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Daniel Westermann

Using Ansible to bring up a three node Patroni cluster in minutes

By | Database Administration & Monitoring | No Comments

Automation is key today, nobody wants to do the same tasks over and over and again. Cloud without automation is not even possible. There are several tools around that help with automation and one of the most popular is Ansible. We already have several posts about Ansible on our blog platform but this one will be rather long. Setting up PostgreSQL high available architectures is our daily business and we as well try to automate…

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Julia Gugel

Deploy DC/OS using Ansible (Part 2) – Playbooks

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Finally, after all the configuration stuff is done, we can run the playbooks Create SSH Access First the SSH Access on all nodes need to be created. Therefore the access-onprem.yml is used: Be careful, I used CentOS on my system, so I commented the apt-get and the debian-based part out. If you want to run the playbook on another operating system, adjust it carefully. --- # This playbook enable access to all ansible targets via...
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Mehdi Bada

Deploy a Cloudera cluster with Terraform and Ansible in Azure – part 3

By | Big Data, Cloud | No Comments

After the deployment step with Terraform and the configuration/installation with Ansible, we will continue the installation of our Cloudera cluster with Cloudera Manager. By following the below steps you will see how to install CDH on our hosts using Cloudera Manager. Connection First, Login to Cloudera manager URL. When you connect to C.M for the first time, you need to accept the Cloudera Terms and Conditions. Then choose your desired edition of Cloudera. For this…

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Mehdi Bada

Deploy a Cloudera cluster with Terraform and Ansible in Azure – part 2

By | Big Data, Cloud, Development & Performance | No Comments

In this part of the blog posts series, we will show how ansible helps us to configure our cluster and install all pre-requisite needed for Cloudera Manager. Ansible is one of the most important automation tools currently. Ansible will help us to configure all nodes for a manual installation using Cloudera Manager. Our playbook will contain the following roles: cm_repo: add the same C.M repo into all nodes. os_config: Adjust all OS parameter for installing…

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Natascha Karfich

redhat event Ansible Automates Zurich

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Here are some fresh personal impressions from the “Ansible Automates Zurich” half day event organized by redhat. There was a overwhelming interest for this event. About 200 people filled the room and there were many more on the waiting list. The event started with a networking lunch. My impression was, that the visitors were not only interested in the food, but also gaining some practical knowledge about Ansible. Most of them are already using Ansible….

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Nicolas Jardot

DOAG 2017: Automation in progress

By | Database Administration & Monitoring, Oracle | 5 Comments

A week ago, I had the chance to be speaker at the DOAG Konferenz 2017 in Nürnberg. It’s sometimes hard to find time to be at the conferences because the end of year is quite busy at customers. But it’s also important because it’s time for sharing. I can share what I’m working on about automation and patching and I can also see how other people are doing. And it was great for me this…

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Natascha Karfich

Part 2 – vagrant up – get your Oracle infrastructure up an running

By | Database Administration & Monitoring | 3 Comments

Last week in the first part of this blog we have seen a short introduction how to setup an Oracle Infrastructure with Vagrant and Ansible. Remember all the files for this example are available here https://github.com/nkadbi/oracle-db-12c-vagrant-ansible Get the example code: git clone https://github.com/nkadbi/oracle-db-12c-vagrant-ansible If you have prepared your environment with Ansible, Vagrant and Oracle Virtual Box installed – and provided the Oracle software zip files – than you can just start to build your Test…

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Natascha Karfich

vagrant up – get your Oracle infrastructure up an running

By | Database Administration & Monitoring, Database management, Operation systems | One Comment

By using Vagrant to manage your Virtual Machines and Ansible for configuration management and provisioning you can easily automate the setup of your whole test environment in a standardized way. If you have never heard about Ansible and Vagrant I try to give you an idea with the following very short  summary. There is a lot of good information available about Ansible and Vagrant. Please check the provided links at the end of this blog…

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Daniel Westermann

2016 is over and it was great, 2017 will be even more exciting in the open source area

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Disclaimer: This will not be a technical post at all. The goal is to provide a short overview of what we did in 2016 and what we plan to do in 2017 when it comes to our Open Infrastructure division. We’ll start with a few figures then look at the events we did and some of the projects we completed in 2016. Here we go …

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