Author Archives: Olivier Berger

Installing a Docker Swarm cluster inside VirtualBox with Docker Machine

I’ve documented the process of installing a Docker Swarm cluster inside VirtualBox with Docker Machine. This allows experimenting with Docker Swarm, the simple docker container orchestrator, over VirtualBox. This allows you to play with orchestration scenarii without having to install … Continue reading

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Making Debian stable/jessie images for OpenStack with bootstrap-vz and cloud-init

I’m investigating the creation of VM images for different virtualisation solutions. Among the target platforms is a destop as a service platform based on an OpenStack public cloud. We’ve been working with bootstrap-vz for creating VMs for Vagrant+VirtualBox so I … Continue reading

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Using org-mode and org-reveal for teaching material

I’ve finally put together in a single example repo an example of the way I manage teaching material with org-mode. It needs more docs and work, but should be usable. Docs and demo at http://www-public.tem-tsp.eu/~berger_o/org-teaching/ and the Gitlab repo at … Continue reading

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Long time no see … been teaching Web architecture and apps

I’ve been away for long from my blog, quite busy teaching and coordinating the CSC4101 course on Web architectures and applications for the engineering school. The course is almost over and it’ll be time for documenting some of the things … Continue reading

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Deploying parallel Eclipse installations for teaching labs

I’ve worked on documenting and automating the deployment of Eclipse installations for several teaching labs of Telecom SudParis. The recently introduced Eclipse Installer (Oomph) allows to install several parallel Eclipse installations containing diverse versions of Eclipse and bundles, so that … Continue reading

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Handling video files produced for a MOOC on Windows with git and git-annex

This post is intended to document some elements of workflow that I’ve setup to manage videos produced for a MOOC, where different colleagues work collaboratively on a set of video sequences, in a remote way. We are a team of … Continue reading

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Présentation du projet Debian par Nicolas Dandrimont lors de la Debian release party de Jessie

Nicolas (olasd) Dandrimont est venu présenter le projet Debian à Télécom SudParis lundi 18 mai 2015, pour la petite fête de sortie de la version majeure “Jessie” que nous avions organisé avec MiNET. Les transparents de Nicolas sont disponibles sur … Continue reading

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Avec MiNET, première Debian release party française de Jessie le 18 mai à Télécom SudParis

Vous étiez frustrés de ne pas pouvoir fêter Jessie en France dignement ? On a pensé à vous, avec MiNET. Le 18 mai entre 17h et 18h30, nous fêterons ça à Évry (Essonne) à Télécom SudParis, avec la participation de … Continue reading

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A howto record a screencast on Linux and tablet

I’ve documented the process of how I’m trying to perform DIY screencast recording, for the needs of a MOOC. I’m working on my Debian or Ubuntu desktop, using an external graphic tablet with integrated display for annotating slides. The main … Continue reading

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How to publish an HTML5+RDFa Web site from org-mode

I’m a big fan of org-mode (see previous posts), and I’ve started maintaining (sic) my professional webpage(s) with it. But I’ve also recently tried and publish some more Semantic/Linked Data aware documents too (again, previous posts). Ideally, I think my … Continue reading

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Appel pour une “Linked Research” (recherche reliée), traduit en français

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Publishing my papers as Linked Research

I intend to make the extra effort of republishing my own research papers as Linked Research, i.e. in a form readable by humans (HTML5), but also embedding meta-data (as RDF) for machine processing. I’ve started with Authoritative Linked Data descriptions … Continue reading

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New short paper : “Designing a virtual laboratory for a relational database MOOC” with Vagrant, Debian, etc.

Here’s a short preview of our latest accepted paper (to appear at CSEDU 2015), about the construction of VMs for the Relational Database MOOC using Vagrant, Debian, PostgreSQL (previous post), etc. : Designing a virtual laboratory for a relational database … Continue reading

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Testing the RuneStone interactive Python courses server in docker

I’ve been working on setting up a Docker container environment allowing to test the RuneStone Interactive server. RuneStone Interactive allows the publication of courses containing interactive Python examples, and while most of the content is static (the Python examples are … Continue reading

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Configuring the start of multiple docker container with Vagrant in a portable manner

I’ve mentioned earlier the work that our students did on migrating part of the elements of the Database MOOC lab VM to docker. While docker seems quite cool, let’s face it, participants to the MOOCs aren’t all using Linux where … Continue reading

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