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August 29, 2017 Leave a comment

1. Project management tools
https://opensource.com/business/16/3/top-project-management-tools-2016

2. Riot.im
https://about.riot.im/what-is-riot/#item5

3. Sentry
https://sentry.io/welcome/

4. ELK and Topbeat
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-elasticsearch-logstash-and-kibana-elk-stack-on-ubuntu-14-04
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-gather-infrastructure-metrics-with-topbeat-and-elk-on-ubuntu-14-04

5. Prometheus
https://prometheus.io/docs/introduction/overview/
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-prometheus-to-monitor-your-ubuntu-14-04-server

6. Graylog
https://www.graylog.org
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-graylog-1-x-on-ubuntu-14-04
http://docs.graylog.org/en/2.3/index.html

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Tuleap versus Jira software

August 28, 2017 Leave a comment
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Delivering RPM packages securely and continuously with Jenkins and Hashicorp Vault

August 27, 2017 Leave a comment

When you publicly deliver more than eight releases a day—like we do for our software—making sure that users can verify the authenticity of the deliverables becomes a challenge. Over the past few weeks we have modified our Jenkins build pipelines to GPG sign every RPM package we deliver, thus enhancing the level of security we bring to every user.

Why GPG signing RPM packages is important?

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I love you DigitalOcean but…

August 27, 2017 Leave a comment
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Replacing ifconfig with ip

August 12, 2017 Leave a comment
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upstart

August 1, 2017 Leave a comment

Problem:
Well this was more like an irritant. I have a portforwarding script that I manually start. I just got tired of doing that and moved it to an upstart task.

Solution:
Added the following job for upstart to handle.

$ less /etc/init/portforward.conf
description     "Portforward 3141 to devpi server"

author      "Vagrant"

start on runlevel [2345]
stop on runlevel [!2345]

script
    cd /home/vagrant

    export SSHPASS="vagrant"
    sshpass -e ssh -nNL 3141:192.168.38.18:3141 -o ConnectTimeout=10 -o LogLevel=Error -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no vagrant@192.168.38.18
end script
$
$ # Check the syntax
$ init-checkconf /etc/init/portforward.conf
$ # Start the job
$ sudo service portforward start

Source:
https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/the-upstart-event-system-what-it-is-and-how-to-use-it

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