RCBOPS Stack in a BOX

So you want to try Openstack?

Want to build a cloud? Want to try Openstack? Curious how the Openstack Cloud eco system all works? In the past you, the cloud operator, had to have a lot of tribal knowledge to simply stand Openstack up. In later releases Openstack became more ...

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Rackspace - Cloud Servers Team Outing

So its that time again. The Rackspace Team Outing where we go out and bond with one another in an effort to become a more cohesive unit. In this episode of Rackspace Team Shenanigans, we chose to go play a light hearted game of Paintball. Which turned out as expected ...

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Getting KDE4 to use VUZE for Magnet Links

KDE4 Setup for Linux can be ambiguous at times, so to help out I thought I would share a simple solution to getting KDE4 to use vuze, formally Azureus, for all magnet link downloads.

The solution is simple, though has been seldom documented, but thanks to the helpful people on ...

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Mc Pixel

One of the most Epic Games of ALL time

This is an awesome retro style game that fills the mind full of wonderful DOS based PC gaming memories.

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Check out the trailer here. SOS is making some great games and the company is worth supporting. Check out more on SOS ...

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Mounting a XenServer VHD in Linux

Overview on Getting and Mounting a VHD in Linux

Virtualization is many things, but one thing that it is not is unbreakable. Things happen and if it can happen it is going to happen at the worst possible moment. Read Murphy's Law.

One cool thing with the Rackspace Cloud ...

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Things Are Moving, & Becoming Social

SUP?

So I have decided I am going to move ALL of my scripts / coding work to github. Why am I doing this? I think it is time that I have a more accessible and open approach to my endevors in scripting. I like building tools and I think that ...

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The Return of SOPA

The Return of SOPA and the Douche Bags

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The reconstruction of the Death Star

Just like in the original StarWars, the Evil Empire is back and attempting to rebuild the "Death Star". Just as we did last time we are going to need to band together and form Voltron. Please ...

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Waffles A La Nerd

Making Nerd Waffles

When you are working on all things Linux or Unix there comes a time where you may become hungry. While this may not happen often, it does happen and in these rare circumstances were I find the need to create edible substances, beyond that of pre-made bagged ...

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Cloud Server Migration

Here is what this Tool / Article Does

This write up and script will migrate any Linux instance from one place to another. While there are always caveats in all things Technology, I have been successful in migrating instances that were locally created as well as on several Cloud Providers. While ...

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Horizon: The OpenStack Dashboard Project

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Visualize the Deployment
In this simple video we are watching what is possible when leveraging Openstack. Furthermore, this is a simple representation of what is available in the Openstack Repositories. More specifically, we are getting a chance to see Horizon in Action. Horizon: The OpenStack Dashboard Project

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