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 →
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 few months ago, I wrote a long post about what I called back then the “Gnocchi experiment“. Time passed and we – me and the rest of the Gnocchi team – continued to work on that project, finalizing it. It’s with a great pleasure that we are going to release our first 1.0 version this month, roughly at the same time that… Read more →
As OpenStack matures as a solution, there is a growing need to effectively deploy OpenStack in a prescriptive manner. To achieve this, numerous deployers have adopted Puppet to be their configuration tool of choice and it has grown to be the most widely used tool when deploying OpenStack. The community effort to automate the deployment of OpenStack using Puppet has… Read more →
Today, eNovance by Red Hat is releasing the first beta version of the Software Factory project. Software Factory is an open source, integrated agile development platform that provides integrated tools for collaborative software development. Greatly inspired by StackForge, the collaborative platform used to manage contributions to OpenStack, Software Factory replicates its OpenStack development process to help organizations deliver high quality… Read more →
With the exhaustion of IPv4 addresses, IPv6 is no longer a choice but is now a necessity, even more so in case of a cloud environment. Neutron includes a sub-team focused on bringing parity between IPv4 and IPv6 features and to enhance IPv6 support in OpenStack. The group currently meets every Tuesday at 15:00 UTC in #openstack-meeting-alt with notes available… Read more →