Puppetize Live 2018

10.14.2018

I'm writing this on the plane home from Amsterdam after an exciting, challenging, educational, and ultimately successful week. For those that don't know Puppet conducted a grand experiment this year: instead of hosting a multi-day, multi-track conference (nee Puppetconf), our annual celebration was a single-track, live streamed event that ran …

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OSCON 2018

07.20.2018

OSCON 2018 is officially in the books, and I have to say this one was a stand out. A combination of career advancement (read: getting smarter), gaining experience, and having a number of contacts old and new at the conference made it a particularly great experience. I've gotten to the …

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RFID (mis)Adventure

05.22.2018

Our office recently relocated to a WeWork, which has an RFID card for getting onto the floor before business hours and for getting into our company's suite there. Unfortunately I already have an RFID card (my Orca card) attached to my phone, so keeping the WeWork card there was a …

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Managing CoreOS With Puppet

10.3.2017

Why

To be perfectly honest, the only reason I wanted to do this is because I submitted a talk to PuppetConf on the subject and it got accepted. Woops. Way to go past Lucy.

There are a few cases where managing CoreOS with Puppet makes sense though.

How

Here's the …

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Installing a Package in an Openshift Container (Kind Of)

07.25.2017

TODO Better title. Ping me with ideas!

Fair warning: This article assumes that you have a decent understanding of Openshift from the outset, because explaining all the concepts used here would take too much space. I'll try to link to resources where applicable though, so that words don't go undefined …

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How to Deploy a Private Git Repo to Openshift

06.15.2017

Openshift is Redhat's platform as a service, aka a place for you to deploy your application to (think Heroku, Google App Engine, or AWS Beanstalk). They have a tool called Source 2 Image (S2I) that allows you to pass in a source (in the form of a docker image, git …

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OSCON 2017

05.15.2017

Highlights

There's a ton of content in this post, including a lot of links to even more content. Here's the good stuff, if you want to skip the gory details.

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