OpenIndiana napp-it install & AFP setup

The following 2 screencasts demonstrate a basic napp-it install on OpenIndiana and the setup of netatalk version 3.0 for use with OSX Time Machine backups. Version 3 is very fast and I have tested from OSX: Snow Leopard, lion and Mountain Lion and have managed to almost saturate a Gigabit link to the ZFS storage appliance(…)

Project-FIFO – SmartOS GUI Screencast

Please Note: New FiFo 0.3 screencast released. Ver 0.2 is now depreciated. Today we are going to look at a demo of the pre-release version 0.2.0 of Project-FIFO, the amazing Open Source SmartOS Cloud management software, that allows you to manage all your SmartOS nodes via an intuitive browser based GUI interface. It is simply amazing(…)

FIFO: SmartOS GUI Web management is here.

ThIS version is outdated – please watch the new version 0.6.0 SCREENCAST : Today I want to talk about “Project FIFO“ FIFO is an amazing SmartOS data-centre management application. It is the brainchild of the very talented developer Heinz  N Gies(aka Licenser) who has spent a lot of time and dedication developing the myriad(…)

vmwebadm – SmartOS management via API

Today I want to talk about SmartOS multi node central management. When building your own SmartOS Cloud ‘s it is imperative to have some kind of central management or “Head Node” that can talk to all your nodes and manage them. The commercial product from Joyent called Smart Data Centre or SDC is what joyent(…)