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 »

OpenStack Conference – Agenda Highlights

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The Program Committee is in its final stages of crafting the OpenStack Conference agenda and I wanted to share some highlights from the agenda to get you ready for next week’s formal agenda announcement… Highlights: Keynote Speakers from HP, Dell, Nebula, Canonical, NetApp, and NTT User Case Studies from CERN and Acens Technologies (more being… 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 »

OpenStack Fall Event Theme

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Planning is underway for the OpenStack Conference in Boston, MA from October 6-7 and I am looking for community feedback on event theme ideas. As with our other events, we select a theme before the event and ensure that all signage and look/feel stay within that theme. The last theme for the OpenStack Conference was… Read more »

Hold the Date – OpenStack Conference

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The OpenStack Community requests that you mark your calendars as booked for October 5-7, 2011 for the OpenStack Conference in Boston, MA. With an opening reception on the evening of October 5 and two full days of all things OpenStack, this conference is the must attend event for open source enthusiasts, cloud computing technologists, and… Read more »

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 »