Weekly Snap: MCollective, CCache & Apache Tips

weekly snap15 – 19 July offered tips for Puppet users, developers and sys admins alike, as well as news from the event circuit.
Starting with events, Eva counted 99 days to the OSMC 2013 with Rihards Olups’ presentation on Zabbix 2.0 while Lennart reported from DevOps Days Down Under in Australia.
Thomas then recommended Puppet users to try the MCollective orchestration framework as Gunnar upped the speed on his builds with ccache.
Lastly, Dirk offered a handy tip for large environments by showing how to integrate multiple LDAP servers in Apache authentication.

Weekly Snap: Puppet Camp Berlin, Decision Making & DevOpsDays Down Under

weekly snap8 – 12 July offered general advice for decision-making, started a new series on web programming architecture and announced the next Puppet Camp to come.
Eva counted 106 days to the OSMC 2013 with Dr. Sven Wohlfarth’s presentation on Corporate IT Monitoring at ING-DiBa and announced Puppet Camp no.2 in Berlin on 11 April 2014.
Bernd offered his thoughts on how to make the right decision in any situation while Jannis started a new series for web programmers on choosing the best architecture.
Lastly, Lennart headed south to DevOpsDays Down Under, sharing his impressions of Australia along the way.