An in-depth look at a Carpet appliance: The apache load balancer

Today, I want to walk you through one of the ready-made appliance recipes that comes with Carpet. This article assumes you've read the getting started with Carpet guide. Appliance recipes are plain Capistrano recipes which enable you to setup a complete server by just using one of the pre-defined ones like apache_lb, rails_22, memcached or … Continue reading An in-depth look at a Carpet appliance: The apache load balancer

Configuration Management remixed: Introducing Carpet

Migrating our production environment from debian to OpenSolaris I wanted to simplify our configuration management recipes along the way. What I came up with is a mixture of Puppet style manifests and Capistrano backed ease of use in a new open source project called: Carpet. Building Your Infrastructure With Plain Capistrano Initially we've built our … Continue reading Configuration Management remixed: Introducing Carpet