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Weekly Snap: Puppet Courses, OS Licenses & Starface Compact

weekly snap1 – 5 September offered new Puppet courses, a rundown of open source licenses and a new VoIP telephone system in store.
Eva kicked off the week with the Icinga project’s status update from 2013, counting 85 days to the OSMC.
She went on to announce two new training courses – Puppet Practitioner and Puppet Architect.
Georg followed by introducing the minimalist Starface Compact VoIP telephone system as Alexander navigated the open source license jungle.
Heading into the weekend, Bernd shared a video for fellow addict Twitterers to enjoy, while Lennart recounted his most recent need for a business card.

Weekly Snap: OSBConf, PHP & Puppet Enterprise Installer

weekly snap25 – 29 August got excited about the upcoming OSBConf, the new Puppet Enterprise Installer and hash table keys in PHP.
Eva started the week by counting 92 days to the OSMC with Birger Schmidt’s talk on the Flapjack – Monitoring Notification System.
She followed with a reminder to join next month’s Open Source Backup Conf 2014, as Ronny warned readers about the latest wave of zip file spam.
Johannes then showed how to use objects as hash table keys in PHP and Markus introduced the new Puppet Enterprise Installer.

Weekly Snap: Neon 110 & Coshsh, Confs & Camps in San Francisco

weekly snap18 – 22 August offered an eclectic mix of subjects – from sys admin and handyman tools to configuration generators and analyzers.
On events, Eva counted 99 days to the OSMC with Gerhard Laußer’s talk: ‘Coshsh – Configuration Generation’ while Bernd made plans to join Puppet Conf and Icinga Camp in San Francisco.
Continuing the travel theme, Thomas shared his thoughts on the troubles of flying with and without Swiss army knives as Ronny reflected on the excitement of discovering new sys admin tools.
Lastly, Georg helped bring about a firmware update for the Neon 110 network thermometer and Gunnar offered a peek into a new configuration analyzer for Icinga 2.

Weekly Snap: Galera & Icinga 2 Clusters, Puppet for Tomcat & Nagios

weekly snap11 – 15 August featured clusters, Puppet automation and a new OSMC workshop.
Eva counted 106 days to the OSMC with Bernd and Sasha’s talk on how “Puppet automatically configures Nagios”.
Bernd followed by announcing a new Advanced Windows Monitoring workshop on NSClient++ to be held by Michael Medin at this year’s OSMC.
On clusters, Enrico looked at Galera as Michael gave an update on his work with Icinga 2 cluster vagrant boxes and the various Icinga 2 webinars and training courses.
Finally, Lennart shared his Puppet module for Tomcat installation and configuration.

Weekly Snap: OpenNebula Conf Speakers, PHP SPL Queues & Throttling VMs

weekly snap4 – 8 August started as it ended, with event announcements from OSMC and OpenNebula Conf, complemented by tips on Puppet, virtualisation and PHP.
Eva counted 113 days to the OSMC with Andreas Ericsson’s announcement of his Nagios fork, Naemon.
Sebastian looked at throttling resources on virtual machines as Alexander gave a quick example of how to use PHP SPL Queue.
Lennart followed with a little Puppet tip in the lead up to the Puppet Camp on 16 October in Dusseldorf.
Finally, Eva ended the week by announcing the OpenNebula Conf 2014 program featuring keynote speakers David Lutterkort from Puppet Labs, Armin Deliomini of Runtastic and a host of engineers and developers from the OpenNebula project itself.