23 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 9 days ago.
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Chef actions: Chef actions is a new feature of Enterprise Chef that provides users with visibility into all activity on the Chef server. Chef actions delivers notifications on who is changing what on the Chef server and allows administrators to track cookbook usage, roles, environments, and changes to infrastructure, all through an easy-to-use dashboard. Combined with Chef reporting, Chef actions delivers the most comprehensive insight into IT infrastructure of any automation platform …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 7 hours ago.
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Ruby Tips Part 5 - Various odds and ends that might come in handy in your code.

Ruby Security Have You Not! - A view based on scanning Gemfiles.

rails-fed-chef - Chef recipes for setting up a rails stack.

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By Eric Wilinski of New Relic 6 days ago.
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…culture of collaboration between dev and ops. Today, Etsy uses third-party tools like Chef and Jenkins for configuration management and continuous integration, as well as a variety of internal tools to automate virtualizing machines, code testing, one-click deployment, performance monitoring and A/B testing, and recordkeeping. The result? 50 deploys per day .

Walmart

WalmartLabs, Walmart's digital technology unit—which works on e-commerce and mobile commerce, search, …

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 9 days ago.
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…operations."

- Adam Jacob, chief technology officer, Chef

Additional Resources:

Access the full report, "Developers: The Emerging Power Class"

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On Momoro Machine over 3 years ago.
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However, I am still pretty new at all this, so I really recommend the # chef irc channel on freenode. One of the guys there seemed pretty helpful.

For reading cookbooks, I recommend starting with the Ruby files in the recipes folder, and then looking at the templates and attributes to figure out what data you'll need to set in the role or node.

For the 37s cookbooks, I recommend treading carefully. Some of them are for HARD CORE servers. The 37s mysql one, for example, does way more …

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By Serdar Sutay of Chef Blog 8 days ago.
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Ohai Chefs,

The first version of Chef Development Kit (a.k.a. Chef DK) is here .

What is Chef DK?

Chef DK is a package that contains all the development tools you will need when coding Chef. It combines the best of the breed tools developed by Chef community with Chef Client.

Here is what you can do with Chef DK:

Get your cookbook dependencies under control and have a sane way of composing the cookbooks you need with the hot new Berkshelf 3.0

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 9 days ago.
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…validate Enterprise Chef as the standard for automation in the cloud."

- Ken Cheney, vice president of business development, Chef

Additional Resources:

Get started with Chef

Learn more about Enterprise Chef

Follow Chef on Twitter @ chef

Join us at ChefConf 2014

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 9 days ago.
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Chef actions: Chef actions is a new feature of Enterprise Chef that provides users with visibility into all activity on the Chef server. Chef actions delivers notifications on who is changing what on the Chef server and allows administrators to track cookbook usage, roles, environments, and changes to infrastructure, all through an easy-to-use dashboard. Combined with Chef reporting, Chef actions delivers the most comprehensive insight into IT infrastructure of any automation platform …

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On paperplanes 24 days ago.
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…servers and their provisioning. We tried out a mix of RabbitMQ, Nanite and Chef (early adopters, yay!)

Back then, NoSQL databases just started appearing, and we thought, screw MySQL, we're going to use something new and shiny. We started out using Amazon's SimpleDB, but were soon hindered by its limitations.

We built Scalarium on Rails, so it was only natural that we started writing our own ActiveRecord-like persistence layer. First, we wrote it to work with SimpleDB…

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By Lucas Welch of Chef Blog 20 days ago.
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About Chef

We are Chef - the leader in IT automation. We give you a model for automating IT infrastructure and applications that drive self-reliance across your development and operations teams. We are the Chef community. We are tens of thousands strong. We are helping your businesses become faster, safer and more flexible, so you win in today's 24×7 digital economy. Join our movement today. www.getchef.com …

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