Backing up Google Code projects


Google Code does not provide it’s own usable export methods for projects so we need to make do on our own, there seems no sane way to back up the tickets but for SVN which includes the wiki you can use svnsync. Here’s a little script to automate this, just give it a PREFIX of Read More

MCollective Simple RPC


MCollective is a framework for writing RPC style tools that talk to a cloud of servers, till now doing that has been surprisingly hard for non ruby coders. The reason for this is that I was focussing on getting the framework built and feeling my way around the use cases. I’ve now spent 2 days Read More

MCollective Release 0.2.0


I am pleased to announce the the first actual numbered release of The Marionette Collective, you can grab it from the downloads page. Till now people wanting to test this had to pull out of SVN directly, I put off doing a release till I had most of the major tick boxes in my mind Read More

ActiveMQ Clustering


As part of deploying MCollective + ActiveMQ instead of my old Spread based system I need to figure out a multi location setup, the documentation says I’d possible so I thought I better get down and figure it out. In my case I will have per-country ActiveMQ’s, I’ve had the same with Spread in the Read More

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