Self-contained Puppet Modules in Git

I started playing with Puppet recently in an effort to write some “self contained” installation scripts that didn’t require a lot of infrastructure to support them. I ended up developing a pattern of code that allowed me to bundle the entire set of scripts, properties, and even protected encryption keys into a single Git repository. […]

Read more
Bootstrapping a SonarQube + MySQL server with Puppet

I recently went through an effort to launch a SonarQube server in our AWS development environment. I know I’m going to have to re-launch more of these in the future, so I took a little time and puppet-ized the installation. In my case, the basic environment is RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.5 (RHEL). Assumptions before you […]

Read more