Author: jaypipes

Jay is a Principal Technical Architect at Mirantis. He works to develop core and ecosystem projects in the OpenStack cloud computing platform community. Before Mirantis, he worked at AT&T, focusing on OpenStack development and operations. Previously, he was a Director of Engineering in HP's Open Source Cloud Services team, a development manager and software engineer at Rackspace Cloud, a software engineer at Sun Microsystems and the North American Community Relations Manager at MySQL. Co-author of Pro MySQL (Apress, 2005), Jay has also written articles for Linux Magazine and regularly assists developers in identifying how to make the most effective use of MySQL and other software. He has given sessions on performance tuning at the MySQL Users Conference, RedHat Summit, NY PHP Conference, ZendCon, php-tek, OSCON, and Ohio LinuxFest, amongst others. He lives in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife, Julie, and his beloved dogs.

All | 2018-08-10

Project Mulligan’s Architecture

This is the second and final part of series describing Project Mulligan, the OpenStack Redo. If you missed the first part go read it. It is about changes I’d make […]

All | 2018-08-10

Project Mulligan – OpenStack Redo

Jess Frazelle’s tweet recently got me thinking. 1 What if I could go back and undo basically the last eight years and remake OpenStack (whatever “OpenStack” has come to entail)? […]

Hardware | 2018-06-21

How to reset CMOS on Gigabyte BRIX

Or, how to break the ultra-fast boot prison The Gigabyte BRIX is a nice little Intel NUC-like tiny form-factor piece of hardware. The one I have is a little bit […]

All | 2014-09-30

So, What is the Core of OpenStack?

In a conversation on Twitter, Lydia Leong stated something that I’ve heard from a number of industry folks and OpenStack insiders alike: The core needs to be small, rock-solid stable, […]

Community | 2014-09-26

Answering the existential question in OpenStack

There have been a slew of threads on the OpenStack Developer mailing list in the last few months that touch on overall governance and community issues. Thierry Carrez’s “the future […]

Articles | 2014-01-23

Understanding the OpenStack CI System

This post describes in detail the upstream OpenStack continuous integration platform. In the process, I’ll be describing the code flow in the upstream system — from the time the contributor […]

All | 2013-06-10

Pushing revisions to a Gerrit code review

Martin Stoyanov recently asked an excellent question about the proper way to push revisions to a changeset in Gerrit. This is a very common question that folks new to Gerrit […]