Today we've got links to presentations and slides from Hadoop World 2011, tutorials on scripting KVM with Python, a library for working with AWS services using Node.js and more.
Hadoop World 2011 Videos and Slides Available – Cloudera has published slides and videos from the Hadoop World 2011 presentations. If you couldn't be there in person, or were but missed some of the presos, it's worth checking out.
Scripting KVM with Python – Over on IBM developerWorks, Paul Ferrill has written a two-part series on using Python to manage KVM virtual machines. The first part covers working with libvirt, the second part covers creating a GUI-based status and display tool.
Google's Data Center Engineer Shares Secrets of 'Warehouse' Computing – Short interview over on Wired with Google's Luiz André Barroso on Google's data center philosophy. Doesn't go into great depth, but it's an interesting read.
Presentation: OpenStack QA - Walkthrough of Processes, Tools and Code – Jay Pipes has published a presentation on the basics of contributing to Tempest, OpenStack's integration test suite. Pipes covers the contribution process, running Devstack for OpenStack testing, using Tempest, and how to improve test cases.
Access Amazon's EC2 (and more) from within NodeJS – The Ajax Bestiary has a short post on Mirko Kefer's Node.js library for Amazon Web Services. It works with EC2, SimpleDB, Simple Email Service (SES), Elastic Load Balancing Service (ELB) and other Amazon services.