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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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Python never gives up: the tenacity library

Thursday 02 March 2017 Python Comments

A couple of years ago, I wrote about the Python retrying library. This library was designed to retry the execution of a task when a failure occurred.

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Scalable metrics storage: Gnocchi on Amazon Web Services

Wednesday 22 February 2017 Amazon Web Services, Gnocchi Comments

As I wrote a few weeks ago in my post about Gnocchi 3.1 being released, one of the new feature available in this version it the S3 driver. Today I would like to show you how easy it is to use it and store millions of metrics into the simple, durable and massively scalable object storage provided by Amazon Web Services.

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Sending your collectd metrics to Gnocchi

Thursday 16 February 2017 Gnocchi, collectd, Grafana Comments

Knowing that collectd is a daemon that collects system and applications metrics and that Gnocchi is a scalable timeseries database, it sounds like a good idea to combine them together. Cherry on the cake: you can easily draw charts using Grafana.

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FOSDEM 2017, recap

Monday 06 February 2017 FOSDEM, Gnocchi, Python Comments

Last week-end, I was in Brussels, Belgium for the 2017 edition of the FOSDEM, one of the greatest open source developer conference.

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