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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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How to Install GitLab on Ubuntu 16.04

The GitLab install on Ubuntu is the subject of this article. GitLab is resource hungry and fails when installed on VirtualBox VMs, Amazon Cloud EC2, and other “light” platforms. How to Install GitLab – 3 Steps Installing GitLab on a VirtualBox VM is first up and then we will discuss the differences for provisioning GitLab in its likely home on

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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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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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Build a Dev Sandbox with Vagrant

This blog shows you how to use Vagrant to provision a development sandbox on Windows. What is a Development “Dev” Sandbox? A dev (test) sandbox is a replica of your production server. Think of Vagrant as an Oracle VirtualBox wrapper which works best on Windows (on your laptop). Vagrant – Virtual Machine and Operating System On many architectures, Vagrant can

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