After Patrick released Sahara, a nifty extension for the Vagrant
command line tool, I’ve been meaning to put together a similar
extension for interacting with the growing list of base boxes on vagrantbox.es.
I received an email from Amazon today that I have never seen before. Here it is in its entirety:
We have noticed that one or more of your instances is running on a host degraded due to hardware failure.
The risk of your instances failing...
There are a couple of useful nuggets of advice for implementing DevOps philosophies in a new post on HP's blog. While many of the points have been mentioned before, it's important to note a few practical tips they gave for operations and developers. For...
Today Opscode announced new Chef cookbooks for integration with server instances running Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server and PowerShell.
With a near doubling over the prior year, Apache Lucene Eurocon Barcelona 2011
came to a successful conclusion this past week, featuring over 40
presentations reflecting the breadth, depth, and ambition of open source
Apache Lucene / Solr...
There is more and more writing on Devops lately, which is good and bad. There still remains a small core of thoughtful people
that are worth listening to and learning from. There’s more and more
marketing from vendors and consultants jumping on the...
I found an interesting survey by Nolio that is aimed at "Application Release Professionals". The survey is ending in one week and Nolio claims that by participating, these types of professionals will find out whether or not they're being...
Good news for Puppet users! The recent 2.7.6 update now gives you support for running puppet agents in Windows for some important resource types. Specifically these ones:fileusergroupscheduled_task (new type; not cron)package (MSI)serviceexechost
I really like notion of reducing the number of remote calls, so why did I stick the Lazy Requests feature of RavenDB in the session.Advanced section of the API and not put it in the center, directly off the session?
In this how-to we are presenting the steps you have to follow in order to install Tomcat 7 and Solr on a Centos 5.5 machine. This tutorial was originally posted on TechSpry.com and the author is Gerasimos Athanasopoulos.
My previous blog post discussed the use of Neo4J as a RDF triple store. Michael Hunger however informed me that the neo-rdf-sail component is no longer under active development and advised me to have a look at Tinkerpop’s Sail implementation.
Roslyn project is the Microsoft implementation of C# and VB
compilers-as-a-service. Roslyn provides a transparent view into the
inner workings of the compiler, including syntax tree inspection and
A little while ago I was looking into the best options for upgrading a process template but still keep your data intact,
but there is still a little bit of ambiguity on how that is achieved.
Lets look at the #3 option from that set in a little more detail.