Recently I had the pleasure of making my first visit to China to visit Mirantis’ partner, UMCloud, and we visited with several large firms. Several trends caught my attention.
A personal note from Mirantis co-founders, Alex Freedland and Boris Renski.
G-Core Labs had a problem. The hosting company focuses on providing infrastructure for online gaming companies -- a notoriously exacting proposition. Fortunately, there's OpenStack.
We know OpenStack is hard. But why?
What happens if you need to integrate NetApp’s leading storage hardware into OpenStack?
At OpenStack Days Silicon Valley, Puppet Founder and CEO Luke Kanies dispelled the six most common misconceptions he’s encountered that prevent organizations from adopting and benefiting from DevOps.
Rackspace, one of the founding companies behind OpenStack, is said to be close to a deal with Apollo Global Management to bring the company private at a value of between $3.4 billion and $4 billion.
HPE is also the subject of rumors of a private equity buyout. Several firms are reportedly looking at buying either all of HPE, or just its software businesses.
Boris Renski joked that as MOS already supports Ubuntu and Oracle Linux, the addition of SUSE means that there's one major Linux distribution missing, but one that is about to be resolved.
This year's OpenStack Days Silicon Valley, held once again at the Computer History Museum, carried a theme of industry maturity.
This week, at OpenStack Silicon Valley, Mirantis and SUSE announced a partnership which will make Mirantis a "one-stop shop" for Mirantis OpenStack supported on all major Linux distributions.
When you introduce virtualization technologies into CSP, you often have to make trade-offs, such as between utilization/performance and elasticity/agility/manageability.