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OpenStack Ceilometer Havana-2 milestone released

Saturday 27 July 2013 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

Last week, the second milestone of the Havana development branch of Ceilometer has been released and is now available for testing and download. This means the first half of the OpenStack Havana development has passed!

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OpenStack meets Lisp: cl-openstack-client

Thursday 04 July 2013 Common Lisp, Lisp, OpenStack Comments

A month ago, a mail hit the OpenStack mailing list entitled "The OpenStack Community Welcomes Developers in All Programming Languages". You may know that OpenStack is essentially built using Python, and therefore it is the reference language for the client libraries implementations. As a Lisp and OpenStack practitioner, I used this excuse to build a challenge for myself: let's prove this point by bringing Lisp into OpenStack!

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OpenStack Ceilometer Havana-1 milestone released

Friday 31 May 2013 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

Yesterday, the first milestone of the Havana development branch of Ceilometer has been released and is now available for testing and download. This means the first quarter of the OpenStack Havana development has passed!

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Rant about Github pull-request workflow implementation

Friday 10 May 2013 GitHub, OpenStack, Gerrit Comments

One of my recent innocent tweet about Gerrit vs Github triggered much more reponses and debate that I expected it to. I realize that it might be worth explaining a bit what I meant, in a text longer than 140 characters.

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OpenStack Design Summit Havana, from a Ceilometer point of view

Thursday 25 April 2013 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

Last week was the OpenStack Design Summit in Portland, OR where we, developers, discussed and designed the new OpenStack release (Havana) coming up.

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Hy, Lisp in Python

Wednesday 03 April 2013 Python, Hy, Lisp Comments

I've meant to look at Hy since Paul Tagliamonte started to talk to me about it, but never took a chance until now. Yesterday, Paul indicated it was a good time for me to start looking at it, so I spent a few hours playing.

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Announcing Climate, the OpenStack capacity leasing project

Monday 25 March 2013 OpenStack, Climate Comments

While working on the XLcloud project (HPC on cloud) it appeared clear to us that OpenStack was missing a critical component towards resource reservations.

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Ceilometer bug squash day #2

Monday 04 March 2013 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

The Ceilometer team is pleased to announce that tomorrow Tuesday 5th March 2013 will be the second bug squash day for Ceilometer.

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OpenStack Ceilometer and Heat projects graduated

Wednesday 27 February 2013 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

The OpenStack Technical Committee have voted these last weeks about graduation of Heat and Ceilometer, to change their status from incubation to integrated.

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Cloud tools for Debian

Wednesday 13 February 2013 Debian, Ubuntu, OpenStack Comments

Recently, I've worked on the cloud utilities that are provided as standard in Ubuntu, and I ported them to Debian. Let's see how that brings Debian to the cloud!

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