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TRIGGERING R10K WITH SERF

This post is the next in a series of posts that shows how to integrate a complete production puppet environment with serf. In this post we learn how to use serf to fire off r10k updates on your compile masters. This takes the place of running mco r10k synchronize. r10k Custom Serf Query This post builds […]

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SERF CUSTOM QUERIES

Serf is a very powerful tool for managing and orchestrating your clusters. The power comes from the ability for you to write customer queries and events to handle almost any situation. In this post we will go through configuring a serf cluster to handle a sample custom query to get average CPU Utilization from each […]

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HOW TO INSTALL SERF ON A MULTIPLE NODE UBUNTU CLUSTER

This post will walk you through setting up a quick Serf cluster on Ubuntu 16.10 servers. Serf is an awsome clustering applicaiton that managers cluster membership, is decentralized, and recovers from downed nodes quickly. Initial Server Setup For this tutorial we will configure a three node cluster. If you would like to know more about […]

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ORCHESTRATING PUPPET WITH SERF

If you have used puppet in a production environment before, then you have probably used MCollective which is the orchestration system for puppet enterprise. Most of the time this works out great. In my shop though, we have had many problems with MCollective. This post gives you a way to replace MCollective with HashiCorp’s Serf […]

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