[SATLUG] Rain in SA, partly cloudy in DFW data center
temple_benjamin at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 14 21:43:27 CST 2010
I opened a ticket support on this, and am waiting to see if I can get a SLA credit out of this. Anyway, I may be able to present the live-demo part at a future meeting. (do not know when, though)
Thabnks for being so forgiving at this random act of Murphy's Law.
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> Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 21:18:11 -0600
> Subject: [SATLUG] Rain in SA, partly cloudy in DFW data center
> SATLUG thanks Benjamin Temple for tonight's brief overview and demo of
> one segment of Cloud Computing. The Rackspace Cloud worked great,
> provisioning a new Debian server in minutes, up until he tried to
> actually use the new virtual machine.
> <Imagine the Monty Python "Dead Parrot" sketch here.>
> Billing said it was active. Ping and SSH said it was an ex-parrot. The
> 20 minute estimated wait for live chat support (and the total silence
> that followed our first question after support's greeting appeared) said
> we weren't the only ones banging our birds on the counter.
> So far Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) has a lot in common with The
> Cheese Shop Sketch, too. Better luck next B'ak'tun. --Don
> Migraine: All the fun of a hangover without the bother of
> getting drunk.
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