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OpenStack Summit LiveBlog – Swift Disk design session

Note: Live blog, blah blah, formatting, blah Disintermediated Hardware, that is, remove the middle layers between the application and the disk. Optimize the disk for object storage. “Why did you go down this particular path?” – Other approaches got us only part way. Let me ask you, “Why does swift use filesystems?” The world has
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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
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#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
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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
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