Example of a Sensu Puppet class

Posted on Thu 13 July 2017 in work • Tagged with Sensu

modified 2017-09-04 21:07

At the sensu-users mailing list someone asked how they could deploy Sensu plugins with Puppet. After giving a short snippet, I was asked for further help whether to implement the snippet as a class or what I would recommend. Therefore I present you: A slightly redacted …

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I updated older posts with newer tech (August 2016)

Posted on Sun 28 August 2016 in work • Tagged with Institute for Computer Vision and Computer Graphics

I've taken some time today to update my system operations related posts with newer information. This information is based on the usage and issues that we faced and will hopefully prevent others from stumbling into the same problems should they choose to follow my guidance.

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Sensu widget for Übersicht

Posted on Thu 18 August 2016 in work • Tagged with Sensu

Initially I was on the look for an alternative to Geektool for macOS that would not crash if I was to run an interactive script like iftop. When I saw that StatusCake report widget by Colin O'Brien for an HTML based Geektool alternative called Übersicht and saw that it was …

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Building and Deploying a C++ library with GitLab

Posted on Thu 14 July 2016 in work • Tagged with Institute for Computer Vision and Computer Graphics

I've already written once before that I like working with GitLab's Continuous Integration (CI) technology. I've now had the chance to set up a project for one of our research teams using GitLab CI and it's been a true success.

  • This post was updated once (2016-08-28)

In short: We're using …

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Improving our Xen Usage

Posted on Tue 31 May 2016 in work • Tagged with Institute for Computer Vision and Computer Graphics

The software we use at ICG for virtualizing servers is Xen. That's fine because it has not made my life unnecessarily hard yet. There are however, some things that could be done better - especially while handling things with puppet.

  • This post was updated once (2016-08-28)

How it used to work …

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