what is even happening right now.
we’re having twins.
also i totally replied to an email:
You just HAPPEN to write when our family has the biggest news EVAR, hrm? There must be a psychic connection. Or you’ve hacked my web cams. Obviously both.
So we found out today that we’re having TWINS.
Here’s the oddity.
The doctors told me that I couldn’t have kids. That our firstborn was a miracle baby. So finding out we were pregnant was AMAZING.
And today we had our first sonogram and there aren’t just one, but TWO.
It’s only eleven weeks, but HOLY FUCK.
So I’m freaked. And overjoyed. And ecstatic. And terrified.
It also explains why the nausea has been so intense. No big deal.
I’m pleased to hear things are going well for you, too. Nothing remarkable also means nothing bad is happening – which is a plus. I hope the trend maintains with beautiful bursts of joy. <-- this might be the pregnancy hormones getting all poetic n shit.
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Are you an OpenStack RDO user, developer, administrator or operator who wants to explore the wonders of Bangalore India?
Want to know more about OpenStack, Centos, Ansible, Gluster, Kubernetes and MySQL and how they can all fit together?
The wait is over!
DevConf has come to India!
Continue reading “Very Pleased To Announce DevConf.IN”
Tonight at Toastmasters Groningen I talked about how a fear of heights led me to jump out of a perfectly good airplane.
And one of the points of my kickass speech evaluator was that I needed to incorporate more facts. Which is true. I am *really* good at telling a story. At leveraging emotions. At entertaining.
And I am a total chicken shit when it comes to facts and statistics and dates.
Continue reading “What Scares You?”
(V will be so happy that I’m starting this post this way…)
I was listening to a podcast the other day. Specifically, the Tim Ferris podcast featuring Seth Godin who talked about so many amazing things like how he makes honey vodka and his obsession with chocolate and that if you’d like to tackle writer’s block, write every day.
And I do.
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Today (and tomorrow) are the RDO Mitaka Test Days in Brno, Czech Republic and I spent a few hours this morning catching up on the tripleo quickstart live demonstration video and the rest of the day bashing my head against the packstack sanity checks for RHEL 7.2, CentOS 7.1, and Fedora 22.
And I took awesome notes. To share with you.
Cause I love.
There are quite a few prerequisites assumed which I’d like to clarify right now because I had to figure this out myself.
My ThinkPad W541 laptop environment:
$ cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.2 (Maipo)
$ cat /proc/version
Linux version 3.10.0-327.10.1.el7.x86_64 (email@example.com) (gcc version 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-4) (GCC) ) #1 SMP Sat Jan 23 04:54:55 EST 2016
$ free -m
total used free shared buff/cache available
Mem: 15516 2020 7846 382 5649 12796
Swap: 7879 1 7878
CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
Byte Order: Little Endian
On-line CPU(s) list: 0-7
Thread(s) per core: 2
Core(s) per socket: 4
NUMA node(s): 1
Vendor ID: GenuineIntel
CPU family: 6
Model name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4810MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz
CPU MHz: 2667.328
L1d cache: 32K
L1i cache: 32K
L2 cache: 256K
L3 cache: 6144K
NUMA node0 CPU(s): 0-7
I followed the instructions on https://www.rdoproject.org/testday/mitaka/milestone3/ to set up three virtual environments for testing purposes. This assumes you know how to set up a virtual system within Virtual Machine Manager which is fairly lacking, but the screenshots are helpful and the interface is fairly intuitive.
Note to self: write post about setting up virtual machines.
My goal for the day was to run a sanity check against packstack on CentOS, RHEL, and Fedora.
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