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How to setup a dev environment with Vagrant

Today, we are going to learn how to setup an environment with the awesome tool that any DevOps should know, Vagrant. Behind this name is a wonderful software which automates the use of virtual machines (VMs) to create reproducible environments on-the-fly. By creating a simple configuration file, within minutes you will have a fresh virtual

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Pied Piper WebUI proposal

Hi Pied Piper Team! We know you are getting through a huge transformation and we want to support you to reach the enterprise market. Today you have the dream team of sales people, we are here to enable it! We want to offer our 10 years of experience in their enterprise API and UI building to help

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MSolution monitoring and data analytics with Brocade FC switches

Brocade fibre channel switches are found at the center of many SAN applications. With such a critical piece of infrastructure, the monitoring of performance metrics becomes very important. Sensu is a popular, open-source monitoring framework and product, so it makes perfect sense to monitor your switch with it! Contents1 Getting data out of FabricOS1.1 SSH

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Continuous Integration Testing with Jenkins, Newman and Postman

At MSolution.IO, we have the opportunity to write REST APIs for multiple projects. A few months ago, we decided to use Jenkins to perform tests on our different products and clients projects. Jenkins is an open-source continuous integration tool written in Java. We are running it on an Ubuntu server with nginx http server. Builds can

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How to send Sensu events to ELK platform

When we talk about log management, we talk about dealing with a large amount of computer-generated files and how to collect them, how to centralize them, how to aggregate them and how to analyze them. Logs can be produced everywhere by different types of systems. Collecting them is easy, but processing this large amout of

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Use salt-cloud to automatically deploy new AWS instances

This article is the second one of a series showing how to use cloud-computing in media and entertainment (M&E workflow). The first article explained you how to complete a very basic setup of your AWS infrastructure and create a bastion/jump server. Now, we will discuss how to configure our bastion server to launch new instances without

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