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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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?

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

OpenStack:Unlocked Podcast hosts Nick Chase and John Jainschigg interview Iron.io'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.

Ready, Set, Go! Converged Infrastructure and OpenStack Deployments Q&A External link
Greg Loughmiller, Gordon Rothstein - April 19, 2016

We weren't able to get to all of the questions in our webinar, Ready, Set, Go! Converged Infrastructure and OpenStack Deployments, so here are the ones we weren't able to get to.

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Is Cinder’s Google driver the light at the end of the hybrid cloud tunnel?
Nick Chase - April 17, 2016

On its face, it seems simple. The newest version of OpenStack, Mitaka, includes a Cinder driver that enables users to easily backup data to Google Cloud Storage. No big deal, right?

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53 new things to look for in OpenStack Mitaka
Nick Chase - April 17, 2016

The OpenStack Mitaka release has three general themes: an improved user experience, better manageability, and scalability. (There's also a focus on easing the way for developers.)

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What’s New in Mirantis OpenStack 8.0 Webinar Q&A, Part 2
Amar Kapadia, Joseph Yep, John Jainschigg - April 15, 2016

As promised, here's the second part of our Q&A from the Mirantis OpenStack 8.0 webinar. Enjoy!

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OpenStack:Unlocked (21-Mar-16 « NEWS « 03-Apr-16)
OpenStack:Unlocked - April 5, 2016

Intel partners with CoreOS, Mirantis, and Google to put OpenStack on Kubernetes