VMware Infrastructure as Code with Brett Johnson (@brettjohnson008)

Brett Johnson introduces the concept of infrastructure as code, CD/CD pipeline, and Git best practices. Git Resources: Commitmas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlY_hqvCmqY&list=PL2rC-8e38bUXloBOYChAl0EcbbuVjbE3t Git Documentation: https://git-scm.com/doc

#vBrownBag – Automated OpenStack Deployment with Chef

Rather than slides tonight, since the “lab” environment is chewing all the resources available on my box, we’ll load a few blog posts and use this as the “show notes” page. At a high level, the steps are: Make a Chef Server (or have one handy anyways) Download the relevant cookbooks (https://github.com/rcbops/chef-cookbooks) Create an “environment”
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Chef, Razor, OpenStack – Part 3

Ok, we’re now really deep into things. Because I’ve been a few weeks in getting this post out there, and because the material is deep in places, you may want to review: Part 1 – Installing Chef and importing cookbooks. Part 2 – Using Chef to bootstrap Razor Back with us? Ok! So, our current state
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#vBrownBag – Chef & OpenStack

Video #vBrownBag OpenStack – Opscode Chef, Matt Ray, DevOps and the state of OpenStack from ProfessionalVMware on Vimeo. Links http://www.amazon.com/Chef-Definitive-Guide-Stephen-Nelson-Smith/dp/1449327443/ http://wiki.opscode.com/display/chef/Installing%20Omnibus%20Chef%20Client%20on%20Linux%20and%20Mac http://www.amazon.com/Instant-Chef-Starter-John-Ewart/dp/1782163468/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1368569194&sr=8-1&keywords=chef https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/IRC http://www.slideshare.net/mattray/chef-for-openstack-grizzly-roadmap http://www.opscode.com/blog/2012/06/27/chef-for-openstack/ http://docs.opscode.com/ https://learnchef.opscode.com/ http://chefconf.opscode.com/ http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ74G2gKXdpwZkXEsclzcrA Stupid Youtube paste thing is broken, here’s the link https://github.com/mattray http://www.slideshare.net/mattray http://community.opscode.com/users/mray http://www.slideshare.net/mattray/chef-and-openstack-workshop-from-chefconf-2013 Chef resources: https://learnchef.opscode.com/ https://docs.opscode.com Omnibus: https://github.com/opscode/omnibus-ruby https://twitter.com/RubyLeaders/status/334329015022284800 #openstack-chef on irc.freenode.net groups.google.com/group/opscode-chef-openstack @chefopenstack StackForge https://github.com/stackforge/cookbook-openstack-common/
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Chef, Razor, OpenStack – Part 2

In the last post we talked about what it is we are building as well as built the Chef Server that will service the remainder of the environment. As before, this work is being done in conjunction with the upcoming updated release of the OpenStack Cookbook with Kevin Jackson. In this part we will cover
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Chef, Razor, OpenStack – Part 1

Automated OpenStack Installs you say? Build my own Private Cloud you say? DevOps, Hybrid, and the intercloud? Ok, so, now that we’ve scored buzzword bingo, what am I talking about? Edits in Mace-Windu After you get Chef going… Part 2 – Installing and configuring Razor with Chef: http://openstack.prov12n.com/chef-razor-openstack-part-2/ Part 3 – Bringing it all together, installing
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Chef Server on Ubuntu 12.04

Ran into some issues over the weekend getting Chef Server installed using apt on 12.04. Starting with the directions here. I started having issues trying to bring up the webui and chef-server after the apt install of those packages. More specifically: $ sudo service chef-server-webui start * Starting chef-server-webui   ~ In 22617  [fail] This led
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Learning Chef

Having spent the last few days in Chef training, I needed to get a few notes out here. Concepts Framework to solve business problems Infrastructure as code programmatically describe and manage infrastructure version controlled infrastructure simplified rebuilds Say what to change/configure, not how. Relationships This diagram is taken from the Opscode wiki and explains how
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