Under the hood of Swift: the Ring

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This is the first post in series that summarizes our analysis of Swift architecture. We’ve tried to highlight some points that are not clear enough in the official documentation. Our primary base was an in-depth look into the source code. The following material applies to version 1.4.6 of Swift. The Ring is the vital part… Read more »

OpenStack Jenkins dashboard available for testing Ubuntu snapshots

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The keener eyed of you may have noticed: https://jenkins.qa.ubuntu.com/view/Precise%20OpenStack%20Testing/ James Page has setup the jobs in the Ubuntu OpenStack QA Lab to start publishing to the public Jenkins QA instance this morning. We now have automated build testing of all core OpenStack components triggered from upstream trunk commits. This is followed by automated deployment (-deploy)… Read more »

OpenStack Birthday Videos (continued)

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More participating companies celebrating OpenStack’s first birthday. MemSet 1 Year Birthday OSCON from OpenStack on Vimeo. Cybera OpenStack 1 Year Birthday from OpenStack on Vimeo. Zadara Storage Happy Birthday to OpenStack at OSCON from OpenStack on Vimeo.

OpenStack Day in London Recap

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On Wednesday we held an OpenStack Day in London — the first for our community in Europe.  It’s very obvious we should have done this much sooner.  We never know how many people to expect at these events, and had planned for 125 or so.  In the end, about 350 people attended.  The catering held… Read more »

OpenStack Conference and Design Summit – Day 4 Recap

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I am on my way home from San Jose writing this final event recap blog in the clouds… Thanks again to approximately 480 enthusiastic OpenStack community members for an amazing 4 days of interactive and productive sessions, meetings, and demonstrations. The community continues to accelerate forward at a rapid pace in a highly collaborative environment… Read more »

Dedicated Doc Day

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Rather than having a doc sprint session at the upcoming Summit, I’ve decided to do a push for docs for Cactus with a single two dedicated doc days this Wednesday, April 6th, and Wednesday, April 13th. I’d like to get us all on the same page with this post. (Ha, page.) I track my doc… Read more »