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Using Packer & Vagrant to bootstrap a testing infrastructure (Part 3)

In the previous blog post of this series we saw how to configure Packer to create images that can be used by Vagrant to setup new VMs. In this final blog post we create an example Vagrant environment to deploy a Elasticsearch and Kibana. [...]

Using Packer & Vagrant to bootstrap a testing infrastructure (Part 1)

Imagine you have an IT infrastructure that is managed by configuration management systems like SaltStack, Chef, Ansible, Puppet or others. The state of resources like running Unix daemons, files with specific contents and a list of users that should be present on all systems are defined in code (Infrastructure as Code). A version control system like Git is used to […]