Mirantis is Hiring: Jobs in OpenStack Cloud

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A look at individual membership in the OpenStack Foundation

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What people talk about when they talk about OpenStack Cloud

There’s enough going on in the OpenStack ecosystem that you can pretty much find a comfortable niche drilling down on anything from hypervisor compatibility to driver support to who’s in the foundation. But as you find yourself working on IaaS, whether from a deployment automation perspective or just building out your cloud, it’s useful to … Continued

Mirantis Offers Do-it-Yourself OpenStack

Mirantis, the largest OpenStack® systems integrator, today said it will offer Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Assist Services for OpenStack to help tech-savvy OpenStack adopters build their own vendor-neutral cloud platforms.

Using an orchestrator to improve Puppet-driven deployment of OpenStack

One of the complexities of the OpenStack installation process is that there are multiple dependencies between components distributed among different nodes. As a result the Puppet agent must run multiple times on each node and preserve the specific order of execution. Here, I want to make the argument that use of a centralized orchestrator for … Continued

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