Tag: Chef

Day 5: Tuning and Benchmarking

We wrap it the series by using Chef to tune APC and PHP, and create simple test suite for benchmarking a logged-in WordPress user.

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Day 4: Install WordPress with Chef/Git

On Day 4 we tackle deploying WordPress with a combination of git, and chef’s application cookbook and related LWRPs.

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Day 3: VirtualHost Setup

On day three we start the site recipe, responsible for installing certificates and setting up the Apache Virtualhost.

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Day 2: Setup and Tune MySQL

Day two of our WordPress on AWS project finds us installing, configuring and tuning MySQL for the SSD-backed instance.

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Day 1: Starting the Server Build (Chef, Vagrant & EC2)

Day 1: Setup the Chef Organization, Chef & Plugins, Vagrant, and EC2. Then, configure the base role, and tackle the preliminary install and setup of the apache and php.

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