Ansible playlist script in editor.

Project Site Migration Update

We have just completed a transition from our old “snowflake server” installation (i.e. managed entirely manually and not well backed-up) to a “DevOps” managed site, using Ansible. What this means is that we are now able to completely rebuild this site by running a few scripts (and in fact, you are reading this on the […]

 

Ansible School

After several abortive attempts to write an Ansible script (“playbook”) for installing our server repeatably, and thus it making it possible to maintain properly, I realized that I clearly do not know what I am doing. So today is “Ansible School”. It turns out there are a lot of tutorial videos on YouTube about it […]

Drawer Faces for Render Cluster (Terry Hancock / CC By 4.0)

Beginning 2017 Asset Review

For 2017, I’ve decided to set a goal of updating this production log much more frequently. I’m hoping to get at least one post a week, and possibly 3 or 4. Most of these will be much shorter and less formal posts.   What’s Old: The technical infrastructure project continues, albeit interrupted by various things […]