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By John | August 18, 2011

Most of you probably already know that I have been working over at DTO Solutions for the past few months.  I wanted to post some information about things we are doing over here at DTO.

Devops Hack Days

We are ran a couple of customer and internal hackdays.  What we try to do in the hackday is complete the continuous delivery loop (Git to Prod or better knows as the Aha to Kaching).  Here are some links of past and upcoming public Hack Days.

DTO Internal Hack Day 8/11

Public Hack Day in Palo Alto


We are going CloudFoundry crazy over here at DTO.  One of our new customers is building their greenfield cloud on OpenStack and CloudFoundry.  We have been bought in to automate the Application Life Cycle (ALM) part of this architecture.  Here are some links…

DTO CLoudFoundry Wiki

Crowbar and Barmclamps

We also have been spending a lot of time working on the Cloudfoundry Cookbooks. Currently the Cloudfoundry VCAP repo has a set of cookbooks for installing with Chef Solo.  It is also complicated by the fact that you have to run two wrapper scripts to build the JSON data used by solo invocation.  We had to re-factor those cookbooks to work with Chef Server in order to work as a Barclamp (Crowbar Module).  This work is on going….

Running Crowbar under VMWare Fusion

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