OpenStack, Containers, and Logging
I've been thinking about logging in the context of OpenStack and containerized service deployments. I'd like to lay out some of my thoughts on this topic and see if people think I am talking crazy or not.
There are effectively three different mechanisms that an application can use to emit …read more
FAA Cannot Require Drone Registration
This is now old news if you're already following the drone industry, but if you're not, I'd like to highlight a recent decision made by the US Court of Appeals regarding the FAA's drone registration requirements.
To place this in context, back in 2015 the FAA established a new set …read more
Making sure your Gerrit changes aren't broken
It's a bit of an embarrassment when you submit a review to Gerrit only to have it fail CI checks immediately because of something as simple as a syntax error or pep8 failure that you should have caught yourself before submitting...but you forgot to run your validations before submitting …read more
Exploring YAQL Expressions
The Newton release of Heat adds support for a yaql intrinsic function, which allows you to evaluate yaql expressions in your Heat templates. Unfortunately, the existing yaql documentation is somewhat limited, and does not offer examples of many of yaql's more advanced features.
I am working on a Fluentd composable …read more