Chef: Cook your own automated environment

There is a new kid on the configuration management block Chef from Opscode. Here is a blog post about Puppet vs. Chef.

Chef is kind of Puppet with integrated iClassify and a rubyish configuration DSL. No wonder, Adam Jacob joined forces on Chef.


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Puppet and external node definition through icpuppet from iClassify

Puppet is great for “implementing” server infrastructure. Puppet has a concept of nodes and classes.

node '' { 
        include apache 

class apache { 

$packagelist = ["httpd", "webalizer", "mod_ssl"] 

package { $packagelist...

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Bootstraping ec2 with Puppet, iClassify, and Capistrano

Searching through github ( I came across a very similar approach on howto bootstrap EC2 images with capistrano puppet and iclassify. ec2-cap is build on top of the Rightscale Amazon EC2 gem (http://rightaws.rubyforge...

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Automated Environment: Puppet, iClassify, and Capistrano

There is a new hype: cloud computing. Your web site traffic grows? Add a new application server. Want to increase availability? Add a new web server. Among others Amazon offers a whole bunch of infrastructure to support these needs. But it is not enough...

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