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Tim Bell
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os_type property for Windows images on KVM
The OpenStack images have a long list of properties which can set to describe the image meta data. The full list is described in the documentation . This blog reviews some of these settings for Windows guests running on KVM, in particular for Windows 7 and ...

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Containers on the CERN cloud
We have recently made the Container-Engine-as-a-Service (Magnum) available in production at CERN as part of the CERN IT department services for the LHC experiments and other CERN communities. This gives the OpenStack cloud users Kubernetes, Mesos and Docker...

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Tim Bell commented on a post on Blogger.
IBM have also published a blog on some joint testing at https://developer.ibm.com/opentech/2016/11/16/how-do-containers-scale-on-openstack/

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Tim Bell commented on a post on Blogger.
Ricardo presented the results and further tests at the OpenStack summit https://www.openstack.org/videos/video/toward-10000-containers-on-openstack

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Hyperthreading in the cloud
The cloud at CERN is used for a variety of different purposes from running personal VMs for development/test, bulk throughput computing to analyse the data from the Large Hadron Collider to long running services for the experiments and the organisation. The...

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Resource management at CERN
As part of the recent OpenStack summit in Austin, the Scientific Working group was established looking into how scientific organisations can best make use of OpenStack clouds. During our discussions with more than 70 people ( etherpad ), we concluded on 4 t...

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Deploying the new OpenStack EC2 API project
OpenStack has supported a subset of the EC2 API since the start of the project. This was originally built in to Nova directly. At CERN, we use this for a number of use cases where the experiments are running across both the on-premise and AWS clouds and wou...

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Tim Bell commented on a post on Blogger.
Added problem with ephemeral disks being vfat by default since the configuration option was not set. ext3 was hardcoded previously.
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