Chef Zero, Cookbooks and Data Bags locations

I like chef-zero a lot. There’s so much overlap between chef’s products: chef-zero, chef-solo, chef-apply – yes, each have their own uses, but I digress. Chef-zero has been relatively pain-free for me – except when I tried to get it running – trying to figure out why it wasn’t fetching the cookbooks was so annoying!…

DevOps Diaries: When Terminator terminates your MySQL imports onto an AWS Instance…

I have begun to use Terminator quite a lot. Terminator’s quite handy when you want to connect to multiple servers on a single terminal thanks to its split pane feature. (And yes I know about tmux & screen – I have screen on my servers, don’t want to get into the headache that is nested…

Transistor and Red

Review of Supergiant Games’ Transistor

Transistor is the second game made by Supergiant Games following up on their previous game, Bastion. Bastion didn’t hold my attention long enough so I really can’t say much about it, except at first glance, Bastion seemed to have great artwork and music. Story Transistor follows the story of Red, a singer in a city called Cloudbank…

GOG Connect – import few of your Steam games into Gog.com library

Gog.com(formerly Good Old Games) is part of CD Projekt Group – the publishers of the fantastic Witcher series of games. GOG started off as a firm which (re)distributed classic games without DRM and ensuring they run on modern systems. Off late, they have evolved into digital distribution – and they’re going against the likes of Steam (and to…