[Baypiggies] Glen's talk on Virtualization
glen at glenjarvis.com
Thu Dec 13 01:48:38 CET 2012
I hadn't yet given this a spin. My talk will be using Python 2.x to
demonstrate. But, since we also talk about virtualenv and I'll have a
py3... we could play. However, I just don't think we'll have the time...
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 8:52 AM, Marc Abramowitz <msabramo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Speaking of boto, it's actually the too entry on the Python 3 Wall of
> Shame. Very widely used library. No good Python 3 support yet. There are
> some efforts underway to remedy this which might be if interest to those
> looking for a project to hack on that will help advance Python 3:
> - https://github.com/boto/boto/issues/1127
> - https://github.com/boto/boto/pull/1156
> The latter is a PR to try to make boto.ec2 work on Python 3. The tests
> pass but I haven't actually tried to use it, as my new job doesn't use EC2.
> It would be useful if someone who uses EC2 regularly could give it a spin
> (Glen? ;-))
> This could be fun to sprint on, at PyCon or elsewhere, like the BayPiggies
> sprint that Chad sugested at the last meeting.
> Sent from my iPhone 4S
> On Dec 4, 2012, at 7:02 AM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com> wrote:
> Lyle Ryan,
> I think this subject is pretty large and I have a habit of trying to
> squeeze way too much into an hour (and I gab too quickly and too much). As
> this is being organized a bit better and I have a more realistic
> understanding of what I'll be able to provide, I don't think we can do the
> vmware related parts for this talk.
> However, I work on a team that has two products. And one of their
> products is actually a complete python product that has an engine that
> interfaces with/creates KVM, Xen, instances amont many other things. That
> product also interfaces with VMWare. This won't be part of the talk. It was
> clear as this started gelling that I needed to focus on Python specifically
> and there's a lot of that.
> So, here's the new game plan:
> 1) Hit a survey of all of the main concepts of virtualization. This is a
> general background and is not Python specific
> 2) Specifically introduce/review in more depth two Python "products":
> - virtualenv
> - Reviewing EC2/Using Boto to create an EC2 instance
> I will mention, on a closing slide or two the company that I work for and
> the product that I'm talking about (touching on the VMWare piece -- but
> barely touching).
> I think this is all we can do within the time frame and that may be
> pushing it as well. However, if this is true, then we can make new talks on
> other topics of peoples interest down the road.
> Hopefully this helps.
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 8:48 AM, Ryan, Lyle <lyle.ryan at cubic.com> wrote:
>> ation sounds great. Can you include any areas where Python crosses-over
>> with VMware (a large part of my job)?****
>> ** **
>> Thanks…Lyle Ryan
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