Better Puppet Module Development through Testing - CasitConf 2013Sat 06 April 2013 by tvd
I spoke about testing puppet modules at this year's Cascadia IT Conference in Seattle. The conference was great; I met a lot of great people and received a lot of feedback on my presentation.
Quickly validate puppet manifests in a git repo.
I have been bitten on more than one occasion with a forgotten curly brace or missing comma in a puppet manifest. So, I wrote a little git post-commit script that will validate all manifests in a repo. I have tested it on a repo with ~60 modules and ~400 manifests …read more
My first puppet forge contribution: redis
Fixing Master Boot Record on Windows 7
I recently removed the linux partition from my desktop. I had a linux partition, but it made sense to just use one windows partition and run linux in a vm.
Removing the partition is not a big deal. I just used the Windows Disk Management tool to remove the linux …read more
Monitoring RabbitMQ Queues with Zabbix
I was looking for a solution that did not require additional plugins or packages, but would perform well. Some useful tools for monitoring include: the …read more