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 […]

All | 2012-03-30

OpenStack L.A. Meetup – The TryStack Slides

Had a blast with the gang from Dreamhost last night at the inaugural OpenStack Meetup in Los Angeles. Thanks to all who attended and asked some great questions 🙂 Here […]

openstack | 2012-03-26

Testing Essex RC1 with Devstack and Tempest

This past week, the first release candidates of a number of OpenStack projects was released. From this point until the OpenStack Design Summit, we are pretty much focused on testing […]

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 […]

openstack | 2012-01-23

Looking for a Few Good Engineers

Do you know Python? Do you get a thrill breaking other people’s code? Do you have experience with Chef, Puppet, Cobbler, Orchestra, or Jenkins? Have you ever deployed or worked […]

openstack | 2012-01-20

Diagnose and fix PEP8 issues during code review

I figured I’d write a quick post about how to deal with “pep8 issues” that come up during code reviews on OpenStack core projects. These issues come up often for […]

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 […]