Author Archives: francisu

About francisu

VP, Architecture at Talend, overall responsible for product architecture and governance. Also maintainer of the Jenkins EC2 plugin.

Shifting the Power – Ending Police Traffic Stop Oppression

I sit in my room at the Pact camp. This camp is a significant conference about people (mostly white as it turns out) who adopt people of color. One of the issues that is discussed quite a bit is the … Continue reading

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Amazon EC2 plugin – 1.30 Released

A significant bug fix release was made in the plugin, thanks to all to helped test it and provided contributions. The next release will probably be in the next month or so and will include the acceptance of enhancement PRs … Continue reading

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Amazon EC2 Plugin Release 1.30

I have just finished a bunch of work on this plugin to fix a number of bugs related to starting instances and respecting instance caps for spot instances. The plugin will now restart a stopped instance and always respect the … Continue reading

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Moving to a Mac

With my new gig at Talend I have requested a MacBook Pro as a company computer, thinking that since I’m now an architect I will have to do more writing and (god forbid) slides. Of course I will continue to develop … Continue reading

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Now at Talend

After many years of leading Oakland Software to develop really good data transformation technology, I have moved to a new phase, having sold these assets to Talend. A little while ago, I joined Talend as a Senior Architect responsible for data … Continue reading

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Jenkins EC2 work

About a year ago, I have gotten involved pretty extensively in the Jenkins EC2 plugin where I’m now the maintainer. This was motivated by wanting to move my company’s (Oakland Software — now mostly part of Talend) build process to … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the Java u21 problem

I see all of the platform UI bugs and https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=319514 caught my attention and I have made several comments on it. I thought I would share my observations and suggestions at this point, being a member of the Eclipse community. Observations: … Continue reading

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