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Creating an Amazon EC2 AMI for Opscode Chef 0.8 Client and Server

Changes Since Original 1/13/10: Fix various minor inaccuracies and improved description on how to set up the chef-server. Also removed nanite as a requirement (its no longer used) 1/17/10: Add the requirement to build and install mixlib-authentication for…

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Building Opscode Chef 0.8.x from HEAD of the git repo

Update: I am having problems using the chef dev tools/client from the HEAD of the chef git repository with the Opscode Alpha Server service. I’m not sure if its me or if the latest versions of the chef…

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Experience installing Hbase 0.20.0 Cluster on Ubuntu 9.04 and EC2

NOTE (Sep 7 2009): Updated info on need to use Amazon Private DNS Names and clarified the need for the masters, slaves and regionservers files. Also updated to use HBase 0.20.0 Release Candidate 3 Introduction As someone who…

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Want to work at a Startup with Cool Tech? (HBase, Clojure, Chef, Swarms, Javascript, Ruby & Rails)

Opportunity Knocks Runa.com, the startup where I am CTO, is looking for great developers to join our small agile team. We’re an early stage, pre-series-A startup (presently funded with strategic investments from two large corporations). Runa offers a…

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Hadoop, HDFS and Hbase on Ubuntu & Macintosh Leopard

UPDATE: This has been replaced by a newer post Experience installing Hbase 0.20.0 Cluster on Ubuntu 9.04 and EC2 . I found that using the pre-built distributions of Hadoop and HBase much better than trying to build from…

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Deploying RabbitMQ and Stomp on Ubuntu

Install rabbitmq via synaptic Make sure that the erlang package is installed Add a repository from the rabbitmq site Set up Repository via the Synaptic GUI tool (http://www.rabbitmq.com/debian/) Set up Repository via command line Ubuntu Documentation for Managing…

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