Exposing Apache Mesos on VMware Big Data Extensions v2.2

The VMware Big Data Extensions v2.2 release included the cookbooks for Apache Mesos and Kubernetes from the Fling released this past spring. However, those cookbooks are not exposed when you deploy the new version. Fortunately, unlocking them only takes a few minutes before they can be made available! I will cover exactly what is needed in order to begin using […]

Cluster Service Discovery through Chef

Cluster service discovery is an integral part of running any distributed system. The problem of cluster service discovery can be solved through a number of different methods. Until recently, a common approach to solving cluster service discovery incorporated manual intervention on the part of a developer or systems administrator. The larger the cluster, or distributed application, the greater the lift […]