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Home Lab Update #1

So I have been using my Hyperconverged RHV environment and it’s been working nicely for me. I upgraded the switch that hosts the Ceph Cluster interfaces to a 10g backplane which definitely helped with performance, but that’s isn’t what I wanted to post about. I wanted to post about Christmas!

CephFS Backed Red Hat Virtualization

I have been working on a home lab and since I haven’t had much experience with Gluster and we now support CephFS, I wanted to take a swing at deploying a CephFS backed RHV cluster. First, apparently this is not a supported deployment configuration from Red Hat at the time

Whiskey 101

**Note: Since creating this post, I’ve attended training and have passed the certification to be an Executive Bourbon Steward. During the course of this training, I’ve learned that a couple items in the original post were incorrect. I’ve edited the content for accuracy. I was boarding my flight to New

Octavia 911

Recently I was at a customer who had their compute nodes reboot all at once, but that wasn’t the primary issue. The issue was that when those nodes came back up, the Octavia load balancer that was deployed as part of their Openshift install was hosed. The load balancers were

Red Hat OSP13+: Ad-hoc Patching Containers

Recently I experienced unhealthy containers in my OSP13 deployment: [root@overcloud-controller-0 ~]# docker ps | grep unheal 8d1596305185 172.16.0.11:8787/rhosp13/openstack-gnocchi-statsd:13.0-54 "kolla_start" 23 hours ago Up 23 hours (unhealthy) gnocchi_statsd ef2aeb43a2f0 172.16.0.11:8787/rhosp13/openstack-nova-placement-api:13.0-58 "kolla_start" 23 hours ago Up 30 minutes (unhealthy) nova_placement Taking a closer look at them, gave me something to look for:

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