Posts Tagged ‘tips’

All about IT Outsourcing: Are you ready? [Infographic]

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Outsourcing your IT is a big decision and can have many consequences for your organisation. Therefore it is very important that you make sure you are ready for it, and that you go into business with the right company. That is why we created an Infographic to help you determine if IT Outsourcing is the right solution for you. Find out about the benefits of IT Outsourcing and the factors you need to consider when choosing an IT Outsourcing company.


Puppet on puppetmaster, some tips

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

A couple of tips to keep in mind when running a puppetd on the puppetmaster.


Puppet Tips&Tricks: Running apt-get update only when needed

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

How to only run apt-get update from puppet if it’s necessary.


Puppet Tips&Tricks: Variable variables

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Sometimes you want to use variable variables, for instance when you want to iterate over all the ipaddress_* facts that facter found. Using something like ${ipaddress_$if} doesn’t work, though. Inline_template to the rescue! Thanks to Volcane on IRC, this is a possible solution: $ifs = split($interfaces,”,”) define do_this { $mule = “ipaddress_${name}” $donkey = inline_template(“<%= […]


GlassFish 3.0.1’s pkg tool using Debian’s Python packages

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Short howto on how to use Debian’s Python interpreter with GlassFish’s supplied pkg tool on a 64 bit system.


Puppet Tips&Tricks: checking if a value is present in an array

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Although it’s going to be easier in puppet 2.6, this helps you if you want to check if a certain value is present in a puppet array and perform actions based on that.


Tips&Tricks: Get long running queries from PostgreSQL

Monday, June 7th, 2010

A relatively simple one-liner for getting long running queries out of PostgreSQL.


Puppet Tips&Tricks: testing your regsubst replacings

Monday, March 15th, 2010

How to test the regex you built for your regsubst invocation. In IRB.