Over the past few months I started to notice occasional issues when cloning repositories (particularly nova) from git.openstack.org. It would fail with something like git clone -vvv git://git.openstack.org/openstack/nova . fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly fatal: early EOF fatal: index-pack failed The problem would occur sporadically during our 3rd party CI runs causing them […]
Turns out I’m not very good at blogging very often. However I thought I would put what I’ve been working on for the last few days here out of interest. For a while the OpenStack Infrastructure team have wanted to move away from storing logs on disk to something more cloudy – namely, swift. I’ve […]
Why is this hipster voting on my code?! Soon you are going to see a new robot barista leaving comments on Nova code reviews. He is obsessed with espresso, that band you haven’t heard of yet, and easing the life of OpenStack operators. Doing a large OpenStack deployment has always been hard when it came […]
After travelling very close to literally the other side of the world I’m in Edinburgh for LinuxCon EU recovering from jetlag and getting ready to attend. I’m very much looking forward to my first LinuxCon, meeting new people and learning lots :-). If you’re around and would like to catch up drop me a comment […]
Zuul is the continuous integration utility used by OpenStack to gate patchsets against tests. It takes care of communicating with gerrit (the code review system) and the test workers – usually Jenkins. You can read more about how the systems tie together on the OpenStack Project Infrastructure page. The nice thing is that zuul doesn’t […]
Welcome to my new blog. You can find my old one here: http://josh.opentechnologysolutions.com/blog/joshua-hesketh I intend on back-porting those posts into this one in due course. For now though I’m going to start posting about my adventures in openstack!