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Month: May 2015

Why the OpenStack Summit is Valuable for Me

The Liberty Summit going on this week in Vancouver is my third consecutive OpenStack Summit.  After working with OpenStack for almost two years, I no longer feel like a noob when I’m in the company of everyone else at the Summit. As things are winding down here (most of the operators sessions wrapped up yesterday),

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Highlights from OpenStack Liberty Summit, Vancouver

My tally of favorite talks during the OpenStack Liberty Summit. Thursday By Thursday, you can start to feel the Summit winding down.  For the most part all the operators stuff is done, and many of the remaining time slots are project work sessions.  However, there are still some highlights from the general conference tracks. A

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Installing grub2 on GPT Disks after el6 to el7 Upgrade

Servers that were upgraded from CentOS 6 to CentOS 7 (or RedHat or other derivative) end up with an inconsistent boot loader configuration.  While the grub2 package is actually installed during the CentOS 7 upgrade, it is not actually installed to the MBR/boot sector of the disk. This causes issues later on, because sometimes new

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NeCTAR Patches to Enable Host Aggregates and Availability Zones with Nova Cells

Since moving to nova-cells a few months back, we really wanted to still utilize host aggregates and availability zones. Fortunately, we were able to piggyback off work NeCTAR had done to implement this functionality.  Here’s a list of patches we pulled in, and they’ve been working well. nova-api server read cell state from DB:  https://github.com/NeCTAR-RC/nova/commit/6fe7057fb4957485d3bac06579ddc38c93458064

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