#vBrownBag DevOps Follow-Up Learning Chef with Yvo van Doorn (@yvov)

Yvo van Doorn joins the #vBrownBag DevOps series to discuss configuration management with Chef. Video Presentation You can follow Yvo on Twitter @yvov . 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 series such as the Automate All The Things series at http://vbrownbag.comm/vbrownbag-automate-all-the-things-training-schedule/, Cisco certification series http://vbrownbag.comm/vbrownbag-cisco-certification-track/ or[…]

Announcing the #vBrownBag DevOps series

Starting on October 1st and going through at least January, the ProfessionalVMware.com #vBrownBag podcast will bring you a series designed to prepare and strengthen your DevOps knowledge and skill set.  Much like we did for Couch to OpenStack and Automate ALL the Things series we have setup a Google+ community and “homework” to give you[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]