Configuration Management

See how you can tear down and rebuild your servers, making recovery and server management easier through automation.

Video Series

May 06, 2015


4 Videos

Ansible is the simplest and best tool to get started with configuration management. See how to start using now!

February 24, 2015

Process Monitoring

3 Videos

Making sure your programs stay up and running is extremely important. See how to ensure yours stay up and running on various operating systems!

February 24, 2015


2 Videos

HTTP2 is the future of http web performance! See how to set your server up to be able to use it.

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April 02, 2018

Using New Relic's Free Server Monitoring

Configuration Management

See how we saved ourselves some trouble by installing New Relic, capitalizing on it's free tier for server monitoring.

February 21, 2018

An Ansible2 Tutorial

Configuration Management

Updated for Ansible2! Ansible is one of the simplest server provisioning and configuration management tools. This is a guide to getting started with Ansible.

December 05, 2017

Creating a User in Ansible

Configuration Management

We'll cover how to make users in Linux, and how that translates into making users with Ansible.

November 24, 2017

How Ansible Vault Works

Configuration Management

See how to use Ansible Vault to encrypt secrets in your YAML variable files.

May 05, 2016

Logrotate for Forge

Configuration Management

The logs for your applications on Forge can get large - see how to manage their size automatically using logrotate!

March 05, 2016

Running Ansible 2 Programmatically

Configuration Management

Ansible 2 is out, and that means it's time to upgrade the previous article on Running Ansible Programmatically for Ansible 2, which has significant API changes under the hood.

April 06, 2015

Running Ansible Programmatically

Configuration Management

Learn how to use Python to add dynamic inventory, variables and get more control over how you use Ansible!

November 04, 2014
August 26, 2014

An Ansible Tutorial

Configuration Management

Ansible is one of the simplest server provisioning and configuration management tools. This is a guide to getting started with Ansible.

August 12, 2014

Monitoring Processes with Supervisord

Configuration Management

Process monitoring is important to keep your applications alive after restart or error. Find out how to use the ultra-popular Supervisord.

March 11, 2014

All About Logs

Configuration Management

Let's cover how to manage logs effectively!

March 11, 2014

Managing Logs with Logrotate

Configuration Management

Logs can be growing out of control in your server! Learn how to manage your server logs.

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