Joshua Timberman

Joshua Timberman is a Code Cleric at CHEF, where he Cures Technical Debt Wounds for 1d8+5 lines of code, casts Protection from Yaks, and otherwise helps continuously improve internal technical process.

Chef Cookbook for Rsyslog

Log management is an area of operations that is often sorely lacking. For Linux/Unix systems, log management is much easier with a centralized syslog server. Yet many organizations don’t set one up. Oft-cited reasons are that Unix syslog is unreliable, insecure, or difficult to set up properly.

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Web Applications Are a Breeze with Chef

Just about everyone who works at Opscode comes from a heavy web operations background. Those who work in webops know that getting an Apache server configured and ready to run applications with various languages and frameworks can be a difficult task.

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