20% off OpenStack Cookbook

If you're at the OpenStack summit, and missed your chance to pick up a copy of the OpenStack Cookbook from the Rackspace booth, all is not lost. You can still pick up a copy directly from Packt pub, and for the duration of the Summit, get an additional 20% off: Go here: http://www.packtpub.com/openstack-cloud-computing-cookbook-second-edition/book At checkout,[…]

OpenStack Summit LiveBlog – R&D DevOps on OpenStack

Note: This is a liveblog, no edits. @Aethylred: R&D infrastructure highly variable and generates data at unpredictable rates. DevOps and #OpenStack allows researchers to control scaling. The DevOps session, Redmine for bugs, Chef/puppet, OpenLdap, svn & git, its a good OSS stack. Single portal, elastic cloud I think, for single pane for engineering, flexibility w/o[…]

#vBrownBag US VCAP Design Bootcamp with John Arrasjid (@vcdx001) Tuesday 11/12 and 11/19 [Updated!]

**Update – The boot camp will be focused on the VCAP Design exam, not VCDX – sorry for the confusion** The VCAP Design Bootcamp is coming to the #vBrownBag! ┬áJohn Arrasjid (@vcdx001) will be presenting two special #vBrownBag US shows on Tuesday 11/12 and 11/19. ┬áThe regularly scheduled OpenStack show will return after the VCAP[…]

OpenStack LiveBlog – TaskFlow and OpenStack

Note: This is a live blog, I've not spent time editing, formatting, etc TaskFlow answers the “Statemanagement” issue. Workflows w/o state makes recovery an issue. Also reliablility can be an issue. Race conditions Manager <-> API Boundary undefined states Why does state matter? Reliability, consistency Upgrades, or recovering from the upgrades Easy to understand workflows[…]