Introduction Opening remarks I’m not a Ruby developer, and I’m heavily discovering the ecosystem by now. This are my notes, and if anything seems wrong to you, do not hesitate to send me remarks. The scenario For testing purpose, I wanted to play with vagrant-aws and more generally with ruby on my Chromebook. Vagrant does not support rubygems as installation method anymore (see Mitchell Hashimoto’s post) and of course, there is no binary distribution available for the Chromebook.
Introduction In my last post I introduced the notion of choreography as a way to deploy an manage application. It could be possible to implement self-healing, elasticity and in a certain extent self awareness. To do so, we must not rely on the certainty and the determinism of the automated tasks. Mark Burgess explains in his book in search of certainty that none should consider the command and control anymore.
Thanks to the company I’m working for (Techsys) I’ve had the opportunity to attend the configuration management camp in Gent (be) for its 2016 edition. I really enjoyed those two days of talks, watching people present different ideas of a possible future for the infrastructure and deployment engineering. Beyond the technical demonstrations and the experience sharing, I’ve spotted a bunch of ideas Among all, those that comes to me spontaneously are: