Create an OpenStack instance with just Curl

23rd April 2013 by Damion Parry

For some reason, the idea of direct interaction with the various OpenStack components seemed like a good idea. The aim was to create an instance, set sane security rules, and add a public key all through the API. I struggled …

Building a virtual machine image for CentOS

18th April 2013

This post describes the process of creating a CentOS virtual machine image. Creating a base or master image is incredibly useful in a cloud environment as it allows the creation of multiple nodes / VMs or guests based on the …

CatN goes to CentOS Dojo Antwerp

12th April 2013

It’s no secret that we use a lot of CentOS at CatN, in fact we have deployed thousands of instances over time on both physical and virtual machines, and we have 4 Red Hat Certified Engineers (soon to be 6) …

Advanced PHP error handling in the cloud

8th April 2013

LogPipe is a PHP extension module that extends the default PHP error messages with additional information and allows you to pipe the logs to an external program or write them to a syslog facility. When a user connects to a …