OpenStack - Fast-forward upgrades - Report

http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2017-September/122347.html My thanks again to everyone who attended and contributed to the skip-level upgrades track over the first two days of last weeks PTG. I’ve included a short summary of our discussions below with a list of agreed actions for Queens at the end. tl;dr s/skip-level/fast-forward/g https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/queens-PTG-skip-level-upgrades Monday Busy morning in the skip-level upgrades room! #OpenStackPTG #BOFF pic.twitter.com/AzPiBnn3Te — Lee Yarwood (@lyarwood_) September 11, 2017 During our first session we briefly discussed the history of the skip-level upgrades effort within the community and the various misunderstandings that have arisen from previous conversations around this topic at past events.

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16 bridges charity walk - We did it!

I’m finally back from a work trip to the US and wanted share that we completed the 16 bridges 15 bridges (as the Golden Jubilee Bridge(s) remain closed) in just over 5 hours 10 days ago! Again, our thanks to everyone who donated, it’s going to a wonderful charity and will hopefully make a difference to the lives of people living with cardiomyopathy! I’ve already started looking into similar walks we could take part in next year, with an obvious candidate of the Wye Valley Challenge being most likely at the moment.

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OpenStack - Skip level upgrades - Introduction

I’ve been fortunate enough to be part of a team looking into skip level upgrades recently ahead of the start of the Queens development cycle for OpenStack. What follows is an introduction to the concept of skip level upgrades and an overview of our initial PoC work in this area. Future posts will also cover our plans for enabling skip level upgrades within TripleO and possible work with the wider community to enable this within other deployment tools.

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16 bridges charity walk

As I alluded to in my opening post Katie and I are raising money for Cardiomyopathy UK over the coming months, starting with a walk through London in September. But why, you might ask, are we doing this? Well, the charity held a conference that we both attended shortly after I was hospitalised in August 2016. Thankfully that episode has since been deemed to simply be Atrial fibrillation that my ICD mistook for Ventricular fibrillation, a very serious and potentially life threatening issue.

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Hey, it has been a while..

So it has been a while since I published anything on my original Wordpress based blog, so long in fact that I’ve decided to do away with the old and move onto something new, shiny and statically generated. All previously written and frankly rather embarrassing content has been deleted and lost forever. This new blog, for anyone that is interested, is now hosted on GitLab pages and statically generated using Hugo.

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