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Services offerings for all phases of the OpenStack lifecycle, from green-field to migration to scale-out optimization, including Migration, Self-service IT as a Service (ITaaS), CI/CD. Learn More

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The deep bench of OpenStack infrrastructure experts has the proven experience across scores of deployments and uses cases, to ensure you get OpenStack running fast and delivering continuous ROI.

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Mirantis provides coding, testing and maintenance for OpenStack drivers to help infrastructure companies integrate with OpenStack and deliver innovation to cloud customers and operators. Learn More

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OpenStack: Now

Your one stop for the latest news and technical updates from across OpenStack ecosystem and marketplace, for all the information you need stay on top of rapid the pace innovation.

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Openstack Basic with Neutron External link
KwonSun Bae, Slideshare - July 21, 2014

Openstack Basic with Neutron

Rob Hirschfeld on DefCore External link
Jason Baker, opensource.com - July 21, 2014

What's in a name? Quite a bit, actually. To ensure compatibility between products sharing the same name, it's important that users can expect a core set of features to be consistent across different distributions. This is especially true with large projects like OpenStack which are made up of many interlocking components.

Inside My Home Rackspace Private Cloud, OpenStack Lab, Part 7: LBaaS External link
Kevin Jackson, Rackspace - July 21, 2014

With a useful OpenStack lab up and running, it’s time to take advantage of some more advanced features. The first that Kevin Jackson wants to look at is adding the OpenStack Networking LBaaS (Load Balancer) to his Rackspace Private Cloud. This is currently a Tech Preview and unsupported feature of Rackspace Private Cloud v4.2 and is not considered for use in …

HPC in an OpenStack Environment External link
Joseph Stanfield and Nishanth Dandapanthula, Dell - July 21, 2014

As the concept of cloud computing continues to expand its market reach, many companies have discovered the advantage of encapsulating configuration details into a virtual setting allowing users to build a customized environment and run it in the cloud as the need arises for computational resources. Cloud computing would also seem to go hand-in-hand with a production HPC environment, offering …

Fix for Strange Issue Booting KVM Guests External link
Scott Lowe - July 21, 2014

This issue describes a fix Scott Lowe found for an issue he had when booting KVM guest domains on the Ubuntu/KVM hypervisors in his home lab. He’d been struggling with this issue for quite some time now, but only recently found what he believes to be the final fix for the problem.

Enabling federation VPN inside OpenStack using multiple External Networks External link
Giuseppe Cossu, XIFI - July 21, 2014

XIFI is adopting the Multi-Domain Virtual Private Network (MDVPN) [1] as a private network for the federation. In order to allow the access to some management functionalities – Virtual Machines within this network – we have built up a secondary external network in each XIFI’s OpenStack deployment.

Diving into OpenStack Network Architecture – Part 4 – Connecting to Public Network External link
Ronen Kofman, Oracle - July 21, 2014

In the previous post we discussed routing in OpenStack, we saw how routing is done between two networks inside an OpenStack deployment using a router implemented inside a network namespace. In this post we will extend the routing capabilities and show how we can route not only between two internal networks but also how we route to a public network. …

Authenticate OpenStack Swift Against Keystone Instead of TempAuth External link
James W. Thorne, ThorneLabs - July 21, 2014

In a previous post James W. Thorne detailed how to install a stand-alone, multi-node OpenStack Swift Cluster with VirtualBox or VMware Fusion and Vagrant. That post configures Swift’s TempAuth module for authentication. However, if you have an existing OpenStack environment, or just an OpenStack Keystone server already setup, you can just as easily use Keystone instead.

A CAMP-centric approach to cloud application management External link
Tom Nolle, SearchCloud Applications - July 21, 2014

Tom Nolle offers assessment strategies to determine CAMP's potential in a cloud application management project.

Red Hat Makes Erasure Coding “Official”, Releases Ceph Firefly Features in Inktank Ceph Enterprise 1.2
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Now - July 21, 2014

Red Hat has announced the release of Inktank Ceph Enterprise (ICE) 1.2, which builds on the Firefly release of the community version of the Ceph object and block storage system. The release brings features such as erasure coding and cache tiering to the enterprise version of the software.One of the advantages of object storage systems such as Ceph or OpenStack …

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