Posts with tag Gnocchi

Gnocchi 4.2 release

Tuesday 06 February 2018 Gnocchi Comments

The time of the release arrived. A little more than three months have passed since the latest minor version, 4.1, has been released. There are tons of improvement and a few nice significant features in this release!

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Gnocchi 4.1 is out

Friday 27 October 2017 Gnocchi Comments

We did it again. A bit more of our usual four months were needed to do it, but Gnocchi 4.1 has been released. This is a great news and another big milestone for the project!

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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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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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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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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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Gnocchi 3.1 unleashed

Thursday 02 February 2017 Gnocchi, OpenStack Comments

It's always difficult to know when to release, and we really wanted to do it earlier. But it seems that each week more awesome work was being done in Gnocchi, so we kept delaying it while having no pressure to push it out.

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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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Gnocchi 3.0 release

Monday 03 October 2016 Gnocchi, OpenStack Comments

After a few weeks of hard work with the team, here is the new major version of Gnocchi, stamped 3.0.0. It was very challenging, as we wanted to implement a few big changes in it.

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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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Gnocchi talk at the Paris Monitoring Meetup #6

Last week was the sixth edition of the Paris Monitoring Meetup, where I was invited as a speaker to present and talk about Gnocchi.

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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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Gnocchi 2.1 release

Wednesday 13 April 2016 Gnocchi, OpenStack Comments

A little less than 2 months after our latest major release, here is the new minor version of Gnocchi, stamped 2.1.0. It was a smooth release, but with one major feature implemented by my fellow fantastic developer Mehdi Abaakouk: the ability to create resource types dynamically.

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Gnocchi 2.0 release

Friday 19 February 2016 Gnocchi, OpenStack Comments

A little more than 3 months after our latest minor release, here is the new major version of Gnocchi, stamped 2.0.0. It contains a lot of new and exciting features, and I'd like to talk about some of them to celebrate!

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Timeseries storage and data compression

Monday 15 February 2016 Python, Gnocchi, OpenStack Comments

The first major version of the scalable timeserie database I work on, Gnocchi was a released a few months ago. In this first iteration, it took a rather naive approach to data storage. We had little ideas about if and how our distributed back-ends were going to be heavily used, so we stuck to the code of the first proof-of-concept written a couple of years ago.

Recently we got more feedbacks from our users, ran a few benchmarks. That gave us enough feedback to start investigating in improving our storage strategy.

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Profiling Python using cProfile: a concrete case

Monday 16 November 2015 Python, Gnocchi Comments

Writing programs is fun, but making them fast can be a pain. Python programs are no exception to that, but the basic profiling toolchain is actually not that complicated to use. Here, I would like to show you how you can quickly profile and analyze your Python code to find what part of the code you should optimize.

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Gnocchi 1.3.0 release

Wednesday 04 November 2015 OpenStack, Gnocchi Comments

Finally, Gnocchi 1.3.0 is out. This is our final release, more or less matching the OpenStack 6 months schedule, that concludes the Liberty development cycle.

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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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Visualize your OpenStack cloud: Gnocchi & Grafana

Monday 14 September 2015 OpenStack, Gnocchi, Grafana Comments

We've been hard working with the Gnocchi team these last months to store your metrics, and I guess it's time to show off a bit.

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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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