PivotalTracker: The Simple Steps To Start a New Project

PivotalTracker is a great tool for organizing your work. No matter whether you work mainly in software development, operations, or in a shared DevOps environment, PivotalTracker keeps you up to the task. Over the last couple of years using it, we've seen some patterns for setting up projects and organizing stories with tags. Start And … Continue reading PivotalTracker: The Simple Steps To Start a New Project

Chef: RVM + Ruby Enterprise Edition as Default Ruby

The opscode chef bootstrap installs Matz Ruby on the node automatically. There are cookbooks for installing ruby enterprise edition on a node, but they create a separate Ruby "universe" on your box: You will have to be very careful how you install gems to make sure they are used by either the default Ruby or … Continue reading Chef: RVM + Ruby Enterprise Edition as Default Ruby

How to Deploy Ruby on Rails With The Opscode Chef Application Cookbook

I already wrote about how to get started with the Opscode Chef Platform. In this article I want to show you a very elegant way to deploy a Ruby on Rails stack with Chef. One of the strengths of Chef is the decent set of available cookbooks. @jtimberman does an especially excellent job in writing … Continue reading How to Deploy Ruby on Rails With The Opscode Chef Application Cookbook