The Ruby Freelancers Show 013 – DevOps

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    Panel

    Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Summer Camp)
    Eric Davis (twitter github blog)
    Evan Light (twitter github blog)
    Jeff Schoolcraft (twitter github blog)

    Discussion

    Developers playing Systems Administrators
    Automated scripting
    Chef
    Puppet
    Heroku
    Moonshine
    Phusion Passenger
    Apache HTTP server
    Nginx
    Server Setup
    Ongoing Maintenance
    Engine Yard
    Chef Recipes
    CouchDB
    PuppetLabs
    Ubuntu
    Debian
    apt
    apt-get
    CentOS
    LTS Releases
    Rails 3.x
    RailsMachine
    Rails 4.x is ditching plugins
    Why are you doing DevOps?
    Stores your Operational changes in git.
    Saves you time on more than one server.
    Copy up a script and then script the login and script run.
    Puppet in Solo mode
    Bootstrapping your server
    Vagrant
    Testing configuration
    Nagios
    Virtualbox
    Staging – should mirror production
    Chirk
    Slicehost
    Linode
    Rackspace Cloud
    Make the client pay for hosting and do the systems administration yourself
    Amazon EC2 & S3
    Memcached
    Deploy with git
    Scaling
    Load Balancers
    Provisioning a VM
    PostgreSQL
    VPS – Virtual Private Server
    Redundancy
    Monitoring
    Sinatra
    Mail Gem
    Pingdom
    Twilio
    New Relic
    Airbrake
    Be Proactive
    screen

    Picks

    Deploying Rails (Eric)
    Zite (Eric)
    Prismatic (Evan)
    Wemux (Evan)
    Solar Clipper (Jeff)
    Chronomate (Jeff)
    Getting Things Done (Chuck)
    Last Pass (Chuck)

    Book Club
    We'll be reading Get Clients Now  and discussing it on the podcast sometime in June.