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26
SEP
2014

Shellshock free with CFEngine and Delta Reporting

Above is a screenshot from Evolve’s production Delta Reporting service. These hosts are safe from Shell shock. Thanks to Delta Reporting, EFL, and CFEngine our journey to a safe harbour was not long. First we had to design a test for the vulnerability.
19
SEP
2014

Testing CFEngine policy by counting classes

I’ve added a new bundle to the 3.5 branch of EFL. This bundle efl_test_count allows you to count the classes matching a regular expression and test if that count matches your expected count. Consider the efl_service bundle, it promises that services are configured and...
4
SEP
2014

Delta Reporting and CFEngine are NOT centralized applications

Delta Reporting and CFEngine are not centralized applications. Yes, I do describe DR as centralized reporting for CFEngine, but that is a simplistic view for easy consumption. Both CFEngine and Delta Reporting are far more flexible.
26
AUG
2014

Delta Reporting 6 months in production

Zero downtime and zero data loss in six months of Delta Reporting in production at Evolve Thinking. And DR is just getting better. In those six months we’ve added a dashboard, promises summary reports, an extensive development test suite, and promise and host trending...
20
AUG
2014

Toronto devops CFEngine slide deck

It was nice meeting everyone last night. Here is the slide deck.
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AUG
2014
18
JUL
2014

CFEngine best practices: part 2

Continuing on from testing best practices, let’s look at other best practices to make you a CFEngine ninja.
4
JUL
2014

CFEngine best practices: testing

CFEngine’s autonomous automation means that your policy, mistakes and all, will be duplicated quickly to all of your hosts.
13
MAY
2014

Predict the future with Delta Reporting and CFEngine

Until now Delta Reporting was only able to show you the outcome history of all your promises. Now it can show you the future.
27
MAR
2014

Delta Reporting answers questions about your CFEngine infrastructure

Learn what Delta Reporting can answer for you, all from one place.
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