Here's what RDO enthusiasts were blogging about last week.

Asking Me Questions about Keystone, by Adam Young

As many of you have found out, I am relatively willing to help people out with Keystone related questions. Here are a couple guidelines.

… read more at http://tm3.org/47

Setting up a local caching proxy for Fedora YUM repositories, by Daniel Berrange

For my day-to-day development work I currently have four separate physical servers, one old x86_64 server for file storage, two new x86_64 servers and one new aarch64 server. Even with a fast fibre internet connection, downloading the never ending stream of Fedora RPM updates takes non-negligible time. I also have cause to install distro chroots on a reasonably frequent basis for testing various things related to containers & virtualization, which involves yet more RPM downloads. So I decided it was time to investigate the setup of a local caching proxy for Fedora YUM repositories. I could have figured this out myself, but I fortunately knew that Matthew Booth had already setup exactly the kind of system I wanted, and he shared the necessary config steps that are outlined below.

… read more at http://tm3.org/48

Why cloud-native depends on modernization by Gordon Haff

This is the fourth in a series of posts that delves deeper into the questions that IDC’s Mary Johnston Turner and Gary Chen considered in a recent IDC Analyst Connection. The fourth question asked: What about existing conventional applications and infrastructure? Is it worth the time and effort to continue to modernize and upgrade conventional systems?

… read more at http://tm3.org/49

HA for Tripleo, by Adam Young

Juan Antonio Osorio Robles was instrumental in me getting Tripelo up and running. He sent me the following response, which he’s graciously allowed me to share with you.

… read more at http://tm3.org/4a

New Neutron testing guidelines!, by Addaf Muller

Yesterday we merged https://review.openstack.org/#/c/245984/ which adds content to the Neutron testing guidelines:

… read more at http://tm3.org/4b

Rippowam, by Adam Young

Ossipee started off as OS-IPA. As it morphed into a tool for building development clusters,I realized it was more useful to split the building of the cluster from the Install and configuration of the application on that cluster. To install IPA and OpenStack, and integrate them together, we now use an ansible-playbook called Rippowam.

… read more at http://tm3.org/4c

**In-use Volume Backups in Cinder ** by Gorka Eguileor

Prior to the Liberty release of OpenStack, Cinder backup functionality was limited to available volumes; but in the latest L release, the possibility to create backups of in-use volumes was added, so let’s have a look into how this is done inside Cinder.

… read more at http://tm3.org/4d