Background Automated deployment is obviously not new, but until this point, there was not much push in the open source world. Recently, the idea of DevOps or Ops 2.0 is gaining ground. We are starting to think of our deployment and provisioning methods more like software engineers. We are developing tools to help us provision
Background Scripting & Automation has been a goal since the beginning of Unix and, let me state, that I believe that it is possible to achieve a Fully Automated Provisioning system in our production environments. In fact, I think it is essential that we develop fully automated provisioning systems to keep up with the rate
This conference came across my Radar a couple of weeks ago and they just released the session descriptions. Afew of the sessions look pretty interesting from a sys admin perspective. AD, LDAP, and SSO in Splunk Logging at TB Scale Using Splunk to monitor Business Transactions Check out more here: Slunk .Conf 2010
I got turned onto this conference a while back because I saw that Thomas A. Limoncelli was going to be there. He was the co-author of “The Practice of system and Network Administration” Also the talk by Eben M. Haber sounds extremely interesting. The Lopsa NJ group is one to keep an eye on. Key
Hello Everyone, I am proud to announce that http://opensource.eyemg.com has officially become part of http://crunchtools.com. When the original open source site was created, it was to facilitate distribution of open source software which had been developed in and around EYEMG’s data ceter. Since then the content has expanded to include a vision of tutorials, software
Abstract This presentation was created for the Akron Linux Users Group in 2009. This is an overview of how I apply the telco model of FCAPS to running a commercial data center. It also overviews open source pieces of software that cover each of the elements of FCAPS. I envision a future presentation which presents
I became aware of the Velocity just after last years conference. ((http://en.oreilly.com/velocity2009)) Many of the presentations were published online and I watched several of them. They were insightful, fresh, and dead on target for web operations education. I fell in love at once. Watch/read the presentations here and here. Then check out the upcoming conference.
I will be giving an introduction to DevOps ((http://dev2ops.org/blog/2010/2/22/what-is-devops.html)) and the DevOps Toolchain ((http://code.google.com/p/devops-toolchain/wiki/DevOps)) at the Akron Linux Users Group (ALUG) ((http://groups.google.com/group/AkronLUG/web/alug-home-page)), held at the New Era Restaurant at 10 Massillon Rd. Akron Ohio (See map below) Often development and operations seem to have competing goals. Development is the gas, while operations is often perceived
Abstract This presentation was created for the MySQL User Group of Cleveland 2009. It contains lessons learned and features necessary for deployment of MySQL replication and Redhat Clustered MySQL using DRBD. To deploy a production grade version of these solutions, many systems must be tied together including, performance and fault management. Presentation MySQL Replication
Background Caching between a browser and an origin server is controlled by request and response headers . Quite often these headers are misunderstood by users and business owners, so it is important that we as systems administrators and developers understand them well. Secondly, caching can have an impact on web site performance and bandwidth usage.