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New Whitepaper: Gain Total Control Over Oracle License Costs

Posted on Mon 23, by mokumI am very pleased to announce my latest Oracle whitepaper, Gain Total Control Over Oracle License Costs
When it comes to

Roddy Rodstein - Mokum Solutions

Roddy Rodstein.
Roddy is one of the most respected Oracle Cloud Computing experts, having designed and managed many of the world’s largest and most complex Oracle clouds. Before establishing Mokum in March 2011, Roddy spent three years at Oracle on the Oracle VM and Oracle Linux team designing and supporting Oracle's largest and most complex customer environments.

Introducing the Oracle VM Labs

Posted on Mon 23, by mokumGreetings,
I am very pleased to announce our latest Oracle Cloud resource, the Oracle VM Labs. We are

The Docker exploit and the security of containers

We normally only cover news and information directly related to Xen in this channel, but we thought it might be useful to briefly expand our scope a bit to mention the recent discussion about the Docker security exploit.

What’s the news?

Well to begin with, a few weeks ago Docker 1.0 was released, just in time for DockerCon.

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RDO IceHouse Setup Two Node (Controller+Compute) Neutron ML2&OVS&VLAN Cluster on Fedora 20

Two KVMs have been created , each one having 2 virtual NICs (eth0,eth1) for Controller && Compute Nodes setup. Before running `packstack –answer-file= TwoNodeML2&OVS&VLAN.txt` SELINUX set to permissive on both nodes. Both eth1’s assigned IPs from VLAN Libvirts subnet before installation and set to promiscuous mode (, ). Packstack bind to public IP – eth0 , Compute Node

How to fix yum [Errno -1] Metadata file does not match checksum

I recently upgraded my local yum repository server to RHEL6. After upgrading I noticed the below error when my el5 clients would attempting to install packages from the local repo with yum. [Errno -1] Metadata file does not match checksum Trying other mirror As it turns out the default checksum type was changed when upgrading […]

Release management: Risk, intuition, and freeze exceptions

I’ve been release coordinator for Xen’s 4.3 and 4.4 releases. For the 4.5 release, I’ve handed this role off to Konrad Wilk, from Oracle. In this blog, I try to capture some of my thoughts and experience about one aspect of release management: deciding what patches to accept during a freeze.

I have three goals when doing release management:

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