Tag Archives: cloud

Automated OpenStack Deployments with Foreman and Puppet

Demo of a large, 70 node bare-metal deployment  we did at the Red Hat Summit in April 2014 showcasing an OpenStack Havana deployment via Puppet and Foreman.  There are other tools for this now like StayPuft or most recently RDO-Manager … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Create OpenStack Users the Easy Way

When you’ve created more than one OpenStack user via the CLI or Horizon dashboard it gets old really quick.  It’s a good idea to automate it or use a tool to do the job for you.

Posted in open source, sysadmin | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Secure Cloud Data Backups using Python, Tar and GPG

The Cloud (aka another dude’s computer) is a great place to backup your data, files and make your life easier and your technical resources more accessible.  It can also be extremely dangerous if you don’t take steps to protect your … Continue reading

Posted in open source, sysadmin | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment