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I'm slim shade yes I'm the slim shade all you other slim shades are just imita ... ok, so the joke only makes it so far before the rhyming breaks horribly.
The OpenStack Infra project is one of the largest and most active OpenStack End Users in existence. As a result, we've learned just about everything about how OpenStack operates for consumers, the ways it can fail and the way different clouds diverge. We've encoded all of that learning in a library called 'shade' which wraps the OpenStack clients in the business logic needed to get your work done. shade is currently at the heart of Infra's nodepool project, which is the program that provides a pool of nodes across multiple public clouds so that everyone's OpenStack test jobs can run, as well as the new OpenStack modules that are in the Ansible 2.0 release.
In this talk, we'll talk briefly about the motivation for and challenges of writing shade - but we'll mostly talk about how to use it to get stuff done. In the process, there may be some ranting about things which could work better but don't.
I do not promise to not rap.