Sam Martin

Adventures in IT

Test Kitchen with a SQL Server Dependency

I want to be able to test my cookbooks/scripts without having to rely on independent testing infrastructure! I want to be able to do kitchen converge and have all my infrastructure ready to go without any further thought to the dependencies! This is why I’m such a huge…

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Integration Testing AD Dependent Cookbooks and PowerShell Scripts with Test-Kitchen

I remember a little while ago, well… over a couple of years ago now… that I’d just learned about Chef and Vagrant, and was introducing one of my co-workers to the ecosystem (somewhat over-enthusiastically), and wanted to help him perform his immediate deployment task using Chef. That deployment task…

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