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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] We have a videographer. What videos do we want to make?
Date Thu, 06 Jun 2013 01:41:23 GMT
Hi,

I'd be happy to do a video on primary storage in CloudStack (and/or I could
point you to an existing video where I presented on this topic).

Thanks


On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 6:36 PM, Jessica Tomechak <jessica.tomechak@gmail.com
> wrote:

> On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 6:00 AM, Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com
> >wrote:
>
> > On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 12:05:56AM -0700, Jessica Tomechak wrote:
> > > On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 1:59 PM, Chip Childers <
> > chip.childers@sungard.com>wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 01:12:40PM -0700, Jessica Tomechak wrote:
> > > > > Now Urgent!! Gregg will be starting in just a couple of weeks. Last
> > year,
> > > > > we churned for several weeks after his arrival. Let's avoid that
> this
> > > > time.
> > > > >
> > > > > What do we want?
> > > > > Education videos from Sebastien's list?
> > > > > How-to videos left over from last year's Video Plan?
> > > > >
> > > > > Need to know in the next few days, so the correct person can attend
> > the
> > > > > Mentor Orientation from Gregg's sponsoring organization.
> > > > >
> > > > > Mathias/Sebastien, if you want to use Gregg for education videos,
> > please
> > > > > speak up and make some materials available. We'll need outlines and
> > > > > storyboards. Gregg can help generate those if all you have so far
> is
> > > > ideas.
> > > > >
> > > > > If you're not going to be ready to take advantage of Gregg's
> > presence, I
> > > > > will plan to work with him as I did last year. We still have a list
> > of
> > > > > video requests that we didn't get around to last time.
> > > > >
> > > > > Jessica T.
> > > >
> > > > Perhaps you can run with this Jessica?
> > > >
> > >
> > > Chip,
> > > I am totally on board to run with this. I am just looking to
> collaborate
> > > with the community on which direction to go. From much previous
> > discussion
> > > on this list, I've seen that showing up with a finished work item and
> > > "throwing it over the wall" is frowned upon. We're intended to develop
> in
> > > the open, and get feedback on proposed projects.
> >
> > Absolutely true!  But your email above is asking for someone to "take
> > point".  I was asking if you wanted to do it yourself.
> >
>
> I am fine with being the point person.
>
>
> >
> > >
> > > Perhaps if I throw out some more specific suggestions, people can vote
> or
> > > respond.
> > >
> > > I just want to get some suggestions of what topics would be most
> helpful
> > to
> > > cover. I don’t want to waste the short time that Gregg has to act as a
> > > contributor to the project.
> > >
> > > Some Visual Styles:
> > >
> > > Whiteboard talk
> > >
> > > "Talking head" interview
> > >
> > > Screencast
> > >
> > > Animation
> > >
> > > Tongue in cheek animation (xtranormal?)
> > >
> > >  Sketchnotes (hand drawn animation with narration)
> > >
> >
> > IMO, style depends on the topic.
> >
> > >
> > > Some Possible Technical Topics:
> > >
> > > What's new in 4.1, in 4.2
> >
> > I think that longevity of a video about the releases is too short.  -0
> > on that one.
> >
> > >
> > > How to install (quick install, or advanced install)
> > >
> >
> > We already have some of these floating around, so -0.
> >
> > > Hypervisor installation (for each supported hypervisor)
> > >
> >
> > -0
> >
> > > How to set up networking
> > >
> >
> > +0 - It's really complex though, so I'd be curious how it would be put
> > into video form.
> >
> > > Top 10 interesting clouds people have set up
> > >
> >
> > +100 - if we have users willing to do it.
> >
> > > Conceptual overview of Cloudstack deployment (zones, pods, etc)
> > >
> >
> > +1 on this one too.  Conceptual constructs aren't likely to change
> > dramatically in the short term.
> >
> >
> > > Datacenter concepts (what is a datacenter, what hardware will you need,
> > how
> > > does a rack correlate to a cloudstack pod, etc)
> > >
> > > Overview of Cloudstack implementation architecture (code modules and
> > their
> > > relationships) – this one might be fairly short shelf life
> > >
> >
> > -0 on the two above
> >
> > > Networking:
> > >
> >
> http://cloudstack.org/forum/8-storage-and-networking/10370-an-advanced-networking-video-or-webinar-is-sorely-needed.html
> > >
> >
> > I'd actually suggest that a webinar is the right way to do a networking
> > video, so that it's interactive if required...  and more easily produced
> > than a finished video product.
> >
> > >
> > > (1)    A video that shows someone installing a host with a single
> > ethernet
> > > card that is going to be shared with the the managment and guest
> network
> > > and public networks. How the VLANS would be setup on the sell or cisco
> > > switch to accomplish this, or
> > >
> > > (2)    A video showing someone installing a zone with the hosts having
> > > separate nics for management/guest, public, and storage networks and an
> > > example of setting up the VLANS, or
> > >
> > > (3) A video showing different scenarios of setting up the VLANS with
> > > different amount of nics in the hypervisor hosts.
> > >
> > >  Jessica T.
> >
>
> (+cc Gregg)
>
> Chip & Prasanna,
> Thanks very much for the votes. It's quite helpful! Anyone else?
>
> I agree with the ++ votes on "top 10 interesting clouds." That's the one
> that I myself would most like to see, too. I will start another thread to
> try to find users willing to participate in a video like that. If anyone
> here has suggestions, existing relationships, or clouds of their own that
> they'd like to show off, please do let me know ASAP!
>
> "Conceptual overview of cloudstack deployment" is easier to do, since the
> concepts are well known and documented.
>
> Jessica T.
>



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