Taking Stock of OpenStack’s Rapid Growth

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With another successful OpenStack Summit in the books, I wanted to take a minute to reflect on three big areas of maturity that are rapidly emerging for the project: user maturity, software maturity and a focus on cloud operations. Users Take Center Stage First, it has become increasingly clear that the number of new users… Read more »

Clarification re: Board Activity

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Today the OpenStack Foundation is releasing the following statement: “The OpenStack Foundation is aware of media reports that discuss the commercial activities of Red Hat and other OpenStack vendors. The Board has not met to discuss this issue, nor has the Board taken a formal position on the issue. Although certain Board members in their… Read more »

OpenStack Superuser

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Today, we’re announcing the beginning of something new and exciting for OpenStack. Superuser is a new online publication dedicated to the experiences of individuals who are running OpenStack clouds of all sizes, across all industries. Topics will range from very actionable how-tos, case studies and architecture profiles to tackling less-tangible, strategic initiatives such as culture… Read more »

Countdown to the May 2014 OpenStack Summit

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The May 2014 OpenStack Summit in Atlanta Kicks Off in 3 Days! Continue to check OpenStack.org/Summit for updated information. Summit Schedule The main conference will run Monday through Thursday, and the Design Summit (developer working sessions) will run Tuesday through Friday. Arrive early on Monday to make sure you don’t miss any of the keynote action!  View… Read more »

Announcing the O’Reilly OpenStack Operations Guide

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Er, what’s this? An O’Reilly OpenStack Operations Guide offered side-by-side with the continuously-published OpenStack Operations Guide? Yes, your eyes do not deceive you, O’Reilly has completed the production of the OpenStack Operations Guide: Set Up and Manage Your OpenStack Cloud. You can get your bits-n-bytes copy at http://docs.openstack.org/ops/ or order a dead-tree version on the… Read more »

OpenStack Summit – now with more Ops

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I’m excited about what the upcoming Atlanta OpenStack Summit is going to bring, especially for those of us running clouds. Once again, we’ve got an Operations track in the main conference. It’s bigger than ever, running Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday — and, the sessions were selected by individuals with some serious ops credentials (as opposed… Read more »