Monthly: August 2013


Public response to SkyNet getting an API

Metafor Software have spoken out about how there service is intended for good, and designed for humans to trust and use. In fact you can read their response here: Metafor Software has concerns over SkyNet. Metafor Software: A company with human interests at heart. They will insure no anomalies escape notice, that could eventually lead […]

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Apache CloudStack 4.2 on the horizon

So some good news is that the much anticipated 4.2 release of Apache CloudStack is undergoing release hardening and should be ready soon. Apache CloudStack Release Status. Among several notable features, we are going to be getting the enhanced RBD support for CloudStack. Which means a lot more Ceph deploys as primary storage on CloudStack. […]

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SkyNet gets an API!

Yup, not only have I been finding ways of controlling the higher functions of robots through a clustered management system housed on the cloud, I have also taken it upon my self to give it an API. Next up, the ‘Kill All Humans’ subroutine… How it got started: So the truth behind this system and […]

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Networking and the Cloud

For anyone looking to venture into cloud network design, I figured I would post the design for one of our CloudStack pod switching clusters. This is a great start for redundant switching builds, and a decent reference for how the various networks interact i a physical capacity. As always: RED == Public WAN traffic BLUE […]

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