Tag: OpenStack


OpenStack Foundation thunks down cloud buyers guide

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May 2014

OpenStack Foundation thunks down cloud buyers guide

…it’s valuable to the buyer to get an idea of which parts of the technology lack the maturity to tempt in a major seller. The OpenStack Marketplace launched this morning in front of 4,500+ people during the OpenStack Summit keynote.


These aren’t the 2014 OpenStack predictions you’re looking for

23

Dec 2013

These aren’t the 2014 OpenStack predictions you’re looking for

If you’re easily offended or believe that raw OpenStack is without blemish, then these aren’t the 2014 predictions you’re looking for. Annual prediction pieces are a staple of many outlets that cover specific industries. But prepare early, because the real work starts in October and November.


Oracle supports OpenStack: lip service or real commitment?

13

Dec 2013

Oracle supports OpenStack: lip service or real commitment?

Obviously, the first, most-important question in all of this is: Can Oracle engage positively with the open-source meritocracy that OpenStack represents? Tectonic industry shifts are the time to move fast and offer a sharply pointed opinion piece to a key publication. Of course, you need to know who to call and have a relationship with them.


OpenStack Havana goes live, but here’s what’s important: new users!

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Oct 2013

OpenStack Havana goes live, but here’s what’s important: new users!

As Cloudscaling CTO Randy Bias put it, the new metering, support for rolling upgrades and ability to boot from volume are all important. But ‘the biggest impact of Havana stems directly from the fact that the technical meritocracy of the project and the continuous integration and testing system are working incredibly well. This is a massive project, and it’s consistently meeting its semi-annual release cadence. Time your...

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This is about as close as you can get to an Amazon private cloud using OpenStack

06

Sep 2013

This is about as close as you can get to an Amazon private cloud using OpenStack

The bigger point is that Cloudscaling is an important company within the OpenStack ecosystem, and one that has taken an approach that fully embraces Amazon Web Services, and soon Google Compute Engine APIs and architecture. Sometimes, you get an article more positive than you’d never dreamed was possible. Enjoy it.


The time for OpenStack to embrace Amazon is now

24

Jul 2013

The time for OpenStack to embrace Amazon is now

Cloudscaling’s Randy Bias has been vocal about his support of fidelity with AWS. But in a blog post this morning he contends that given the continued strong growth of AWS, the need is now urgent. Your blog posts can be newsworthy. This is just one example of dozens of articles that ran this week about Randy Bias’ blog post about AWS architectural compatibility in OpenStack. It also...

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Jul 2011

Does the filter bubble stack the deck against disruptive ideas?

Google “Bank of America.” Now, ask a pal in the next office to do the same. Compare results. They’re different. Eli Pariser discovered this when his Google search for “BP” returned very different results than did his friend’s, even though their politics, background and interests would appear to be similar. This led Pariser down a lengthy research trail, where he learned that click data, search...

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