pm Location : MakeMyTrip Office – Gurgaon 103 Udyog Vihar Phase I, Gurgaon – 122016, Haryana, India Gurgaon, India Come to DevOps Gurgaon Meetup to:- – hang around wit…

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23 June 2011 ~ Comments Off

Command-line cookbook dependency solving with knife exec

Imagine you have a fairly complicated infrastructre with a large number of nodes and roles. Suppose you have a requirement to take one of the nodes and rebuild it in an entirely new network, perhaps even for a completely different organization. …

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23 June 2011 ~ Comments Off

Command-line cookbook dependency solving with knife exec

Imagine you have a fairly complicated infrastructre with a large number of nodes and roles. Suppose you have a requirement to take one of the nodes and rebuild it in an entirely new network, perhaps even for a completely different organization. This …

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25 May 2011 ~ Comments Off

Building a Devops team

This is a guest post by Brian Henerey, from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.

Background

I’ve had 3 roles at Sony since joining in August 2008. Nearly a year ago I took over the management of the original engine…

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