Mirantis: OpenStack Deployment on Fedora using Kickstart

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The team at Mirantis published a new blog post today on deploying OpenStack on Fedora (http://mirantis.blogspot.com/2011/05/openstack-deployment-on-fedora-using.html). From the blog: In this article, we discuss our approach to performing an Openstack installation on Fedora using our RPM repository and Kickstart. When we first started working with OpenStack, we found that the most popular platform for deploying… Read more »

Announcing Project RedDwarf – Database as a Service

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From Daniel Morris in the OpenStack developer mailing list comes a new incubation project announcement… Today Rackspace is announcing the introduction of Database as a Service (Project RedDwarf) for a possible affiliated OpenStack incubation project. To give you some background, Database as a Service is a scalable relational database service that allows users toquickly and… Read more »

OpenStack Announces Cactus Release

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With the availability of the Cactus release of OpenStack today the momentum and progress of the project continues to grow. A tremendous amount of effort and contribution from the large, and growing, community has added significant features, fixed a lot of bugs, and debated and discussed many technical issues. I am impressed with the progress… Read more »

OpenStack Cactus Webinar

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UPDATE: This webinar has been rescheduled to Thursday April 21st at 4pm EST. Please register at https://cc.readytalk.com/r/kdi85356wy As part of a new community project, the OpenStack Webinar Series, I am pleased to announce the OpenStack Cactus Webinar for April 19th from 3:00 – 4:00 pm CST. This Webinar will cover the new features implemented in… 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 »