Posted by: Colby Dyess | January 24, 2014

Much of the cloud industry's focus has been on the scalable infrastructure that the technology provides. While this feature is a key component of any cloud, it is not the only reason that 2014 is likely to be another good year for cloud computing. TechTarget recently highlighted comments from several cloud industry observers, noting in particular that organizations will likely look more toward cloud-hosted applications.

Cloud consultant David Linthicum told the news source that...

Posted by: Colby Dyess | January 23, 2014

Eucalyptus recently partnered with Dell and made its cloud software available as part of the Dell Technology Partner Program. Eucalyptus solutions are now certified to run on Dell networking, storage and server infrastructure, giving application developers and Web companies greater operational agility via hybrid and private cloud solutions, while decreasing overall IT spend.

Eucalyptus-Dell Partnership Creates New Opportunities for Business Innovation and Efficiency

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Posted by: Garrett Holmstrom | January 20, 2014

When most IPv6-capable computers join a network they attempt to automatically find a router on the network so they can figure out what addresses to use, how to set up routing, and so forth. On BSD systems like my router, the rtadvd(8) program manages the router’s side of this exchange. While rtadvd is rather flexible, its configuration file is frustratingly terse and its documentation assumes the reader has a fair amount of knowledge already.

For IPv4, my network uses DHCP to hand...

Posted by: Harold Spencer, Jr. | January 16, 2014


Nice SSH Connection upgrade work done by Ansible for 1.5

Originally posted on The Ansible Blog:

Ansible features a very finely tuned and efficient SSH implementation that we’ve been working on (believe it or not), on and off, for almost two years.  It can work with passwords, keys, any user account, sudo with no password, sudo passwords (or not), and all sorts of other bits.   It parallelizes very well,...

Posted by: Harold Spencer, Jr. | January 16, 2014


Great blog on the power of using nc-hooks in Eucalyptus

Originally posted on teemuinclouds:

and play around with eucalyptus nc-hooks while we are at it ;)


Do you really really need and want to do custom modifications to your working environment … think twice!

Now that you have through and through thought out the maintenance burden and other facts lets do it :)

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