As an advocate for OpenStack, I am always keen to help give newcomers to the open cloud ecosystem a chance to have a positive learning experience. A great tool for that is the OpenStack Cookbook lab. I’ve been lucky enough to have helped a little along the way as a reviewer for the 2nd edition
If you’re coming out to Interop in Las Vegas, we have some fitness fun to add to your schedule! One of the traditions that I have started at the VMworld event in San Francisco every year for the past 3 years was a daily run. This happened almost by accident as a fun run with
The #vFit daily 5K runs will be on like Donkey Kong, rain or shine at the OpenStack Summit in Austin! What is now a 3 year tradition from VMworld has spanned to multiple events including the OpenStack Summit and Interop. In order to help to get your day started with a little fitness goodness, I
It’s time to begin the planning and coordination of Virtual Design Master Season 4! Yes, it has been a wild ride through seasons 1, 2, and 3, and this one promises to be another adventure for our vDM community, sponsors, and participants. Virtual Design Master Call for Sponsors We are seeking sponsors to help build
There is always a fight for the industry to come up with a “better mouse trap”. Quite often, there is good reason for this. The real question when we try to do something like design a better mouse trap, should be “do we really have a mouse problem?” Here’s my Slack journey. Step 1 –
Because we like the Martha Stewart pre-baked oven version of things, this is the shortcut to running the AWS CLI without having to dirty up your own local environment. Why use a Sandbox? While development entirely using your local machine is handy, there can often be configuration issues, and also conflicts with other development libraries.