By default, Chef Server uses the current fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the server during the install process to generate SSL certs and configure services. While detailed instructions for installing your own SSL certificates are readily available, I had trouble finding solid directions for changing the hostname Chef Server uses...
Recently while giving a talk I asked for a show of hands on how many people checked multiple times that their door was locked before leaving home. Expecting myself to be the only one, I was surprised when just about everyone raised their hand.
Still wasting time and money managing your virtual infrastructure manually? If so, you're not alone. Many organizations find the road to cloud utopia a little bumpy.
Bitlancer LLC today announced that it has joined the Marketplace for Rackspace, (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company. Bitlancer Strings, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, is now available to startup and SMB Rackspace customers through the Rackspace Marketplace.
I spend a lot of time helping startups and established companies automate and streamline their approach to managing virtual infrastructure. From this perspective, I'm seeing a growing gap between organizations that are mastering DevOps in the cloud, and those that are stuck in a legacy mindset and falling further and further behind in competitive efficiency.