New Foundation Gold Members & Corporate Sponsors

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The OpenStack Foundation was thrilled to add two new Gold Members and 13 corporate sponsors so far this year to the already impressive list of companies who are supporting the Foundation and driving innovation on the platform.    Ericsson and Juniper Networks won the OpenStack Board’s approval at the April board meeting and joined the Foundation as Gold members.  To… Read more »

Here is what happens inside Nova when you provision a VM

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At the Essex conference summit this past month, we presented a session on  OpenStack Essex architecture. As a part of that workshop we visually demonstrated the request flow for provisioning a VM and went over Essex arthicture. There was a lot of interest in this material; it’s now posted in Slideshare: Recap of the request flow… Read more »

I hear the Essex Train a-coming

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With Essex train in the wilds of testing, and the Essex release intended date less than 10 days away, we are pretty excited about everyone descending on San Francisco — practically our home town — for the Design Summit and Conference. Here at Mirantis, the company famous across OpenStack community for distributing vodka bottles at… Read more »

Rackspace Running OpenStack Compute Today for Select Customers, Discusses Broader Rollout Plans

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Lew Moorman, President of the Rackspace Cloud, recently discussed the state of Rackspace’s OpenStack plans in a blog post. In addition to running OpenStack Object Storage (code named Swift) for over a year to power their cloud, Rackspace is now running OpenStack Compute (code named Nova) for select customers. Head over to the Rackspace Cloud… Read more »

HP Announces Private Beta Program for OpenStack Cloud

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Today HP announced the private beta program for HP Cloud Services.  Our initial cloud services are HP Cloud Compute and HP Cloud Object Storage, both based on HP’s world-class hardware and software combined with OpenStack ™ technology.   I  want to personally invite you to sign up for our free private beta to develop, test and… Read more »

OpenStack Conference – Call for Speakers

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On behalf of the OpenStack Conference Program Committee, I am pleased to initiate the Call for Speakers for the Fall 2011 OpenStack Conference in Boston, MA from October 5-7.  This gathering of OpenStack developers, users, eco-system partners, open source enthusiasts, and cloud computing technologists presents speakers with the opportunity to actively participate in the shaping… Read more »

Some OpenStack Pictures from OSCON

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Here are a few shots of the OpenStack booth at OSCON being supported by our amazing ecosystem partners during a slow time when I could get away from the crowds to take a shot. I also took a picture of the great OpenStack cake from our birthday with the tasty cupcakes.        … Read more »