Hey, Rafael!

Hey, Rafael!

Crazy ideas on cloud infrastructure, provisioning, scaling platforms and beyond. Often wrong.


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Cloud-Init doesn't execute commands in runcmd section? There's a fix for that...

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Recently I've been working with cloud-config templates and custom Amazon Linux instances on AWS, when I ran into a very weird issue: the commands I put under the runcmd section were not executed at the end of the Cloud-Init run. Weirder still was the fact the…

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De-registering an instance from Chef and Sensu on termination in EC2

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There are many posts on the Internet about Amazon Web Service's (AWS) AutoScaling, just as many posts about Chef and, as you'd expect, there is a fair selection of posts about using Chef to bootstrap new instances in AutoScaling. What seems to be lacking from…