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Announcing the development of my Puppet module for dynamic GlusterFS volumes

Joe Julian 3 years, 8 months ago

A couple times a year someone comes in to #gluster and thinks it would be awesome to ave a puppet module that you could define servers and the pupet module would automatically manage adding those servers as peers and dynamically changing volumes to utilize the new assets. They get inspired and start writing manifests... then they realize they actually have to get something completed and abandon that pie-in-the-sky philosophy and just use the very convenient cli.

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2013 Cascadia IT Conference

Joe Julian 4 years, 4 months ago

The Cascadia IT Conference is looking for sponsors and proposals for talks, tutorials and panels.

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How I do vm management using Puppet, KVM, and GlusterFS on RHEL/CentOS

Joe Julian 4 years, 7 months ago

A GlusterFS user from IRC asked me about my puppet management of KVM in RHEL/CentOS and how it works. I started to write this post two weeks ago and had to stop because although it works great, I figured that wasn't the answer he was looking for. I looked at the puppet module that I knew I'd hacked on from Carla Souza and after 2 hours of trying to figure out what I had done, gave up and went to bed. I finally was able to look at it again and it wasn't quite as hacked up as I thought I remembered. I've since forked hers and added my changes.

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Inline templates to make time-based configuration changes in Puppet

Joe Julian 4 years, 10 months ago

I have a thing that needed to change this one time, and I don't want to have to stick around to change it. Not having to be hands-on is the reason I use puppet, and I wanted a way to make puppet do it.

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Puppet Modules

Joe Julian 4 years, 11 months ago

In case anyone's interested, I have some puppet modules I've created.

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