On March 3, the OpenStack Foundation board of directors met in New York for an all-day marathon to discuss the future of OpenStack and identify market trends and opportunities. After a brief discussion about the need to shore up core OpenStack so that compute, storage, and networking functionality work reliably, the group of more than 20 broke into four separate sub-groups to discuss the Internet of Things (IoT) and NFV, containers and developer tools, public and hybrid clouds, and product management/the Product Working group.OpenStack Foundation
The Vancouver Summit is now only 56 days away, and the full schedule is now live. In addition, OpenStack Kilo has reached milestone 3 in advance of its late April release.communitysummit
SUSE has rebranded its OpenStack server to reflect the DefCore initiative, upgrading it to Juno and adding support for Hadoop and MapR through Sahara.
OpenStack is meant to be pluggable; you should be able to swap out components as necessary (or desired). Normally, we're talking about hardware--as long as you have the proper drivers, you can use pretty much any hardware to run your OpenStack cloud--but it also applies to additional systems such as Software Defined Networking components.ContrailjuniperJuniper networksMirantis OpenStackMOSNetworkingneutronOpencontrail
Superuser awards recognize a team that uses OpenStack to meaningfully improve their business and differentiate in a competitive industry, while also contributing back to the community.
"The first commit has a steep learning curve, especially if you haven’t had experience with Git, Gerrit, and the rest of the OpenStack tooling." says HP developer Susanne Balle. "My experience has been that the community is very welcoming and always ready to help a newbie with his/her first commit."
SUSE has rebranded its OpenStack server to reflect the DefCore initiative, upgrading it to Juno and adding support for Hadoop and MapR through Sahara. The software, formerly known as SUSE Cloud, is now known as SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5, and includes improvements to networking and deployment, as well as a new services-oriented architecture.suse
HP released a new line of servers this week. Based on open standards and aimed at the service provider market, the Cloudline server line is being produced in partnership with China's Foxconn Original Device Manufacturer (ODM).cloudlineHP
In the OpenStack ecosystem, change is common, but when a vendor pulls out of a project it once championed, it’s a big deal. And so it is with TripleO, the project to simplify deployment by using OpenStack as an undercloud on which to deploy OpenStack.HPtripleo
OpenStack community members are voting on presentations for the OpenStack Summit, which will be held May 18-22, in Vancouver, Canada. Member votes help determine the proposals to accept, and the polls are open until Monday, Feb. 23 at 5 pm CT.summitvancouvervoting
Slides for the talk from Salvatore Orlando and Armando Migliaccio at the Openstack Summit – Fall 2013 in Hong Kong
Yes, there is value in unified leadership. But OpenStack has other more powerful forces behind it.