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Stein Release Goal Selection

2 minute read

Here’s my attempt to recap the goal selection discussion we had last week at the Forum. Feel free to correct any misstatements and continue the discussion.

OpenStack API with PowerShell

7 minute read

I’ve been playing around with different platforms, and looking at “native” ways on those platforms for working with OpenStack. One thing I’ve been having som...


Cinder Client - absolute-limits

3 minute read

This is the first of what will hopefully be a series of posts covering the CLI commands available in the python-cinderclient package.


OpenStack, Dell SC, and Alerting

6 minute read

I recently had a good discussion about the “errors” reported from Dell SC storage when using OpenStack. I hadn’t really thought much about it before, but thi...

OpenStack Day India 2016

2 minute read

Last week I was able to attend the OpenStack Day India event in Bangalore, July 8-9. A big thank you to my employer, Dell, and NEC Technologies for making it...

Cinder Newton Design Summit Summary

8 minute read

At the Design Summit in Austin, the Cinder team met over three days to go over a variety of topics. This is a general summary of the notes captured from each...



Ignore Changing SSH Keys

1 minute read

In my lab I have a set of virtual machines that are automatically spun up for various tests. This setup is mostly hands off, but occasionally I do need to lo...