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26. 09. 2019 Andrea Avancini Automated Processes, NetEye

NetEye Automatic Provisioning in vSphere – Part 2

Deploying a NetEye Cluster If you regularly follow this blog, you know that we automatically generate and test a NetEye ISO every night. Starting from the ISO, we can also automatically provision a NetEye virtual machine in a VMware vSphere infrastructure. One might wonder, “What if, since I already have these two ingredients available, I…

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09. 08. 2019 Andrea Avancini Log Management, NetEye

Automatic Load Test of Rsyslog, Logstash, and Elasticsearch

At Würth Phoenix we take testing very seriously. NetEye 4 is a sophisticated product that operates in complex and business-critical environments, so it requires lots of tests before being released. One challenging part of the testing phase is load testing, where the functionalities of a system are subject to predetermined levels of load. NetEye customers…

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08. 07. 2019 Andrea Avancini Automated Processes, NetEye

ISO Generation with Ansible – Part 2

As mentioned in the previous post of this series, at Würth Phoenix we build our NetEye ISOs from scratch every night to be sure that every morning everything will be fresh.To perform this activity with no manual intervention in a robust, repeatable, and reliable way, the R&D team uses Jenkins, a well known open source…

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20. 06. 2019 Andrea Avancini Development, NetEye, NetEye ITOA

InfluxDays London 2019

As did for the last year edition, our DevOps team participated at InfluxDays, a conference organized by InfluxData and focused on time series data. We were really looking at the event with excitement, for all the new features InfluxData is putting into the new InfluxDB 2.0. So, apart from grabbing a very nice t-shirt, we…

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27. 03. 2019 Andrea Avancini Configuration Management, NetEye

Infrastructure Provisioning with Terraform

Being able to perform automatic provisioning of infrastructure is becoming a must-have feature for teams that want to be able to automate their entire provisioning and deployment process, and the Wuerth Phoenix team is no exception. Tools like HashiCorp’s Terraform can help teams in reaching this goal by providing the capability of writing IaC (Infrastructure…

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