Archive for November, 2010

Oyster at the Hackday (pt2)

Continuing the writeup of the recent hackday (Part 1): Server We’d originally assumed that the main backend would be EC2, purely because it seems to have more mindshare currently (for example, the opensource initiatives around Eucalyptus and OpenStack seem to be targeting the EC2 API as a de facto standard). However Marco Fontani (who [...]

Oyster at the Hackday (pt1)

Mark Keating has already blogged in detail about the Hackday 2010 from a social & logistic point of view, and I’ll just agree here that it was indeed awesome in the true sense of the world! Instead, I’d like to wrap up some detail about Oyster itself, the project that about a dozen of [...] hackday on Saturday! (20th November 2010, Lancaster)

So, we’re gearing up for the Hackday (wiki)! We’ll be mostly working on the following projects: Oyster: “an incubator for perls in the cloud” (roadmap) (tasks). This is the project I proposed, and I’m very excited (and very very scared!) about it. Ironman (Last year’s main Hackday project, ably herded by Ian Norton and [...]