Here is a list of three major types of elasticity that I have implemented / experienced so far. I'm also setting up a unit and functional testing environment that will re-utilize some of our architecture.
There can be friction between the various ways agile teams work, and it seems that the root of the conflict between agile and continuous delivery is the approach to making software "ready for release."
The first in a news series of blog posts by DevOps godfather, Patrick DuBois, will look at the integration and options within Nagios with reference to his infrastructure at Atlassian, where they must monitor about 10,000 websites.
If you're already using Vagrant to manage your VirtualBox VMs, then you probably have realized already how annoying is to keep the VBox guest additions up to date in your VMs. We'll help you fix this issue...
Joe Miller needed a simple mechanism to build native packages on the relevant platforms, ie: .deb's on debian and .rpm on redhat/centos. He ended up using a combination of Vagrant and some homegrown tools such as Bunchr.
The general best practice is to add an additional element for each service tier, also know as N+1 redundancy. This approach is straight forward, but many people would actually be surprised by how often these schemes fail.
In this post, Chase Seibert discusses two asset managers for Django that bundle static resources for deployment to a CDN. With both libraries still in development, Chase ran into a couple of issues starting off and he tells us how to avoid these.
I’m using Cobbler and Puppet to automate the creation of VMs on my laptop for testing/staging purposes so I thought I’d blog about it here. The aim is to use Cobbler to setup the base operating system and install puppet, then let Puppet take over and install and configure the rest of the system.
When the term NoOps was coined by Forrester last April it stirred up a lot of controversy online, especially in the DevOps camp. The discussion has been ongoing since then with no resolution. What I’m gonna argue is that except for the random troll, everybody is working toward the same goal and the problem is terminology.