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Managing Secrets with Chef Vault

This post was originally published on jtimberman’s Code Blog Two years ago, I wrote a post about using Chef encrypted data bags for SASL authentication with Postfix. At the time, my ISP didn’t allow non-authenticated SMTP, so I had to find a solution so I could get cronspam and other vital email from my servers at home. I’ve since switched ISPs to one that doesn’t care so much about this, so I’m not using any of that code...

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Reproducing Qt 5.1.1 standard builds for MSVC 2012

I am trying to build both 64-bit and 32-bit architecture versions of Qt 5.1.1 that are identical to the Qt-Project pre-built binary distributions. I need to support Windows 7+ as well as legacy Windows Xp platforms, thus the need for both architecture versions. I also want to use the standard OpenGL version that comes with Windows, not the ANGLE replacement. ANGLE does not work on XP. I am using MSVC 2012. Qt-Project has a 64-bit...

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Are PaaS and Configuration Management on a Collision Course and Four Other PaaS Questions

The following was meant to be ready in time for the Platform conference last week, but travel. While it’s belated, however, the following may be of interest to those tracking the PaaS market. At RedMonk, the volume of inquiries related directly and indirectly to PaaS has been growing rapidly, and these are a few of the more common questions that we’re fielding. Q: Is PaaS growing? A: The short answer is, by most measurements –...