On Terraform: Up & Running: Writing Infrastructure as Code author Yevgeniy Brikman does an excellent job defending the use of Terraform, a tool designed to make the deployment of infrastructure as code. The book comes with many hands-on examples with all the code available on github for download The author provides answers to questions such as What is Infrastructure as code and What are the benefits of using Infrastructure as code.
Greetings fellow BSD folks! Christmas is here ! Did you know that there’s life outside of chocolate, turkey and countless hours of watching Home Alone? Here are 6 gift ideas for the BSD aficionados out there. 1. Introduction to the FreeBSD Open Source Operating System LiveLessons This series of videos from Addison-Wesley, is a must have for the BSD fan. During the more than 10 hours of discourse, Dr. Marshall Kirk McKusick does a superb job of taking you into a tour of the many subsystems that make FreeBSD.
During a recent BSDNow podcast, Allan and Kris mentioned that it would be nice to have a tutorial on how to create a FreeBSD image for OpenStack using the official release(7) tools. With that, it came to me that: #1 I do have access to an OpenStack environment and #2 I am interested in having FreeBSD as a guest image in my environment. Looks like I was up for the challenge.