A look in to the brain of Trozz

ansible training

Automated all the things

At Rackspace we use Ansible extensively in some areas, however within support the adoption is very limited, as such I have been presenting an introduction course on Ansible, I have put links to the slides, example playbooks and the debug handout that was created for the training below.

12 Nov 2015 #ansible #opensource

setup script

Due to the fact that I have kept reinstalling my OS when switching distro and moving between machines I began setting up a ‘setup script’, this is still very much in the early stage and mainly aimed at Mac

9 Nov 2015 #bash #opensource

Recently I was speaking to the Mattermost community regarding packaging of ‘Platform’ (the Mattermost server), current there are steps on performing the installation on both Ubuntu 14.04 and Debian 8, I raised the question around packaging the application for both DEB and RPM based systems.

9 Nov 2015 #opensource #packaging #ruby


Mattermost fills the gap by providing a FOSS alternative to Slack, written in Go and React means that the server is portable and very quick.

9 Nov 2015 #opensource #golang #react


I love to talk, and that is why I have made it very easy to get in touch with me! I read all queries to the addresses indicated with a * within 24 hours of receiving them, so be patient!

9 Nov 2000


Well, you would like to know more about me, you have found the way in to my very eratic mind.

9 Nov 2000