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SmartDataCenter and Manta are now open source

Today we are announcing that we are open sourcing the two systems at the heart of our business: SmartDataCenter and the Manta object storage platform. SmartDataCenter is the container-based orchestration software that runs the Joyent public cloud; we have used it for the better half of a decade to run on-the-metal OS containers — securely and at scale.

Google launches Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA); showcases Hindi voice search

Google has announced the creation of Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA), in partnership with leading Indian technology and content companies, to promote the growth of of Indic-language content on the Internet.Network 18 is

RDO Juno Set up Two Real Node (Controller+Compute) Gluster 3.5.2 Cluster ML2&OVS&VXLAN on CentOS 7

Post bellow follows up however answer file provided here allows in single run create Controller && Compute Node.Based oh RDO Juno release as of 10/27/2014 it doesn’t require creating OVS bridge br-ex and OVS port enp2s0 on Compute Node. It also doesn’t install nova-compute service on Controller.

NetApp LUN Serial and SCSI Word 83

I was wandering for a long while about the connection between NetApp’s LUN Serial and the identifier the host sees, aka “Word 83″. There was an obvious connection, but I figured it out only today.
The LUN Serial is an ASCII representation of the hexadecimal Word 83, or, to be exact, the last 22 hex characters of it.
lun serial /vol/volume/qtree/lun
Serial#:  7S1PW?Bym7B
When querying the multipath device represented there, we get:

Clone corrupted disk in XenServer

Following some unknown problems, I had recently several XenServer machines (different clusters, different sites and customers, and even different versions) with a VDI-END-of-File issues. It means that while you can start the VM correctly, perform XenMotion to another server you are unable to do any storage-migration task – neither Storage XenMotion, nor VDI copy or VM-move commands. In some cases, snapshots taken from the “ill” disks were misbehaving just the same. This is rather frustrating, because the way to solve it is by cloning the disk into a new one, and your hands are bound.

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