As explained in previous article, I decided to store my photos on Flickr. It isn't written on the paper but's it's a quite cheap cloud solution. And like all object storage, it has a public HTTP API for automate actions. Open source communities purpose a lot of client implementation in many languages ...
After more than one year with $500 of credits at RunAbove, OVH decided to close its beta compute IaaS. I didn't think it was closing soon and already invest a lot in: I hosted my weblog there, implement libcloud compute driver, have a pending pull request for libcloud storage driver and also plan to ...
I really hate Jenkins for several non-objective reasons and it's not a classic hatred, more a life struggle where all episode begin by my signature on an employment contract. Most societies made the effort to open a private Gitlab but ask them to forget Jenkins and move into CI tools into SaaS is clearly unbelievable.
It is ...
Published Sept. 29, 2015 in Cloud - Last update on Sept. 30, 2015.
I recently added RunAbove driver to libcloud codebase and Kami, one of the project owners, asked me why I use the custom RunAbove API instead of the OpenStack one. RunAbove is an OpenStack based cloud and I made the choice to use them API instead of the standard one. It has been accepted in libcloud ...
I work since short time at Outscale, it is a cloud provider using a Amazon like API. Like HP Eucalyptus, Outscale made the choice to copy/paste AWS's API and takes benefits of the most used cloud API with:
- A well known API with many third part tools
- A simple transition between them and AWS ...
Most users uses Libcloud only for make request against a compute service. In fact the library covers several IaaS components:
- Compute service
- Object storage and CDN
- Load balancers
A driver is a Python class which after instanciation will allow you to handle one the service listed above (except authentication).
So, what's a ...
In past I worked for CloudScreener.com as DevOps, I had in my responsabilities clouds benchmark. Computes' performances was mesured against a lot VMs categorized by the current parameters:
- Size or flavor: Number of vCPU, RAM size and root volume size
- Image: Chosen OS
- Location: Datacenter or region
As many public clouds don't use ...
A long time ago before Google launched Google Cloud Platform, I played with App Engine and Django. Despite of the fact you must swith from Django usual tools (Celery or ORM) to Google services like Memcache or Task Queue, I was seduced by their fast deployment system.
A standard Django app is fastly adaptable to ...
In the Docker tsnuami where we are, most cloud company has their own public container offer:
- Google with Container Engine
- Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS)
- Joyent with Triton
- And more and more
Those services are stiil often in Beta or Alpha and for begin a turn around of this Docker compatible offers, I started by ...