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Posted by: Greg DeKoenigsberg | July 21, 2013

Running a private cloud can be like being the victim in a horror movie. You stand up the cloud and everything’s just fine. You get some workloads running. You’re scaling up. You’re scaling down. All is well. And then the spooky music starts, and little things start going wrong — and then suddenly the chairs are spinning in the air and you’re running for your life.

If you’re in Portland for OSCON on Monday night, come on by the Cloud Horror Stories birds-of-a-feather session. We’ll...

Posted by: Greg DeKoenigsberg | July 17, 2013

Simon Wardley is never shy to share a provocative opinion. :)

A summary of his latest missive: OpenStack is already doomed because of their inability, or unwillingness, to produce AWS clones. There’s nothing new in Simon’s position there, but it’s his bluntest statement of opinion yet on OpenStack’s prospects.

I’m not going to presume to agree or disagree with Simon’s prediction — but in his blog post and the ensuing conversation, I saw a few opportunities to clarify how I...

Posted by: Greg DeKoenigsberg | July 17, 2013

Simon Wardley is never shy to share a provocative opinion. :)

A summary of his latest missive: OpenStack is already doomed because of their inability, or unwillingness, to produce AWS clones. There’s nothing new in Simon’s position there, but it’s his bluntest statement of opinion yet on OpenStack’s prospects.

I’m not going to presume to agree or disagree with Simon’s prediction — but in his blog post and the ensuing conversation, I saw a few opportunities to clarify how I...

Posted by: Colby Dyess | July 16, 2013
Recently I forked the Jenkins EC2 plugin to address bugs with its support of Eucalyptus and to demonstrate use of both public and private clouds for continuous integration. This was neither an academic exercise or a chance to use "hybrid cloud" in a sentence;  Eucalyptus users are already running CI across Eucalyptus and AWS.  These users benefit from lowered development costs and greater control / consistency of the dev and test environment. It's the kind of stuff lots of development teams...
Posted by: Kyo Lee | July 10, 2013

Initially, this blog was written to be a technical blog that describes the instructions on how to run Eucalyptus UI Tester (se34euca) on your Mac using Vagrant and Virtual Box. However, writing this blog has made me reiterate the benefits on running or developing applications on a virtual machine.

Background: Automated Tester As An Application (ATAAA)

When...

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