OpenStack Conference and Design Summit -Day 2 Recap

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Another amazing day at the OpenStack Conference and Design Summit; highlights: OpenStack Conference Slides (working to get all the slides) – http://www.slideshare.net/event/openstack-conference-and-design-summit-apr-2011 OpenStack Virtual Appliance Demo from Citrix – http://www.citrix.com/tv/#videos/3837 OpenStack Cookbooks for Chef from Matt Ray at OpsCode – https://github.com/mattray/openstack-cookbooks Installing OpenStack on Cisco Equipment – http://www.cisco.com/web/solutions/sp/design_summit_2011.html#~Resources Hallway Conversations – Making OpenStack Happen Billy… Read more »

Mark Collier on Facebook’s Open Compute

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Mark Collier has a detailed blog post with plenty of videos on the recent Facebook announcement of Open Compute.  The complete post is here. My favorite part… Starting today, communities like Open Compute can combined forces with other open communities like OpenStack and Cloud Foundry to get real world data on how a given workload… Read more »

OpenStack Participating Company Midokura Raises 1.3 Million US

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As many of the participating companies in the OpenStack ecosystem are startups, it is great to see important milestones reached. As of today, Midokura, a pioneer in the network virtualization space providing cloud-enabling technologies for both public and private clouds, has announced the raising of 1.3 million USD in seed-funding. The complete announcement is at… Read more »

Nati Shalom – GigaSpaces OpenStack Explained

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Nati Shalom from GigaSpaces posted a blog today, “GigaSpaces OpenStack Explained.” From the post, One of the major concerns of many IT organizations is cloud vendor lock-in. This concern was expressed recently in “Banks fear cloud vendor lock-in,” from IT Wire: The onset of cloud computing gives vendors the chance to lock customers in to… Read more »

Ubuntu Cloud Days IRC Event

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On March 23 and 24th, the Ubuntu community is hosting their first Cloud Days event via IRC. Soren Hansen is representating the OpenStack Community with an introduction talk at 20.00 UTC. The schedule for Wednesday March 23 is below: Wed 23rd Mar 16.00 UTC Cloud Computing 101, Ask your questions — kim0 17.00 UTC Scaling… Read more »

Building the Complete Open Source Cloud with Xen.org and OpenStack

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The Xen.org community, home of the open source Xen hypervisor, announced today the availability of Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) 1.0.  XCP 1.0 provides a full-featured virtualization platform solution from bare metal including the Xen hypervisor, network and storage support, and a management stack. This platform is a perfect complement to the OpenStack cloud infrastructure solution… Read more »

OpenStack in Korea

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It’s been a very busy week for OpenStack in Koera and I wanted to highlight the events with some more details and pictures. Monday Feb 21 – OpenStack at KT Stephen Spector (OpenStack Community Manager) and John Willis from OpsCode presented to the Cloud Service Business Unit at KT on OpenStack, DevOps, and Chef. Unfortunately,… Read more »