OpenStack Summit: IoT, VNFs, and Security Services – How do they work together?
Alexander Adamov - May 26, 2016

OpenStack, Security, NFV and VNFs, and the Internet of Things: it's all linked together.

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OpenStack-based apps: The technology is easy, it’s the culture that’s hard
Superuser.TV - May 23, 2016

At the OpenStack summit last month in Austin, Mirantis' Craig Peters and the OpenStack Foundation's David Flanders got together to discuss application development on OpenStack with Superuser.TV.

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Why the world needs private clouds
Amar Kapadia - May 20, 2016

The $130B+ datacenter market is simply too large to jump onto one single bandwagon. Here are 10 reasons why you need to at least consider private cloud as part of your strategy.

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NetApp + Mirantis: Continuing a Great OpenStack Collaboration
Akshai Parthasarathy and Christian Huebner - May 18, 2016

The NetApp Mirantis Unlocked Reference Architecture for the Liberty-based Mirantis OpenStack 8.0 with NetApp's leading enterprise storage platforms, clustered Data ONTAP and E-Series.

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Which came first, the hardware or the software?
Michael McNerney - May 17, 2016

With every new software architecture, there typically emerges a new hardware architecture. There is a chicken and egg element here: did new hardware designs enable a new software model or vice versa?

EMC introduces Native Hybrid Cloud
Nick Chase, OpenStack:Unlocked - May 17, 2016

This week EMC made two new announcements, both focused on helping customers more easily bridge the so-called "OpenStack skills gap" holding back adoption.

It’s not really “serverless” computing:’s Ivan Dwyer
Nick Chase - May 16, 2016

OpenStack:Unlocked Podcast hosts Nick Chase and John Jainschigg interview's Director of Business Development, Ivan Dwyer about serverless computing.

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StackLight – the Logging, Monitoring and Alerting (LMA) toolchain of Mirantis OpenStack
Patrick Petit - May 12, 2016

In a December 2015 post, I introduced the concepts and base building blocks underpinning the Logging, Monitoring and Alerting (LMA) Toolchain of Mirantis OpenStack, now officially called StackLight.

Smashing Success: Global OpenStack Bug Smash Strengthens Mitaka Release
Guest Post - May 10, 2016

The first Global OpenStack Bug Smash was organized to improve the Mitaka release by identifying and addressing open issues across component projects.

AT&T deploys 74 OpenStack clusters; named Superuser
Ilya Stechkin - May 2, 2016

How AT&T is planning even more deployments in 2016 as it virtualizes its infrastructure based on OpenStack.