Posts with tag Ceilometer

Attending OpenStack Summit Ocata

For the last time in 2016, I flew out to the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, where I had the chance to meet (again) a lot of my fellow OpenStack contributors there.

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From decimal to timestamp with MySQL

When working with timestamps, one question that often arises is the precision of those timestamps. Most software is good enough with a precision up to the second, and that's easy. But in some cases, like working on metering, a finer precision is required.

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A retrospective of the OpenStack Telemetry project Newton cycle

Monday 05 September 2016 OpenStack, Ceilometer, Gnocchi, Aodh Comments

A few weeks ago, I recorded an interview with Krishnan Raghuram about what was discussed for this development cycle for OpenStack Telemetry at the Austin summit.

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OpenStack Summit Newton from a Telemetry point of view

It's again that time of the year, where we all fly out to a different country to chat about OpenStack and what we'll do during the next 6 months. This time, it was in Austin, TX and we chatted about the new Newton release that will be out in October.

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OpenStack Summit Mitaka from a Telemetry point of view

Last week I was in Tokyo, Japan for the OpenStack Summit, discussing the new Mitaka version that will be released in 6 months.

I've attended the summit mainly to discuss and follow-up new developments on Ceilometer, Gnocchi, Aodh and Oslo. It has been a pretty good week and we were able to discuss and plan a few interesting things. Below are what I found remarkable during this summit concerning those projects.

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Benchmarking Gnocchi for fun & profit

Tuesday 13 October 2015 OpenStack, Gnocchi, Ceilometer Comments

We got pretty good feedback on Gnocchi so far, even if we only had little. Recently, in order to have a better feeling of where we were at, we wanted to know how fast (or slow) Gnocchi was.

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Gnocchi talk at OpenStack Paris Meetup #16

Monday 05 October 2015 OpenStack, Ceilometer, Gnocchi, Meetup Comments

Last week, I've been invited to the OpenStack Paris meetup #16, whose subject was about metrics in OpenStack. Last time I spoke at this meetup was back in 2012, during the OpenStack Paris meetup #2. A very long time ago!

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Ceilometer, Gnocchi & Aodh: Liberty progress

Tuesday 04 August 2015 OpenStack, Aodh, Gnocchi, Ceilometer Comments

It's been a while since I talked about Ceilometer and its companions, so I thought I'd go ahead and write a bit about what's going on this side of OpenStack. I'm not going to cover new features and fancy stuff today, but rather a shallow overview of the new project processes we initiated.

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OpenStack Summit Liberty from a Ceilometer & Gnocchi point of view

Tuesday 26 May 2015 OpenStack, Ceilometer, Gnocchi Comments

Last week I was in Vancouver, BC for the OpenStack Summit, discussing the new Liberty version that will be released in 6 months.

I've attended the summit mainly to discuss and follow-up new developments on Ceilometer, Gnocchi and Oslo. It has been a pretty good week and we were able to discuss and plan a few interesting things.

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Gnocchi 1.0: storing metrics and resources at scale

Tuesday 21 April 2015 OpenStack, Ceilometer, Gnocchi Comments

A few months ago, I wrote a long post about what I called back then the "Gnocchi experiment". Time passed and we – me and the rest of the Gnocchi team – continued to work on that project, finalizing it.

It's with a great pleasure that we are going to release our first 1.0 version this month, roughly at the same time that the integrated OpenStack projects release their Kilo milestone. The first release candidate numbered 1.0.0rc1 has been released this morning!

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OpenStack Ceilometer and the Gnocchi experiment

Monday 18 August 2014 OpenStack, Ceilometer, Gnocchi Comments

A little more than 2 years ago, the Ceilometer project was launched inside the OpenStack ecosystem. Its main objective was to measure OpenStack cloud platforms in order to provide data and mechanisms for functionalities such as billing, alarming or capacity planning.

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OpenStack Design Summit Juno, from a Ceilometer point of view

Friday 30 May 2014 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

Last week was the OpenStack Design Summit in Atlanta, GA where we, developers, discussed and designed the new OpenStack release (Juno) coming up. I've been there mainly to discuss Ceilometer upcoming developments.

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OpenStack Ceilometer Icehouse-2 milestone released

Friday 24 January 2014 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

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

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Databases integration testing strategies with Python

Monday 06 January 2014 Python, Ceilometer, OpenStack Comments

The Ceilometer project supports various database backend that can be used as storage. Among them are MongoDB, SQLite MySQL, PostgreSQL, HBase, DB2… All Ceilometer's code is unit tested, but when dealing with external storage services, one cannot be sure that the code is really working. You could be inserting data with an incorrect SQL statement, or in the wrong table. Only having the real database storage running and being used can tell you that.

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OpenStack Design Summit Icehouse, from a Ceilometer point of view

Wednesday 13 November 2013 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

Last week was the OpenStack Design Summit Icehouse in Hong-Kong where we, OpenStack developers, discussed and designed the new OpenStack release (Icehouse) that is coming up.

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OpenStack Ceilometer Havana-3 milestone released

Tuesday 10 September 2013 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

Last week, the third and last milestone of the Havana development branch of Ceilometer has been released and is now available for testing and download. This means the end of the OpenStack Havana development time is coming, and that the features are now frozen.

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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 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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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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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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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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OpenStack France meetup #2

Tuesday 06 November 2012 OpenStack, Ceilometer, Meetup Comments

I was at the OpenStack France meetup 2 yesterday evening.

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Inside Synaps, a CloudWatch-like implementation for OpenStack

Monday 22 October 2012 OpenStack, Ceilometer, Heat, Synaps Comments

A few days ago, Samsung released the source code of Synaps, an implementation of the Amazon Web Service CloudWatch API for OpenStack.

Being a developer on the Ceilometer project, I've been curious to look on this project and how it could overlap with Ceilometer or other projects like Heat.

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Ceilometer 0.1 released

Friday 12 October 2012 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

After 6 months of development, we are proud to release the first release of Ceilometer, the OpenStack Metering project. Ceilometer. This is a first and amazing milestone for us: we follow all other projects by releasing a version for Folsom!

Using Ceilometer, you should now be able to meter your OpenStack cloud and retrieve its usage to build statistics or bill your customer!

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Ceilometer, the OpenStack metering project

Friday 27 July 2012 OpenStack, Ceilometer Comments

For the last months, I've been working on a metering project for OpenStack, so it's time to talk a bit about it.

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