Posts Tagged ‘puppet’

Job Opening: Debian Linux System Administrator at Kumina

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Kumina is expanding and looking for new employees.

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Automated monitoring? Easy!

Tuesday, 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)

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Recently we’ve been busy implementing a new DNS infrastructure for both our resolvers as well as our authoritative servers.

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Debugging puppet queueing

Friday, December 9th, 2011

A summary how we get messages out of a

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Facter facts for PCI devices

Friday, 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

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

There’s another job opening at Kumina!

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Automatically starting and purging Puppet processes

Wednesday, 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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Publishing EC2 scripts on GitHub

Friday, April 29th, 2011

We’re glad to announce that we’ve published our set of EC2 scripts on GitHub! The repository contains current versions of the code described in our previous two blog posts on EC2.

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