What is Zuul Zuul is a software developed by the OpenStack community. It was developed as an efficient gated commit system, allowing projects to merge patches only after they pass a series of tests. It reduces the probability of breaking the master branch, for instance when unit tests or functional tests no longer pass on the tip of master. It… Read more →
This post is originally published on Emilien Macchi’s blog. During the last OpenStack Summit, I had the pleasure to participate to the Infra sessions and we agreed at how to make functional testing for both Puppet OpenStack and Puppet Infra modules, which is a real proof of collaboration between both groups. However, I met some people still wondering how to… Read more →
I’d like to share a few highlights regarding Swift during last weeks OpenStack Summit in Vancouver. From my experience it was the best summit so far – for Swift as well as overall. Swift usage There were several companies that published their Swift cluster size, with Rackspace still leading with more than a hundred PB. Many more companies run Swift… Read more →
This is a summary of the latest OpenStack design summit for the Vulnerability Management Team (VMT). The team’s goal is to coordinate the progressive disclosure of vulnerability in OpenStack, the complete process is explained here: vmt-process. This team writes OpenStack Security Advisories (OSSA). A look back at previous releases Key numbers Date Release Bug reports OSSAs Oct 17 2013 Havana… Read more →
Our Vancouver week just ended and I think it was a very productive Summit for the Puppet OpenStack folks. This blog post summarizes what we did this week, and what we plan for the next release.
A while ago, I had made a quick article/demo of how to use Ceilometer instead of the built-in emulated Amazon CloudWatch resources of Heat. To extend on the previous post, when you create a stack, instances of the stack generated notifications that were received by Ceilometer and converted into samples to be written to a database; usually MongoDB. On the… Read more →
Tsung is a multi-protocol distributed load testing tool released under the GPLv2 license. In this article, we will see how we can create a scenario that triggers the download of a file from a Swift container using the S3 API. In fact, we are using Swift3, a compatibility layer that implements the S3 API on top of OpenStack Swift. To… Read more →