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VMware vsphere provider to Fog



Libvirt integration for fog




 added cloudstack support



Full AWS support sqs, sns, rds, elb, dns,cloudformation, cloud_watch



Patrick is going crazy over there.. 

This is some crazy shit essay..


Automated Vmware ESX Installation - Bonus in Vmware Fusion



Using kickstart

After this exercise you should be able to completely script the installation of a Vmware ESX virtual machine and make it run inside Vmware Fusion.



Murder: Fast datacenter code deploys using BitTorrent



twitter eng.. .BitTorrent... Murder a 40 minute deploy..  12 seconds! - in ruby and python also a great video on the blog.



Ruby for Jenkins Goes Pre-Alpha



The prject was started to make Jenkins fit the ruby comminity stlye...


not forced into using jruby, or maven. 


boot a plugin written in pure Ruby into a Jenkins server w/o java or java knowledge.  




Installing on RHEL/CentOS 5



Decomposed the script based install and refactored it to work with centos and layed out the steps to use yum


4 ways to install


  1. bash script that you can invoke from a curl command
  2. in the vcap repo there is a vcap_dev directory with chef cookbooks to install w/chef solo
  3. Keith Hudkins created a chef server install for the barclamp PIT
  4. Canonical ow has debian packages... 



LexisNexis Releases Code for Its Hadoop-Killer



HPCC Systems a division of lexisnexis risk solutions division.

open sourcing the code for its High Performance Computing Cluster (HPCC) 

an alternative to Hadoop. 

Thor, which analyzes large datasets in a manner similar to Hadoop, 

Roxie, which is closer to a traditional RBDMS or a data warehouse.




Ensemble gets some Juju!



 We figured it should represent the complexities and mystery that often surround those skilled in the DevOps field, and be something that played on the same “u” sound and etymology as Ubuntu.  Thus, “Juju” was born!



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