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puppet apache log analysis

August 23, 2012

Inspired by this post from Oliver Hookins, I modified my puppetmaster’s apache configuration as described in the post (added the %D). Once I had some logs, I needed to parse them, but the script that Oliver wrote hasn’t been released. It isn’t pretty, but I threw together a quick perl script to get the job [...]

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Deploying Tasseo not to Heroku

August 2, 2012

I’m new to Graphite. From all the buzz on twitter and what I’ve gotten my hands on so far, it’s pretty cool. One of the problems (or features) is that Graphite has a great api, so quite a few third-party dashboards have popped up. Tasseo is one such dashboard. I like it for it’s minimalistic [...]

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puppetdb

May 23, 2012

Puppetlabs released PuppetDB last Friday. It’s a drop-in replacement for the existing stored configurations backends and the inventory service. Stored configurations have always been a performance bottleneck in my puppet installations, so I was eager to try it out.
I had it up and running, completely puppetized within a couple of hours. This was mainly due [...]

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