Everett Toews

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    DNS Round Robin in Docker 1.11

    15 Apr 2016
    One of the features I’m most excited about in Docker 1.11 is DNS round robin load balancing. This gets you effective service discovery for free right out of the box with Docker. Here’s how to use it.


    18 Mar 2016
    It’s been quite a while since I’ve written anything new here. That would be because all of my prose writing energy is going into blog posts and tutorials for getcarina.com. If you’re in need of a place to learn about Docker or want to deploy your application on Docker Swarm, IMHO it’s a great place to do it. Naturally, the best place to start is Getting started on Carina. 😀

    State of the OpenStack API Working Group: Liberty Edition

    14 May 2015
    The API is the foundation of all user interaction with OpenStack. It’s fundamental to the usability of OpenStack as a platform. A well designed and consistent API across all OpenStack projects is necessary, otherwise all of the layers above the API (SDKs, CLIs, Web Apps, Mobile Apps) suffer. As such, the OpenStack API Working Group (WG) has a clear mission.

    A DevStack For All Seasons

    16 Apr 2015
    Here’s how to deploy DevStack for OpenStack on the Rackspace Cloud. You can use DevStack for testing/development of OpenStack or just learning a bit more about OpenStack and how all of the pieces fit together.


    19 Mar 2015
    ClojureBridge aims to increase diversity within the Clojure community by offering free, beginner-friendly Clojure programming workshops for women. On March 13-14, 2015 we held a ClojureBridge event at the Rackspace office in Austin, TX. It was put on by an amazing group of organizers to foster the adoption of Clojure by women in technology.