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DevOps | Provisioning and Service Discovery Convention (MongoDb Example)

How do you auto-provision an application service? This (real-world) example uses Vagrant and Ruby to auto-provision MongoDb for a Java application. installation is a small part of provisioning. Pay attention to the convention used. Understand the convention and you can auto-provision any middleware service using any iaas technology for any application. The 3 Provisioning Steps There are 3 distinct steps

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Build a Provisioning Dev Environment with Vagrant

Building Your Infrastructure Development Environment (IDE) – Then Tearing it Down! You need an Infrastructure Development Environment (IDE) as you are modelling your infrastructure as code. Software developers use sophisticated IDEs. That doesn’t exist yet so this resource helps you create your own powerful IDE (Infrastructure Development Environment). Your IDE is Better – Because you Destroy It Every Day Software

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Ansible | Infrastructure as Code

Ansible | For Provisioning Clouds Servers Containers Ansible is an Infrastructure as Code tool used primarily for provisioning servers and containers. Provisioning is the process of bringing an infrastructure component into use and your plan should be to completely automate the provisioning of VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) public and private subnets firewall settings, routing constructs servers, virtual machines and containers

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IAAS – Divorces Servers and Services

Divorced – Operating Systems and Hardware Servers and services are not the first messy divorce within the IAAS (Infrastructure As A Service) revolution. Operating systems and hardware – once bound in holy matrimony, are now happily separated. Virtual machines were born out of this separation. Yes virtual machines are the product of a divorce between operating systems and operating hardware.

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Iaas – Provisioning and Instantiation

This Infrastructure As A Service blog covers server and service provisioning as well as server and service instantiation. What “Provision” and “Instantiate” Means? Provision – provisioning is the entirety of steps taken to bring a server into productive use within any environment. Instantiate – instantiating a server gives birth to the server “entity” along with an operating system like Linux,

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