cookbook 'piwik', '~> 0.2.1', :supermarket
piwik (2) Versions 0.2.1 Follow7
cookbook 'piwik', '~> 0.2.1'
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Installs piwik using nginx and php-fastcgi either on a single server or on a cluster of server for high traffic sites.
- mysql-client (to enable piwik to connect to it's MySQL server)
- runit (for managing nginx and php-fastcgi)
- nginx (the web server)
- iptables (for locking down the piwik machine)
- logrotate (for rotating nginx log files)
Debian or Ubuntu though may work where 'build-essential' works, but other platforms are untested.
All node attributes are set under the
- version - The piwik version to install (e.g. 1.5.1). It will upgrade the installation, if you change that value later
install_path - The path where the web server will expect the piwik dir to live
php_fcgi_memory_limit - The memory limit for PHP
php_fcgi_children - The number of concurrent PHP processes
php_fcgi_max_requests - Kill each PHP process after it served the given amount of requests to avoid memory bloat
php_fcgi_bind_path - The URL or socket to let nginx talk to PHP (for fastcgi's config)
php_fcgi_pass - The URL or socket to let nginx talk to PHP (for nginx's config)
The following attributes are only used by the 'piwik::slave' recipe to connect it to an existing piwik installation
- config - superuser - login - The username of the piwik superuser
- config - superuser - password - The MD5 hash of the password of the piwik superuser
- config - superuser - email - The email address of the piwik superuser
- config - superuser - salt - The salt generated by piwik on installation
- config - database - host - The database server, where the piwik DB lives
- config - database - port - The port of the database
- config - database - username - The username to connect to the database
- config - database - password - The database password
- config - database - dbname - The name of the database with the existing piwik installation
- config - database - adapter - The PHP database adapter to be used
- config - database - tables_prefix - The prefix of the existing piwik tables
- config - database - charset - The charset of the existing piwik tables
For low traffic sites
Just add 'recipe[piwik]' to your node's run list. This will download and install piwik on the host. It will ask you for superuser and database connection params when you first hit /index.php on your new piwik server.
For high traffic sites
If you run a medium to high traffic site (> 100.000 visits/day) you should use the 'piwik::master' and 'piwik::slave' recipes. The 'piwik::master' will install piwik on the host using the default recipe. You'll need to do the manual piwik configuration hitting /index.php as described above.
Additionally the 'piwik::master' recipe will install an hourly cron job to run the piwik archive.sh script to pre-calculate reports. You should disable report generation on hitting the frontend in the piwik settings.
If you want to setup a cluster of piwik tracking servers, all connected to the very same piwik DB, you can setup additional tracking servers using the 'piwik::slave' recipe. To be able to use it, go to your (manually configured) master and take all required values from piwik/config/config.ini.php and overwrite the attributes of the piwik cookbook with those values. Then a new server using the 'piwik::slave'recipe will automatically connect to the existing piwik installation. You can now use a load balancer to distribute tracking requests to all of your piwik servers.
LICENSE and AUTHOR
Author:: Matthias Marschall (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Copyright:: 2011, gutefrage.net GmbH
Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at
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|nginx >= 0.0.0|
|iptables >= 0.0.0|
|mysql >= 0.0.0|
|runit >= 0.0.0|
|logrotate >= 0.0.0|
There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.