Introduction eNovance‘s software engineering team is releasing the eDeploy project publicly today. A series of articles will describe the project. eDeploy is a new generation tool to manage baremetal deployments and upgrades of Linux based systems. Upgrades have been the main focus with the possibility to rollback upgrades if needed. For those in a hurry wanting to see… Read more →
First off, Red Hat Summit last week in Boston was awesome. The level of excitement around OpenStack and in particular on what Red Hat has been doing upstream and with our soon to be released products was tangible. There were a lot of great sessions at Summit, but I’ve picked a handful here that I think are an excellent primer… Read more →
The lucky winner of the second Nexus 4 phone which we gave away as part of the Red Hat Summit draw at the RDO stand went to Jean-FranÃ§ois Saucier, a systems and security analyst with DJJ Consultants. He went home from the Summit the proud owner of a new phone. Congratulations to Jean-FranÃ§ois! Thanks for your interest in RDO.
Come by the RDO stand in the developer lounge at the Red Hat Summit this week and enter our draw for a chance to win a Nexus 4 phone. We are giving away two Nexus 4s to two lucky attendees. Draws occur at 1:45 pm at the booth. The first Nexus 4 phone has been won by Gerald Nazareth –… Read more →
Next week, the Red Hat Summit will be taking place in Boston. There are lots of OpenStack related activities around the summit, including 20 presentations, a practical lab, and RDO, Red Hat OpenStack and IaaS stands where you can meet developers, get demos and find out what’s going on in the OpenStack world. Ruth Suehle put together a summary of… Read more →
In April, Red Hat released RDO, a distribution of OpenStack Grizzly for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and its derivatives, to make it easier for users of these platforms to get started with OpenStack. Now we’re making it even easier to try out OpenStack on RHEL by making it available on TryStack.org, a publicly accessible cluster where anyone can register and… Read more →
Update (May 30th): This webinar is now available online for your viewing pleasure. learn more about OpenStack, what Red Hat are doing there, and what RDO is (and why you should care) on the Webinar page of redhat.com now. Next Wednesday, May 29th, Keith Basil (Red Hat OpenStack product manager) and myself (Dave Neary, RDO community liaison) will be giving… Read more →
Vagrant is a tool that allows the user to spawn, launch, halt and manage multiple Virtual Machines easily. It has been described as “a Virtualbox CLI on steroids”. Here’s a list of commands that would help any newcomer to Vagrant to be productive quickly. This is not meant to be exhaustive. For (a lot) more, check out the official doc… Read more →
In the case of a private Cloud, we recently had to create specific Nova flavors for one tenant, and didn’t want to expose this flavor to all tenants. First of all, you need to know that by default only the “admin” tenant can manage flavors because of default policy in Nova :
If you want to let… Read more →
We’ve been faced to a challenge to migrate and synchronize two swift clusters in order to provide a customer a way to handle a swift migration easily. For that we have created a project called swiftsync hosted in github: https://github.com/enovance/swiftsync The swiftsync project provides two binaries called : swsync (The synchronizer) swfiller (A swift filler) swfiller is a… Read more →
A new article on the RDO project was published on the Red Hat blog today, covering what is RDO, who it’s for, and how it relates to Red Hat’s OpenStack product. RDO offers a pure community-supported upstream OpenStack experience with the latest stable release (Grizzly) from OpenStack.org, packaged, integrated, and easy to deploy on Red Hat platforms. RDO is also… Read more →
Hi all, We’re having one or two issues with the forum related to an upgrade of Vanilla, which will be sorted out shortly. Apologies for any inconvenience! Thanks, Dave.
At the recent OpenStack Summit in Portland, Oregon there were a number of excellent presentations on technologies we ship in RDO. One of the more exciting ones was this presentation on using Heat to automate application deployment of OpenStack on OpenStack (the TripleO project), by Clint Byrnum from HP. From the talk description: How different are servers from VMs? Do… Read more →
Since launching on April 15th, RDO has garnered a lot of attention – both in press and in blogs and podcasts. Here’s a review of what’s been happening in the RDO world. Podcast: RDO at the OpenStack Summit In Portland during the OpenStack Summit Dave Neary sat down with Richard Morrell of Red hat to record a podcast, covering questions… Read more →
PKI tokens has been implemented in keystone by Adam Young and others and was shipped for the OpenStack grizlly release. It is available since the version 2.0 API of keystone. PKI is a beautiful acronym to Public-key infrastructure which according to wikipedia defines it like this : Public-key cryptography is a cryptographic technique that enables users to securely communicate on… Read more →