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Important changes to the oVirt Terraform Provider

We are making sweeping and backwards-incompatible changes to the oVirt Terraform provider. We want your feedback before we make these changes. Here’s the short list what we would like to change, please read the details below. The current master branch will be renamed to legacy. The usage of this provider will be phased out within Red Hat around the end / beginning of next year. If you want to create a fork, we are happy to add a link to your fork to the readme. A new main branch will be created and a new Terraform provider written from scratch […]

Recording your talk for the oVirt Conference

If you are a speaker for the upcoming oVirt Conference, you may be wondering how to record your talk. This guide will walk you through setting up OBS Studio, an excellent open source recording and streaming software. First of all, please obtain OBS from the link above or from your Linux distribution repository. Don’t worry, you don’t need the latest and greatest, any version from recent years will do. Once you start up OBS, you will be greeted by the Auto-Configuration Wizard. Please cancel this wizard as we will set up things manually. Then, please click the Settings button at […]

The 512 byte VM

What’s the smallest virtual machine you could create? Or, why would you want one? In the days of ubiquitous bandwidth and fast computers we often don’t care if a VM or container image is a gig, or two, in size. However, this rapidly changes when you are confronted with edge cases: people living in less well-connected countries, or, in our case, needing to run hundreds or even thousands of virtual machines for automated test cases over a VPN. Recently, we started working on the oVirt Terraform Provider, which has unfortunately seen better days. Apart from getting our own very much […]