Introducing OpenStack Event Listener

March 31, 2018

Published on Superuser. I wanted to write a little about a project that I enjoyed working on called the OpenStack Event Listener, or OSEL for short. This project bridges the OpenStack control plane and an external scanning facility provided by Qualys to initiate batched on-demand scanning of OpenStack instances when security group changes happen. There were a number of interesting challenges. I was never able to really concentrate on it - this project took about 20 percent of my time for a period of three months. ... Read more

Under the Trenchcoat- Neutron Agent Extensions

October 27, 2016

This talk was given at the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, Spain in October 2016. This talk discusses: the history of agent extensions in Neutron, a deep dive into how agent extensions function, and various use cases that take advantage of agent extensions. Finally we will examine future use cases and development trends for Neutron agent extensions. ... Read more

Neutron DSCP: Policing your Network

April 27, 2016

This talk was given at the OpenStack Summit in Austin, Texas, USA in April 2016. This talk discussed what DSCP marks are and how support for controlling them was implemented in Neutron. ... Read more

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