DevOps side project - chef v puppet + vagrant + aws

So my side project is going to be an abstraction over some DevOps tasks with some opinion and hopefully best practise baked in with web and mobile/tablet clients to centrally manage these tasks, a nice reporting layer with data from various providers for developers and non developers to use. Ambitious I know but if it scratches my itch and helps me with my job then perhaps it will be useful for others.I want to support more...

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Wallet really empty now!

So now I'm all geared up for my multi-platform DevOps application. Apple and Xamarin licenses purchased. Web front end stack sorted sharing an API that I'll use for android and iOS applications.Decided I couldn't afford a Mac license as well. maybe if the apps go from scratching my own itch to helping others I might dip my toe in the water.Right here goes!

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Creating Calca - A symbolic calculator with markdown for iOS and more [feedly]

Added to my "to listen to" list. covers all the boxes except DevOps for my interests right now.     Shared via feedly // published on Hanselminutes // visit site Creating Calca - A symbolic calculator with markdown for iOS and more Calca is a powerful symbolic calculator that gives you instant answers as you type. It was written by Frank Krueger (creator of iCircuit) using C# and Xamarin tools and is available today for...

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Octopus 2.0: Health checks will now check for free disk space [feedly]

More goodness from octopus deploy. a situation that has happened to me a few times on test amazon boxes where the default disk size settings were selected, not a huge problem as you can create an ami with a larger virtual disk and launch a new instance with that resizing the partition But it's a 30 minute job by the time it's back up and deploy-able to. Always better to catch these first and do...

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Wallet emptied!

But I'm now cleared for take off!

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