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Viewing entries posted in 2012

Google, the great SERP-ent slayer

Just as Facebook is the top-of-mind brand when anyone mentions social media, Google has become our ubiquitous search engine tool through many years of hard work and very little marketing. In fact…

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An inside view from OSCON 2012

Are we creating more value than we capture? Tim O’Reilly explored this question in his OSCON keynote address. While everything from the Web to Wall Street today runs on open source software…

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Let’s Build a Cloud — Using Puppet to Install OpenStack

Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

In this part of the series, Puppet will be used to install an entire OpenStack environment. Two servers will be used: one will be the Cloud Controller and the other will be a Compute Node.

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Marrying education and the cloud

Three major institutions have done a major overhaul of their learning management systems. What will this mean for the students?

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Let’s Build a Cloud — Puppet

Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

In last week’s blog, I talked about familiarizing yourself with the OpenStack components. This week, I will focus on Configuration Management Systems (CMS), which have greatly grown in popularity…

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Let’s Build a Cloud — OpenStack

Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

This next part will familiarize yourself with some of the OpenStack components, how to build and install them, and how to use them. Although the rest of this series will focus on automating an…

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Let’s Build a Cloud — OpenStack

Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

This next part will familiarize yourself with some of the OpenStack components, how to build and install them, and how to use them. Although the rest of this series will focus on automating an…

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Let’s Build a Cloud — Introduction

Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

This series of articles will explain how to build an OpenStack cloud, from conception to production. The first part of this series will explain what details need to be gathered when planning…

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What makes up OpenStack?

Joe Topjian, Systems Architect

OpenStack consists of several parts, and those parts even have sub-parts. Here’s a list of what they are, and what they do.

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Historic Alberta agreement could transform First Nations healthcare

Meagan Hampel, Director of Communications

Almost every lifesaving initiative starts with a signature. Such was the historic case last Friday, as Albertaís Deputy Minister of Health and Wellness, Marcia Nelson, signed an immunization data sharing agreement between the province and the Siksika First Nations community…

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