The Choria Emulator


In my previous posts I discussed what goes into load testing a Choria network, what connections are made, subscriptions are made etc. From this it’s obvious the things we should be able to emulate are: Connections to NATS Subscriptions – which implies number of agents and sub collectives Message payload sizes To make it realistically Read More

Puppet 4 Sensitive Data Types


You often need to handle sensitive data in manifests when using Puppet. Private keys, passwords, etc. There has not been a native way to deal with these and so a cottage industry of community tools have spring up. To deal with data at rest various Hiera backends like the popular hiera-eyaml exist, to deal with Read More

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