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[21 Feb 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

I finished my Chef Recipes and obviously next step is to create and bootstrap VMware virtual machines directly from scripts. I started to test 2 knife plugins knife-esx and knife-vsphere. Quickly I dropped knife-esx solution, because was based on ssh access to the ESX host and we, “the common people”, don’t have rights on that machine. A little bit about my ESX environment: Is an environment with multiple datacenters, multiple clusters, hundreds of virtual machines. On this environment I don’t have full access and requesting one, it takes weeks/months …

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[18 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

In the following article I will try to show you, the power of Ruby in three short hash/array examples.
First I will show you how to sort a key value array by value. Second I will modify the keys name and create another array with this keys (which are already sorted by values).
Third we will sort an array based on the other array keys.

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