MongoDB power usage on laptop

I’m setting up a Chef-based Ubuntu VM on my laptop, so I can get sandboxing and all the usual Ubuntu tools. Most things work on OS X too, but it’s a second-class citizen compared to poster child Ubuntu. I have Mongo and a few services set up there, for school stuff, and I noticed that […]

Self-contained build environments with Vagrant

Vagrant is a nifty piece of Ruby software that lets you set up Virtual Machines with an unparalleled amount of automation. It interfaces with a VM provider like VirtualBox, and helps you set up and tear down VM’s as you need them. I like it better than Juju because there isn’t as much hand-holding involved, […]