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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Going to FOSDEM 2013

Tuesday 29 January 2013 FOSDEM, OpenStack Comments

For the first time, I'll be at FOSDEM 2013 in Brussels on Sunday 2nd February 2013.

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Extending Swift with middleware: example with ClamAV

Tuesday 22 January 2013 Swift, ClamAV, OpenStack Comments

In this article, I'm going to explain you how you can extend Swift, the OpenStack Object Storage project, so it performs extra action on files at upload or at download time.

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Overriding cl-json object encoding

CL-JSON provides an encoder for Lisp data structures and objects to JSON format. Unfortunately, in some case, its default encoding mechanism for CLOS objects isn't exactly doing the right thing. I'll show you how Common Lisp makes it easy to change that.

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Integrating cl-irc and cl-async

Friday 04 January 2013 Common Lisp, Lisp, IRC, cl-irc, cl-async Comments

Recently, I've started programming in Common Lisp.

My idea here is to use cl-irc, an IRC library into an event loop. This can be really useful, for example to trigger action based on time, using timers.

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Ceilometer bug squash day #1

Monday 24 December 2012 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

In order to start the year in a good mood, what's the best than squashing some bugs on OpenStack?

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Logitech Unifying devices support in UPower

Friday 16 November 2012 Logitech, UPower, Freedesktop Comments

A few months ago, I wrote about my reverse engineering attempt to Logitech Unifying devices. Back then, I concluded my post with big hopes on the future after receiving a document with some part of the specification of the HID++ 2.0 from Logitech.

A couple of weeks ago, some of my summer work has been merged to UPower, adding battery support for some Logitech devices.

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