Nick Chase - February 15, 2017

The next OpenStack summit will be held in Boston May 8 through May 11, 2017, and the agenda is in progress.

Sebastian Braun - February 14, 2017

You may already have looked at Puppet, Chef or Ansible but today we focus on SaltStack. Simplicity is at its core, without any compromise on speed or scalability.

Michelle Yakura - February 6, 2017

The new Mirantis OpenStack 9.2 update includes NFV improvements to optimize OVS DPDK and Git-based lifecycle management for auditable configuration management.

Craig Anderson - January 28, 2017

Availability zones are one of the most frequently misunderstood and misused constructs in OpenStack.

Ales Komarek - January 20, 2017

Last week we presented an introduction to Salt and how it relates to OpenStack, K8s, and bare metal. Here are the answers to the Q&A, including those we ran out of time for.

Nick Chase - January 11, 2017

An introduction to YAML and how to use it to create Kubernetes Pods and Deployments.

Alexey Lebedev - December 28, 2016

There are a lot of possible approaches to RabbitMQ clustering on top of Kubernetes. Most pitfalls are common for all of them.

Nick Chase - December 27, 2016

We've had distributed systems for decades. So why is it up to the developer to build "cloud native" applications?

Georgy Okrokvertskhov & Aleksandr Shaposhnikov - December 26, 2016

Managing thousands containers can be challenging, but if you want to know how Kubernetes will behave at scale we might be able to provide an answer. At KubeCon in Seattle, we shared the data we collected in our scale lab, which consists of 500 physical nodes. Using virtual machines, we can simulate up to 5000 Kubernetes minions running actual workloads, and our tests are designed to reveal how Kubernetes behaves while managing a complex application (in this case, OpenStack services) at large scale.

Nick Chase - December 23, 2016

OpenStack is no longer the new, exciting kid on the block. That title has clearly gone to containers and container orchestration systems such as Kubernetes. So what does that mean for OpenStack?

Elena Ezhova, Oleg Bondarev, and Alexander Ignatov - December 22, 2016

We performed density and performance tests on OpenStack Neutron to determine whether it was ready for large-scale production environments; here's what we found out.

Vlad Drok, Andrey Shestakov, Anton Arefiev, Pavlo Shchelokovsky, and Serge Kovaleff - December 20, 2016

How we improved bare metal deployment performance by using Torrents to stream images from storage rather than pulling them directly.

Amar Kapadia - December 19, 2016

The economics OpenStack DIY, vendor distributions, and managed services.

Nick Chase, Piotr Siwczak, Mirantis Blog - December 13, 2016

Want a K8S application with hard dependencies? It’s common for situations to arise in which resources need to be created in a specific order, which isn’t easily accommodated with today’s templates.

Nick Chase - December 12, 2016

With Kubernetes 1.5, it's finally possible to build a single hybrid clustered application that includes both Windows and Linux components interacting with each other.

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