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Writing a Gnocchi storage driver for ceph

Writing a Gnocchi storage driver for ceph

As presented by Julien Danjou, Gnocchi is designed to store metric metadata into an indexer (usually a SQL database) and store the metric measurements into another backend. The default backend creates timeseries using Carbonara (a pandas based library) and stores them into Swift. The storage Gnocchi backend is pluggable, and not all deployments install Swift, so I have decided to… Read more →

Distributed group management and locking in Python with tooz

With OpenStack embracing the Tooz library more and more over the past year, I think it’s a good start to write a bit about it. A bit of history A little more than year ago, with my colleague Yassine Lamgarchal and others at eNovance, we investigated on how to solve a problem often encountered inside OpenStack: synchronization of multiple distributed… Read more →

OpenStack Ceilometer and the Gnocchi experiment

OpenStack Ceilometer and the Gnocchi experiment

A little more than 2 years ago, the Ceilometer project was launched inside the OpenStack ecosystem. Its main objective was to measure OpenStack cloud platforms in order to provide data and mechanisms for functionalities such as billing, alarming or capacity planning. In this article, I would like to relate what I’ve been doing with other Ceilometer developers in the last… Read more →

eNovance talks at next OpenStack Summit Paris

Next November in Paris, the OpenStack community is going to design our future Kilo release. Together, developers, users and companies are building and sharing thoughts about ‘How OpenStack is going to be most scalable – the most efficient – the most Open Source Cloud that ever existed ? eNovance is proud to be part of this community project and to be… Read more →