Quintessential Ceph

The following is my distillation of how to install Ceph in the most minimal way. This method of installation is NOT the {right, correct, best, …} way to install Ceph. It is what I could discern as the most minimal way to install the smallest set of Ceph components to have …

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Monitorama 2015

This year’s Monitorama was another success for @obfuscurity and the monitoring community. My one line observation of this years event is that the event was “less pragmatic” than last year. I would rate the more abstract qualities of quality, diversity, and my overall desire to attend the same as …

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Vagrant FreeBSD Appliance Box - Part 1

A Vagrant ‘network appliance’ based on FreeBSD.

Author’s note: This posting was rushed in an attempt to capture the knowledge gathered thus far in my learning process. The posting is a bit of a work in progress - expect updates over the next few weeks as the process is refined …
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IPv6 Tunneling over IPv4 Networks

Connecting to the v6 world from afar

It turns out that proposing IPv6 as a “solution” for various networking problems in the Cloud and Container, read ‘Docker’, spaces opens a small Pandora’s Box of questions. This article is the first in a series discussing pragmatic IPv6 issues along side …

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