Posts Tagged ‘puppet’

Job Opening: Debian Linux System Administrator at Kumina

we are hiring March 11th, 2016

We’re growing and are looking for Debian Linux System Administors that would like to grow with us and provide sysadmin services to our customers. TL;DR: (in random order) Debian Linux / Apache / PHP / MySQL / Python / Puppet / KVM / Qemu / PostgreSQL / Tomcat / GlassFish / Logstash / ElasticSearch / […]

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Job Opening: Debian Linux System Administrator at Kumina

we are hiring March 28th, 2014

Kumina is expanding and looking for new employees.

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Automated monitoring? Easy!

monitoring February 11th, 2014

One of the things we take very serious here at Kumina is our monitoring. We’ve always done so, but even we must admit that during the starting years, we sometimes forgot to include all possible checks for a new service or host. And it sucks when you forget to setup the monitoring for a specific item, because you generally only find out about it when it’s actually down already… We like to check as much as possible (if not everything). Here’s an explanation on how we actually deploy our monitoring and trending based on the applications that are installed.

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On our new DNS infrastructure (and DNSSEC)

Kumina DNS Infrastructure August 15th, 2013

Recently we’ve been busy implementing a new DNS infrastructure for our resolvers as well as our authoritative servers. We wanted to be ready for future developments like DNSSEC and we wanted to re-new this important part of our infrastructure for a while. This blog-post gives an overview of our new setup.

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Debugging puppet queueing

puppet December 9th, 2011

Today we ran into a problem where the data put in ActiveMQ by the puppetmaster seemed corrupted in some way. When running the puppet queue daemon on the foreground (with –debug –verbose –no-daemonize), we noticed messages like these: info: Loaded queued catalog in 22.16 seconds debug: Searched for resources in 0.31 seconds err: Could not […]

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Facter facts for PCI devices

code June 17th, 2011

We are in the process of building the configuration for our monitoring system from exported resources (more on that in the future). To accomplish one of the checks we needed a way to identify the brand of RAID controller in our physical servers. The best way to do this is facter. We’ve written some custom […]

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Another job opening

we are hiring June 7th, 2011

There’s another job opening at Kumina!

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Automatically starting and purging Puppet processes

puppet May 11th, 2011

On the systems we configure and maintain through Puppet, we sometimes see processes running for an excessive amount of time, causing the actual synchronization of system configuration to stall. To mitigate this, we have developed a script called checkpuppet.

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