Category: Open Source

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 […]

Open Source | 2012-04-06

Ushering in the OpenStack Essex Release

As some of you may have noticed, the OpenStack community published its latest six-month release, codenamed Essex, this week[1]. As shown in the release notes, there’s a massive amount of […]

Open Source | 2012-02-16

TryStack.org – A Sandbox for OpenStack!

Today, a project that has been a long time in the making is finally coming to fruition. Back last summer, when I was working at Rackspace, Nati Ueno from NTT […]

Git | 2012-01-19

The Science (or Art?) of Commit Messages

There are some things in the world of development that you appreciate much more when you do a lot of code reviews. One of those things is commit messages. At […]

Open Source | 2011-10-02

Essex Design Summit — QA Sessions to Note

There are quite a few folks interested in QA coming to the OpenStack Essex Design Summit next week. I wanted to give you all a heads-up on the sessions that […]

All | 2010-03-14

O’Gara Cloud Computing Article Off Base

Maureen O’Gara, self-described as “the most read technology reporter for the past 20 years”, has written an article about Drizzle at Rackspace for one of Sys-con’s online zines called Cloud […]

Drizzle | 2010-01-06

Describing Drizzle’s Development Process

Yesterday, I was working on a survey that Selena Deckelmann put together for open source databases. She will be presenting the results at Linux.conf.au this month. One of the questions […]