Archive | virtualization

27 November 2013 ~ Comments Off

Docker vs Reality , 0 – 1

(aka the opinionated summary of the #devopsdays London November OpenSpace on , Containers and the new flood of Image Sprawl)
There’s a bunch of people out there that think I don’t like docker, they are wrong.
I just never understood the hype about it…

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13 June 2012 ~ Comments Off

Ganeti Tutorial PDF guide

As I mentioned in my previous blog post, trying out Ganeti can be cumbersome and I went out and created a platform for testing it out using Vagrant. Now I have a PDF guide that you can use to walk through some of the basics steps of using Ganeti along …

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13 June 2012 ~ Comments Off

Ganeti Tutorial PDF guide

As I mentioned in my previous blog post, trying out Ganeti can be cumbersome and
I went out and created a platform for testing it out using Vagrant. Now I have a
PDF guide that you can use to walk through some of the basics steps of using
Ganeti along …

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22 May 2012 ~ Comments Off

My PHPNE Talk on Vagrant

I’m not a public speaker. In fact, i’m normally found either sitting at the back behind a sound desk or running round fixing technical problems.
However, Anthony Sterling approached me the week before the May 2012 PHP North East meetup and …

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21 May 2012 ~ Comments Off

Trying out Ganeti with Vagrant

Ganeti is a very powerful tool but often times people have to look for spare hardware to try it out easily. I also wanted to have a way to easily test new features of Ganeti Web Manager (GWM) and Ganeti Instance Image without requiring additional har…

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21 May 2012 ~ Comments Off

Trying out Ganeti with Vagrant

Ganeti is a very powerful tool but often times people have to look for spare
hardware to try it out easily. I also wanted to have a way to easily test new
features of Ganeti Web Manager (GWM) and Ganeti Instance Image without
requiring additional hardw…

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03 May 2011 ~ Comments Off

Rebalancing Ganeti Clusters

One of the best features of Ganeti is its ability to grow linearly by adding new servers easily. We recently purchased a new server to expand our ever growing production cluster and needed to rebalance cluster. Adding and expanding the cluster consiste…

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03 May 2011 ~ Comments Off

Rebalancing Ganeti Clusters

One of the best features of Ganeti is its ability to grow linearly by adding
new servers easily. We recently purchased a new server to expand our ever
growing production cluster and needed to rebalance cluster. Adding and
expanding the cluster consist…

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13 March 2011 ~ Comments Off

Networking with Ganeti

I’ve been asked quite a bit about how I do our network setup with Ganeti. I admit that it did take me a bit to figure out a sane way to do it in Gentoo. Unfortunately (at least in baselayout-1.x) bringing up VLANs with bridge interfaces in Gentoo…

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13 March 2011 ~ Comments Off

Networking with Ganeti

I’ve been asked quite a bit about how I do our network setup with Ganeti. I
admit that it did take me a bit to figure out a sane way to do it in Gentoo.
Unfortunately (at least in baselayout-1.x) bringing up VLANs with bridge
interfaces in Gentoo is ra…

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