Learn Complex Skills, From Anywhere: Combining Django, Ansible and OpenStack to teach any tech skill

Posted on Wed 23 January 2019 in presentations • Tagged with Conference, Open edX, OpenStack, Django, Ansible, linux.conf.au

My presentation from linux.conf.au 2019.

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Heat and its Alternatives: Application Deployment in OpenStack

Posted on Thu 27 October 2016 in presentations • Tagged with OpenStack, Heat, Ansible, Juju, Cloudify

From the 2016 OpenStack Summit in Barcelona. A comparison of tools for virtual systems orchestration in OpenStack.

  • Heat
  • Juju
  • Ansible
  • Cloudify

About 45 minutes.

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Containers: Just Because Everyone Else is Doing Them Wrong, Doesn't Mean You Have To

Posted on Sun 21 February 2016 in blog • Tagged with LXC, Containers, Ubuntu, Ansible

The recent CVE-2015-7547 vulnerability in glibc exposed a common antipattern in container management. Here's what you can do to avoid it, and instead adopt a container management pattern that will preserve your sanity and enable you to react to critical issues in minutes.


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