#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Provision VM’s in vCenter using Ansible w Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier)

#vBrownBag crew member Jonathan Frappier demos using Ansible to provision virtual machines to vCenter. Ansible supports creating, cloning, and reconfiguring virtual machines in vCenter. Example playbooks can be found at www.virtxpert.com & github. Note that this demo was done with Ansible 1.9 prior to its official release. Ansible & vCenter Video You can follow Jonathan on[…]

#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Docker and Friends with Scott Lowe (@scott_lowe)

Scott Lowe follows up on the Introduction to Docker by James Turnbull (@kartar http://bit.ly/vbbKartar) and shows how to use Docker on CoreOS, Docker with Heat used in OpenStack based cloud providers and wraps up using Docker on CoreOS with fleet. Docker Video You can follow Scott on Twitter @scott_lowe, and his blog http://blog.scottlowe.org/ where he[…]

#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Introduction to Docker with James Turnbull (@kartar)

James Turnbull, author of The Docker Book, joins the #vBrownBag DevOps series to provide an introduction to Docker. Docker Video You can follow James on Twitter @kartar and his blog kartar.net Originally published at http://vbrownbag.comm – Sign up for the live #vBrownBag broadcast at http://vbrownbag.comm/brownbags/ where you can also get updates and view our past[…]

#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Setting up network services using Puppet with Rob Nelson (@rnelson0)

Rob Nelson joins the #vBrownBag DevOps series to talk about his PuppetInABox project, a curated collection of forge modules and user repositories. This solution includes everything required to provide puppet, puppetdb, r10k, dns, dhcp, a yum repository, and a build server. The only thing you need to provide is a gateway device and you have[…]

#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Continuous Integration using Jenkins with Mike Marseglia (@mmars)

Mike Marseglia hops on the #vBrownBag DevOps series to kick start your continuous integration journey with an overview and demo of Jenkins. Continuous Integration with Jenkins Video You can find Mike on Twitter @mmars Originally published at http://vbrownbag.comm – Sign up for the live #vBrownBag broadcast at http://vbrownbag.comm/brownbags/ where you can also get updates and[…]

Emulate ALL the rPI

Well, perhaps not all of it. However, the following is extremely useful if you’re working with Raspberry Pi in any way. In my case, I’m using it in conjunction with the rPI / OpenStack work I’ve been doing (here and here). That is, I am using it to test changes to the packages / repositories[…]

[Update] Vagrant, Puppet, OpenStack

Recently, Puppet Labs released an “Grizzly” module, based on their work with the Puppet Labs OpenStack module, that takes a more role based approach. That is, it breaks out things like controller, compute, and storage. It also combines them with Hiera in a much more elegant way than before. I covered using Puppet and Hiera[…]

Closing Some Open Tabs – Ruby, etc

Here are these things in case I need to find them again: A link_to helper for Sinatrahttp://ididitmyway.herokuapp.com/past/2010/4/25/sinatra_helpers/ A flash[:something] gem for Sinatrahttps://github.com/SFEley/sinatra-flash OmniAuth for rails / rubyhttp://railsapps.github.io/tutorial-rails-mongoid-omniauth.html Twitter auth in Sinatrahttp://www.sitepoint.com/twitter-authentication-in-sinatra/