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My interview with Cool Python Codes

Thursday 05 October 2017 Python, Books, Gnocchi, VHFFS, OpenStack, Interview Comments

A few days ago, I've recently been contacted by Godson Rapture from Cool Python codes to answer a few questions about what I work on in open source. Godson regularly interview developers and I invite you to check out his website!

Here's a copy of my original interview. Enjoy!

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Gnocchi 4 performances

Monday 11 September 2017 Gnocchi Comments

It has been a long time since I have tested Gnocchi performances. Last time was two years ago, on version 2. The current version for Gnocchi is 4.0, released a couple of months ago. It adds a lot of new features, such as a Redis incoming driver and a new job distribution method.

Many of those features and improvement implemented over the last couple of years were made with performance in mind. It is time to check if this lives up to our expectation.

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Attending PyCon FR 2017

Thursday 31 August 2017 PyConFR, Gnocchi, Python Comments

The French edition of the annual Python conference, PyCon FR, will happen in Toulouse from 21st to 24th September.

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Gnocchi or Prometheus?

Wednesday 30 August 2017 Gnocchi, Prometheus Comments

The realm of time series database keeps expanding those last years. Now and then a new contender appears from the fog. People keep asking me about the difference between Gnocchi and Prometheus. It's time to content them.

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Using Gnocchi with Docker

Thursday 17 August 2017 Docker, Gnocchi Comments

I've recently started to look into Docker to build images ready to be used with Gnocchi in it. I found it would be a great way to distribute a working instance of Gnocchi.

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Easy Python logging with daiquiri

Tuesday 04 July 2017 Python, daiquiri Comments

After more than 10 years of writing Python, there's something I always have been annoyed with: logging.

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Gnocchi 4 is out

Tuesday 13 June 2017 Gnocchi Comments

Finally! Four months ago we pushed the Gnocchi 3.1 release and here we are now, release the 4th major version of that timeseries database.

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Sending GitHub pull-request from your shell

Wednesday 24 May 2017 GitHub, Git Comments

I've always been frustrated by the GitHub workflow. A while back I wrote how Gerrit workflow was superior to GitHub pull-request system. But it seems that GitHub listened and they improved the pull-request system these last years to include reviews, and different workflow implementation, e.g. requiring continuous integration tests to pass before merging a patch.

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OpenStack Summit Boston 2017 recap

Monday 15 May 2017 OpenStack, Gnocchi Comments

The first OpenStack Summit of 2017 was last week, in Boston, MA, USA. I was able to attend as I've been selected to give 3 talks, to help for a hands-on and to animate an on-boarding session. This made sure I was a bit busy every day, which was good.

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Gnocchi independence

Saturday 06 May 2017 Gnocchi, OpenStack Comments

Three years have passed since I started working on Gnocchi. It's amazing to gaze at the path we wandered on.

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