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Archive for April, 2010

Everything Old Is New Again!

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Application Management Specification The Application Management Specification (AMS) developed by Tivoli Systems in 1995 expanded the original Desktop Management Forum (DMTF) work for managing software on desktops to cover the aspects of managing distributed applications in heterogeneous environments. Like OSD, AMS allows software developers to describe the details required to deploy software by describing the [...]

Opscamp Boston

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Hello OpsCampers, It’s been a while since OpsCamp Austin and I thought we were due for an update. We have planned two more OpsCamps. One in Boston (next Thursday) organized by John Willis & John Treadway, and San Francisco (May 15th) organized by Mark Hinkle, Tara Spalding, Erica Brescia and myself. If you know of [...]

Chef Training Class in Seattle 4/26/2010

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Chef Fundamentals (3 Days) Chef Fundamentals is a three-day comprehensive class covering the basic architecture of Chef and all of the underlying components. We will be covering installation basics of Chef Client and Chef Solo. Other topics will include: creating Chef repositories, creating cookbooks and advanced using of the new command line utility called Knife. [...]