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Articles tagged with 'sysadmin'

Speaking about Chef at RailsConf

At RailsConf 2009, I'll be presenting a three hour tutorial on the configuration management system, Chef.

Secure LDAP replication

LDAP's hard. Security's hard. Replication's hard. Here's how it went for me.

Low-tech SSL certificate maintenance

I maintain a bunch of mostly self-signed SSL certificates. Too many not to automate. Here's how I do it.

We're all ops people now

Five years ago, would you have been managing terabits and arrays of distributed services?

Smartcard authentication on Linux and Mac

A brief wander around two-factor authentication with smartcard tokens

Small bundle of sluggy joy

I'm a bit late to the party, but the NSLU2 is a piece of kit you can't afford to be without.

In search of agile infrastructure for web applications

Many advances have been made in agile programming frameworks, enabling a reduction in the amount of code that needs to be written. But what about agile system infrastructure for web applications?
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