Hey, Rafael!

Hey, Rafael!

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


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Supercharging Capistrano with Chef

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After a few months using Chef, the need to run commands on many nodes at once appeared. While Chef itself has a knife ssh option, it does not provide an interactive way of running commands on a group of nodes and then getting an immediate response. And if you…

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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…