- From: Adam Jacob <
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- Subject: [chef] Re: Thanks for the Chef - from Wikidot
- Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2012 16:53:28 +0000
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Thanks for the kind words, Michal!
On 12/28/12 2:55 AM, "Michal Frackowiak"
>I am from Wikidot.com (http://www.wikidot.com) - the online service that
>allows people to set up and run wikis. Actually we are one of the top
>wiki providers, mostly for individual users and communities.
>Anyway, we have been using Chef since 0.7. in September 2012 we have
>moved 100% to AWS and now we use Chef to manage up to 40 EC2 instances:
>database servers, web servers, workers, Memcached servers -- everything:
>from assembling RAID arrays, configure logging, installing numerous
>software dependencies to deploying applications and fine tuning configs.
>We use Chef in combination with CloudFormation, which works just great.
>We include initial DNA in the instance's metadata in JSON.
>Since we are a heavy AWS user (and our project is simply cool) we have
>been lucky enough and made it to AWS Global Start-Up Challenge
>Guys, I wanted to say thanks to Opscode and all Chef contributors. Chef
>works great for us and we much more enjoy "programming the
>infrastructure" than configuring individual servers.
>I would also like to share some of the solutions we use, but need to
>figure out how to do it best. If you have any questions about our Chef
>usage I will be glad to answer.
>Thanks and cheers,
>CEO of Wikidot Inc.
>Ul. Lazienna 13/2
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