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Last Month in MIQ is a column about code and code things: everything code, except actual code.
To queue, or not to queue, that is the question:
Whether ‘tis Nobler in the mind to suffer
The Slings and Arrows of memcached in containers,
Or to take Arms against a Sea of zone spec failures,
And by opposing end them: to die, to sleep
No more; and by a sleep, to say we end
The Heart-ache, and the thousand Natural shocks
That Flesh is heir to? ‘Tis a consummation
Devoutly to be wished. To die, to sleep,
To sleep, perchance to Dream; Aye, there’s the rub.
Building A Blog Post
“My name is Ilnarin,” the proud dwarf announced, “daughter of Raszaka, daughter of Ellina, daughter of Almyara, heir to the kingdom of Vik-Huzth, Queen of the Neither-Under-Nor-Over-Folk, ring-carrier, dragon-slayer, M.D., Rt Hon.”
This week is a sing-along MIQ Sea Shanty after the style of the old “Roll the Old Chariot Down”
It’s an oppressively clammy summer Saturday afternoon. You have the weekend to write YALMiMIQ. It’s Saturday and you can afford to procrastinate. You open the GitHub query and peruse the recent additions anyway, wondering what to showcase this time.
You wake up. You’re in your house. There’s a gigantic white dog slumbering peacefully with one eye open and a timer that appears to be counting down 120 seconds. You jump up, grab the timer, and run out. You stumble out into a huge monochrome map. North? West? One way is blocked. A minute left. There’s a lighthouse right next to you. You climb as the timer counts down. As the seconds slip away, you find an important quest item at the top of the lighthouse. Congrats! You are holding a tool to process logs looking for frequency of method calls! Ding! The time is up.
You wake up in your little house. There’s the dog… and oh yeah, you suddenly recall that you got an item yesterday. You look around for it. The dog is drooling all over it in its slumber. You sigh but are afraid to wake the beast. You grab the timer and run outside again. The lighthouse is gone, and the only way open to you today is south. You head south as the timer counts down, pausing to examine a stray catalog item with a tag control element. You see that the item is broken, that you cannot order it as you should be able to. You drop it in frustration. Ding!
You wake up. The dog is nowhere to be seen. Incidentally, your tool to process logs isn’t either, and you wonder ruefully if you should have saved it from its fate. The timer is counting down. You grab it and run, heading south again until you reach your catalog item with a tag control element from yesterday. And lo and behold, it appears to be fully functional today! Marvelling, you barely notice that you’re again out of time.
You wake up. The dog is back. Your process logs tool is beaten up but still mostly intact. You grab it and the timer. The dog stirs but does not wake. You hide the tool in your chest, delighting at the fact that it also contains a new Openstack Cinder EventCatcher worker and head out again with the timer. This time there appears to be a small river next to your house. You head towards the sound of the water. On the beach are several RHV markers. Delighted, you grab them. Ding!
You wake up to a very strange sight. The dog has seemingly grown very long claws and is reading on the floor. You stumble to your feet and back up a few steps hurridly. The beast looks at the ticking timer and barks once, a strange bark infused with the burning smell of charter magic. The timer stops. The dog languidly looks up at you, its paws growing back to their regular size, and noses the book towards you. You stare blankly at the upsidedown page, struggling to decipher the seven words which have appeared in front of your eyes. “Fixes disk size misreporting for some disks”, you read. The dog barks again, and the time is, once again, up.
You wake up. You realize with some dread that a sense of realism, concise documentation, perfecting the art of recognizing and handling abnormal people, moving to the eighth dimension, secret messages from your teeth, knowing every line of Airplane!, the music that is sometimes known as blues, a misguided but adorable belief in meaning, or even the sudden development of some semblance of a personality cannot save you.
You cannot be saved.
Since its founding in 2018, Last Month In MIQ has been the absolute golden standard for journalistic integrity, never afraid to grab truth by the scruff of the neck and shake it up a little. Of course, that being said, we do ever so occasionally take a break from our regularly scheduled program to bring you insights into the minds of our crack team here at MIQ. I know you look forward to such rare occasions with baited breath. Best not to think about what it’s baited with.
Unfortunately the current run of our blog has had to be mostly abandoned because of its low visibility and a striking case of writers’ remorse, but we felt that our readers would still want to know a little something of the private lives of our contributors.
d-m-uwrite yet another one. When will this madness end? They are tempting the very threads of fate herself, letting
d-m-uget away with this twice in a row. Who knows what horrors will befall you this time. You shudder. If you are lucky, it will be only physical monsters, not the unearthly disturbances of time and dark and cold that have been evoked with such disasterous results previously. You had held out a smattering of hope that
d-m-u'sprose might be gentled the way that centuries of water smooth a pebble, but such hope is whisked away with the next thought: you never know, with these texts, if you will exist outside the inky blackness, cursed to only watch as the story dismally unfolds before your eyes, or if you will be a deeply unwilling participant, your agency slave to the whims of an unreliable, mercurial narrator.
First Mast Lonth
HELLO Folks! Aparna here with a special year-end edition for the ‘Last Week in ManageIQ’. Strap on your seat belts as we get into the time portal machine and review what made 2017 special.
Welcome to this week’s edition of LWIMIQ! It’s beginning to look a lot like the holiday season, and we sure have been as busy as ’s elves with wrapping up bugs.
Hi. I, ZitaNemeckova will tell you more about our effort to improve our codebase. It’s not only about fixing code but also about cleaning and deleting. If you never used static analysis tool to find dead methods this post is for you.
Hello there! This week’s LWIMIQ is contributed by Harpreet Hope everyone in the US had a wonderful time enjoying Thanksgiving feast with family and friends, and of course shopping Black Friday deals. With Christmas and New Year right around the corner everyone must be in holiday mode, while our team at ManageIQ is working hard to get Gaprindashvili as stable as possible. Since we are in a bug fixing phase not much to report features/enhancement wise from my side.
It’s that time of year again what with; Thanksgiving, Black Friday deals, and many other seasonal holidays around the corner. On everyone’s mind though before we get to all that are… …bugs. Lots and lots of bugs. Well more specifically bug fixes. With the Gaprindashvili release just around the corner, the team is busy busy, fixing bugs and making the bestest release of ManageIQ yet.
You are about to read d-m-u’s latest blog post. So it goes. Relax. Concentrate. Dispel every other thought. Let the world around you fade. Center yourself. It’s a difficult task, as you know. We got a bunch of robot computer people sittin’ around with their faces stuffed in computer screens. Breathe. Ignore all the robot computer people commotion around you.
Wohoo! It’s here again! All the features we were working on over the truly Fine summer, are now released in new version, Gaprindashvili.
A Puzzle for your Perusal
Hi all,…John Prause here. Last Week in ManageIQ, we reviewed the responses provided by our community users to a survey with five questions. The questions were as follows:
- How satisfied are you with the look and feel of the ManageIQ user interface?
- What are the challenges you face when getting started with ManageIQ?
- Do you attend the ManageIQ Sprint Reviews held every two weeks?
- Do you know how to contribute to the ManageIQ open source project?
- Is there anything else you’d like to share about ManageIQ?
Yep, it’s syncrou here again for another entry in LWIMIQ.
Hello everyone, my name is Dávid Halász and I’d like to guide you through the changes we made in the last week.
This last week of summer found the team back to work on our next release, following an engaging and productive all-hands engineering forum in New Jersey.
Last week, most engineering hands were busy in an internal Engineering All-Hands meeting. A few stray hands still found the opportunity to submit some PRs, but there were no available fingers for typing up an entry for “Last week in ManageIQ”. So please allow me, Carol, to paw in a few words in this edition.
Hi all,…John Prause here. I’m usually the one behind-the-scenes, but I thought I’d take a shot at writing one of these, so here goes…
Hello, Dávid here from the UI team. Let’s have a quick recap about what happened in the last week on the magical land of ManageIQ.
Chris here, welcoming you to the first of the biweekly summer edition of Last Week in ManageIQ! Though, the summer solstice (for the northern hemisphere) already occurred on June 20th. And wait, that’s not even the start of meteorological summer which was actually on June 1st. Also shouldn’t it be Last Weeks In ManageIQ, then?
Hi All, syncrou here to welcome you to another round of Last Week in ManageIQ. Since we’re in the throws of summer, I am the last weekly writer of Last Week in ManageIQ until the fall.
Howdy! I am JoeV. I work with the ManageIQ Platform Team. This is my second Last Week in ManageIQ post. Below is a review of the changes made this past week.
Hi all! Daniel Berger here again from the Providers team. This is my second Last Week in ManageIQ post, where I try to distill the week’s highlights of ManageIQ development into a nice, digestable format.
Before you continue reading, I want you to click here to set the mood
Hello everyone, this is Laura, bringing you a new edition of Last Week in ManageIQ!
Hello out there, ManageIQ community! Welcome to another edition of Last Week in ManageIQ hosted by yours truly, Jillian . As summer approaches it may be getting warm outside, but the ManageIQ repositories are still flurrying with activity as usual.
So, another week, another LWIMIQ…
Hi! As you know, we’re all doing just Fine (pun intended) and I would like to discuss some of the details. So let’s get started.
The Stuff Of Which Screams Are Made
A Lovecraftian Choose Your Own Adventure
Hello there! This is Harpreet Kataria, my first contribution at LWIMIQ blog post, I want to share some updates on what has been happening in ManageIQ world this past week. Team ManageIQ has been busy squashing bugz rapidly to make Fine release finer and more stable. After all bugz are bugz and must be squashed.
After a long and cold winter, we are thankful that spring is finally here! In some parts of the world, the cherry blossoms are spectacular. The birds are happily chirping. A
Fine season (get it?) indeed is one that brings with it a glimmer of sunshine and all around goodness.
Another week is behind us, a new one is here and it brings along the next weekly update. I’m Roman from ManageIQ UI team, and I’ll walk you through what happened in the last week in ManageIQ.
Laura here bringing you this week’s edition of Last Week in ManageIQ!
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Thernda Strifelaugher: Female Halfling Dwarven Defender Str 15 Int 15 Wis 13 Dex 13 Con 6 Cha 11
Janmorel: Male Half-Orc Loremaster Str 7 Int 15 Wis 12 Dex 7 Con 3 Cha 12
Nerisstina Cupshigh: Female Gnome Paladin Str 14 Int 15 Wis 10 Dex 8 Con 13 Cha 9
Krisnys Bearcharger: Female Elf Shadowdancer Str 4 Int 15 Wis 8 Dex 10 Con 5 Cha 19
Eillyassa Chorster: Female Gnome Ranger Str 15 Int 15 Wis 3 Dex 3 Con 13 Cha 3
Jannys Falconsflight: Female Half-Orc Paladin Str 6 Int 15 Wis 5 Dex 7 Con 11 Cha 4
Janella Silentall: Female Half-Orc Dwarven Defender Str 11 Int 15 Wis 8 Dex 18 Con 11 Cha 13
Magnys Gladomain: Female Elf Rogue Str 10 Int 15 Wis 13 Dex 10 Con 9 Cha 15
Greetings everyone! Josh here with yet another weekly update!
Woah first last week of February for 2017, this is huge. Almost as huge as the LQIMIQ low down prepared for you by your friendly neighbourhood developer Allen! So without further ado lets !
Happy Valentine’s Day! Jillian here to walk you through the love given to PRs this past week. In the spirit of the holiday, and before you devour lots of , let’s take a look at those PRs with !
Hi all! Daniel Berger here from the Providers team. This is my first Last Week in ManageIQ post, where I try to distill the week’s highlights of ManageIQ development into a nice, digestable format.
Hi, I am Dávid from the ManageIQ UI team. I will be your guide in this quick recap of what happened in the last week on our premises.
Hi all! Hilda here. This is my first Last Week in ManageIQ post, and I hope this isn’t my last! Below is a review of the last week’s changes.
Two improved pull requests for Elven-kings under the sky,
Three fixed for Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone,
Two new for Mortal Men, doomed to die,
One deleted for the Dark Lord on his dark throne
In the land of ManageIQ where the heisenbugs lie.
One blog post to rule them all, One blog post to find them,
One blog post to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.
In the land of ManageIQ where the heisenbugs lie.
Chris here, welcoming you to another edition of Last Week in ManageIQ! It’s a balmy 0° here in Minnesota, USA - that’s about -18° Celsius, according to local authorities. With the wind chill making it -20° (-29°C), I’m thinking a look back at all the great work done on ManageIQ for the past week is just what we need to keep warm on this fine winter day!
Howdy! I am JoeV. I work with the ManageIQ Platform Team. Below is a review of the changes made Last Week in ManageIQ.
Hello! Dávid here from the UI team with some updates about the changes since last week.
Hi! This is Laura with some highlights of our Last Week in ManageIQ.
Hi. I, ZitaNemeckova will tell you more about this weeks news in our Last Week in ManageIQ.
Martin here, bringing you this week’s edition of Last Week in ManageIQ.
Bronagh here bringing you this week’s edition of Last Week in ManageIQ!
A milestone was met this week when we entered into the stabilization phase of the upcoming Euwe release. At this point we will concentrate on fixing bugs. If you would like to help out then take your pick from our open issues.
Hello out there, Manage IQ Community. Jillian here again with the latest edition of Last Week in Manage IQ!
Hello again. Drew here, covering all of the amazing contributions over the last week in ManageIQ.
Hello again! Tim here with a wrap-up of all the ManageIQ activity from last week.
Hi everyone! This is Jason, bringing you this week’s Last Week in ManageIQ. This past week was the final development week before the upcoming beta release of the Euwe branch! After the beta release, we will start on many weeks of stabilization, so keep on the lookout for lots of bug fixes in the coming weeks.
Thanks for tuning in today for the topical Last Week in ManageIQ! Drew Uhlmann here with you to limn marked mint MIQ metamorphoses.
Brno office sends its regards once again. I, Zita will tell you more about last week’s news in ManageIQ codebase :)
Greetings from sunny Brno, Happy Martin here, from the UI team :).
Jillian here to guide you through another edition of Last Week in ManageIQ. Let’s get this show on the road and explore what we’ve accomplished last week!
What ho! Welcome to another jolly edition of Last Week in ManageIQ. Julian here, hailing from the Providers team. Let’s put the kettle on and take a look over what’s happened this last week in ManageIQ.
Hi! David here, from the UI team!
Hi! This is Chris welcoming you to another edition of Last Week in ManageIQ! Let’s take a look back at all the lovely changes made to ManageIQ as we turned the calendars to August.
Hello! Drew here,
Hello and welcome to the first Last Week in ManageIQ! This is Tim here ready to take you on a whirlwind tour of some of the many, many (many) updates we had to the ManageIQ codebase over just the last week.