Deploying and provisioning systems, especially with automation

Bare metal cloud-init

On using a Debian ‘cloud’ image and cloud-init on a ‘bare-metal’ host for fast deployment.

Automating a personal 'cloud' infrastructure (2)

How Daniel uses Ansible to develop, test, and deploy his own mail servers, calendar/addressbook, websites, git archive server, and more.

Infrastructure via Code (IvC) (12)

Learning experiments in using bespoke code & data under version control to consistently deploy virtual and bare metal hosts and the applications on them.

Tokens for OVH v1

Generating OVH API tokens for use with Terraform and other applications.

IvC: OpenStackSDK first steps

Since OpenStackSDK should theoretically make life easier for doing Infrastructure via Code, this is approach which which this learning effort has begun.

Creating base VM images

On using Packer to create the base images Daniel uses for personal ‘cloud’ infrastructure.

IvC: Bare bones script (3)

Continuing with the a bare bones OpenStackSDK-based deployment of instances

Adding security groups

Adding security groups to an OpenStackSDK-based instance deployment