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The “Welcome to Interconnect” keynote kicked off the first day of IBM Interconnect 2017.
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It all started shortly after I joined Rackspace in December of 2006.
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NOTE: The opinions shared in this post are mine alone and are not related to my employer in any way.
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IBM Interconnect 2017 is coming up next month in Las Vegas.
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My OpenStack cloud depends on Ubuntu, and the latest release of OpenStack-Ansible (what I use to deploy OpenStack) requires Ubuntu 16.
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My new ThinkPad arrived this week and it is working well!
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All systems running systemd come with a powerful tool for reviewing the system journal: journalctl.
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When I came back from the holiday break, I found that the openstack-ansible-security role wasn’t passing tests any longer.
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I was in Barcelona last week for two big events: the OpenStack Summit and the OpenPOWER Summit.
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Thanks to everyone who attended my talk at the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona!
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There are lots of efforts underway to get students (young and old) to learn to write code.
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Welcome to the fourth post in the series of What’s Happening in OpenStack-Ansible (WHOA) posts that I’m assembling each month.
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IBM Edge 2016 is almost over and I’ve learned a lot about Power 8 this week.
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Day two of IBM Edge 2016 is all done, and the focus has shifted to the individual.
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I am here in Las Vegas for IBM Edge 2016 to learn about the latest developments in POWER, machine learning, and OpenStack.
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IBM Edge 2016 starts next week in Las Vegas with an emphasis on changing how we think about technology.
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I’ve recently updated this blog and icanhazip.
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Welcome to the third post in the series of What’s Happening in OpenStack-Ansible (WHOA) posts that I’m assembling each month.
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OpenStack’s compute service, nova, manages all of the virtual machines within a OpenStack cloud.
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I ran into an interesting problem recently in my production OpenStack deployment that runs the Mitaka release.
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The OpenStack Zuul system has gone through some big changes recently, and one of those changes is around how you monitor a running CI job.
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This post is the second installment in the series of What’s Happening in OpenStack-Ansible (WHOA) posts that I’m assembling each month.
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If you want to learn more about load balancers and security hardening in OpenStack clouds, join me on Thursday for the Rackspace Office Hours podcast1!
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Most of the recent Fedora upgrades have been quite smooth.
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The 2016 Red Hat Summit is underway in San Francisco this week and I delivered a talk with Robyn Bergeron earlier today.
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The Red Hat Summit starts this week in San Francisco, and a few folks asked me about the sessions that they shouldn’t miss.
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With the upcoming Red Hat Summit 2016 in San Francisco almost upon us, I decided to update the old SELinux shirts with two new designs:
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The world of OpenStack moves quickly.
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Lots of work has gone into the openstack-ansible-security Ansible role since I delivered a talk about it last month at the OpenStack Summit in Austin.
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Although there are a few weeks remaining before Fedora 24 is released, you can test out the Fedora 24 Beta release today!
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NOTE: This post is a work in progress.
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When you’re ready to commit code in an OpenStack project, your patch will eventually land in a Gerrit queue for review.
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I’ve gone on some mini-rants in other posts about starting daemons immediately after they’re installed in Ubuntu and Debian.
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Authenticating to a wired or wireless network using 802.
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Today is the second day of the OpenStack Summit in Austin and I offered up a talk on host security hardening in OpenStack clouds.
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Back in 2011, I decided to try out a new method for hosting my websites and other applications: colocation.
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OpenStack comes home to Austin on Monday for the OpenStack Summit!
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When I started Thunderbird today, it opened three windows.
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On most IPv6-enabled networks, network addresses are distributed via stateless address autoconfiguration (SLAAC).
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Let’s Encrypt has taken the world by storm by providing free SSL certificates that can be renewed via automated methods.
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UPDATE: The fixed version of mutter is now in the Fedora updates repository.
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After getting a bit overzealous with cleaning up bookmarks in Chrome, I discovered that I deleted a helpful Gerrit filter for OpenStack reviews.
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I’m always interested to talk to college students about technology and business in general.
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I’m a big fan of the pyenv project because it makes installing multiple python versions a simple process.
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Although I use GNOME 3 as my desktop environment, I prefer KDE’s kwallet service to gnome-keyring for some functions.
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Updating Dell PowerEdge firmware from Linux is quite easy, but it isn’t documented very well.
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Working with open source software is an amazing experience.
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Thanks to all of the contributors that helped make a new release of supernova possible!
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I’ve been a big fan of Thunderbird for years, but it lacks features in some critical areas.