Another year, another off-shores OpenStack Summit

Last year, I posted about how busy we were around OpenStack Summit Paris and even after 365 days, we’re still keeping busy.  While one blog post isn’t enough space to cover everything we’ve been doing, I thought it would be nice to at least highlight some of the key projects.  So let’s begin! Akanda, the startup we spun […]

One-click-installs vs true “as a service”

I’ve been pondering the real user-perspective difference between one-click-installs (OCI) to bring a service online versus true “as a service” (XaaS) type models.  My current thinking is that the goal for all of these XaaS offerings is that the user needn’t bother going through the sometimes tedious installation process and to remove other management overhead.  Most of […]

Portable Git Hooks

My professional experience has given me opportunities to play with git hooks.  Possibly the most vetted is the hooks I created for puppet.  I’ve been most recently living in a less puppet-centric and more python-centric world.  The projects I’ve been contributing to and maintaining are mostly python, but have a fair bit of non-python in them as […]