Articles by Isabel Brunkan

Announcing Chameleon Live!

Join us on Friday, October 22 at 1.30p CT for Chameleon Live - an informal webinar where the Chameleon team will showcase the newest features of the testbed and answer questions from the community. Think of it as office hours to learn all about Chameleon updates and how to use them! Register and submit questions here: https://forms.gle/4itPs913vFTbnnGG9

Chameleon on YouTube: Top Chameleon Videos to Learn and Explore

New to Chameleon? Or are you a Chameleon veteran interested in exploring a new feature or tool you’ve seen on Chameleon, but not sure where to begin? Look no further - we’ve gathered the top Chameleon tutorials for you to use as inspiration! Ranging from full-length webinars to short overview videos, you can learn and explore new ways to experiment on Chameleon!

Chameleon on the Networking Channel

Tune in October 27 at 8a PST on the networking channel to hear Chameleon Lead PI Kate Keahey and DevOps lead Jason Anderson speak about how to use Chameleon to run experiments spanning edge devices and the cloud! Learn more: https://bit.ly/3zLoK3Z 

Reproducibility on Chameleon: Trovi meets YouTube

Explore experiments packaged and runnable on Chameleon with ~5 minute videos by the authors explaining how to launch the notebook, provision resources, and run the experiment. Whether you’re new to Chameleon, Jupyter, or Trovi, these videos can help you get started quickly and easily!

2021 Chameleon User Survey

As part of Phase 3, we’re looking to improve the Chameleon experience and make the system generally better over the next 4 years. This is your chance to guide hardware purchases, influence Chameleon capabilities and change priorities in our roadmap. 

To help us in this effort, we would like to invite you to take this 10-15 minute survey, and share your experiences, desires, pain points and anything else to help us build a better Chameleon for you! The survey will be open till the end of June. 

Thank you in advance for your participation!

The survey is available here: 2021 …

Interactive and Repeatable Experiments on Chameleon with Jupyter Notebook

As another semester begins, we’ve rounded up a series of fully packaged experiments on Chameleon. These experiments are all publicly available on Trovi, Chameleon’s sharing platform. The experiments can be used for classes to introduce different topics, tools, or datasets, or serve as an introduction to provisioning resources on Chameleon with Jupyter Notebook. Once you launch an experiment, you can edit the notebook, allowing individual experimentation, and letting you introduce variation, such as trying different resources or datasets.

Tickets of the Year: Solutions to Your 2020 (Ticket) Problems

Is your instance not launching? Are your Floating IPs drifting aimlessly through the ether? Do you have a PI eligibility request? Chameleon tickets are the fastest way to reach the Chameleon support team and receive assistance for all your testbed needs. It’s 2020. Everyone could use a little extra help. 

As 2021 and Oscars season approaches, the Chameleon team has compiled “Tickets of the Year” designed to help you avoid (at least some of) the same stumbling blocks of 2020. Read on to learn about some of the most common tickets, their solutions, and some special ticket award categories. You …

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