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IT-Ops Cheat Sheet

Software Firewalls, LBs

Install Servers

  • Cobbler
  • MAAS – Ubuntu “Metal As A Service” install server
  • Foreman (integrated with puppet)
  • SpaceWalk (Kickstart based for Redhat and Solaris)
  • Razor (from Puppetlabs)

Deployment

Orchestration Tools

  • JuJu: mostly for Ubuntu, service orchestration tool (Python, commercially backed)
  • Maestro (enterprise, commercial)
  • mcollective – Puppet parallelizing and orchestration framework
  • SaltStack

Orchestration Standards

Orchestration Frameworks

Security

Performance Debugging

Monitoring

Graphing/Trending

  • rrdtool (arkane, do not use directly)
  • Cacti (arkane, do not use)
  • Munin (easy to setup, good graphs, great defaults, aged)
  • Ganglia
  • Graphite, Grafana, influxDB (good customization, aweful usability)
  • collectd

Active Service Checking

  • Nagios, Icinga
  • Nagios frameworks with Vendor Lock-in: Groundworks, OpsView, Zabbix
  • check_mk (OSS, multi-site Nagios GUI)

SNMP based

  • Naemon

Real Time Metrics

  • Single Host only

Hosting / ISP

API Documentation

Software Architecture

F5 Series on Architecture

1) Cloud/Automated Systems need an Architecture

https://devcentral.f5.com/articles/cloud-automated-systems-need-an-architecture-26975

2) The Service Model for Cloud/Automated Systems Architectures

https://devcentral.f5.com/articles/the-service-model-for-cloud-automated-systems-architectures-27129

3) The Deployment Model for Cloud/Automated Systems Architectures

https://devcentral.f5.com/articles/the-deployment-model-for-cloud-automated-systems-architectures-27228

4) The Operational Model for Cloud/Automated Systems Architectures

https://devcentral.f5.com/articles/the-operational-model-for-cloud-automated-systems-architectures-27254?sf92906191=1

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