Today, I want to walk you through one of the ready-made appliance recipes that comes with Carpet. This article assumes you’ve read the getting started with Carpet guide. Appliance recipes are plain Capistrano recipes which enable you to setup a complete server by just using one of the pre-defined ones like apache_lb, rails_22, memcached or [...]
In my post about Carpet is a re-mix of existing configuration management solutions, I gave you a rough overview of the problems I tried to address with Carpet. In this article, I want to show you how you can set up a complete Ruby on Rails stack with only a few lines of configuration while [...]
Migrating our production environment from debian to OpenSolaris I wanted to simplify our configuration management recipes along the way. What I came up with is a mixture of Puppet style manifests and Capistrano backed ease of use in a new open source project called: Carpet.