A conversation on the OpenStack-Community listserv caught my eye this week, which started with a simple question: "I've been contemplating starting a new OpenStack meet-up and am excited about meeting with and hearing what folks are doing in the local area. While continue working on this, I'm... Read more
It's a problem that the tech industry struggles with in general, and OpenStack is no different: How do we create an environment that is open, inviting, and friendly to women, and how do we get more women involved?
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The final day of keynotes at OpenStack Summit delivered even more user stories from a variety of disparate industries who all share a common need for making the deployment of virtual infrastructure fast and easy.
Recap from Day 1 at the OpenStack Summit in Paris. The first days have provided some amazing opportunities to learn about how in just four years OpenStack has gone from humble beginnings as a joint project between a single company and a government agency, and a cloud powerhouse now backending some... Read more
Chris C. Kemp is the Chief Strategy Officer of Nebula, Inc., a leading cloud computing and IaaS provider which helps enterprises deploy and manage OpenStack-based private clouds. Previously to founding Nebula, Chris served as NASA's first CTO where he co-founded the OpenStack project. In this... Read more
Everett Toews is a Developer Advocate at Rackspace, where he works every day to make OpenStack at large and the Rackspace Cloud specifically easier for both developers and operators to use. He is co-author of the OpenStack Operations Guide from O'Reilly, which we profiled earlier this year. Everett... Read more
Kyle Mestery is an open source cloud computing architect working on the Neutron project on OpenStack, where he serves as PTL (program team lead). Neutron is the networking component of OpenStack, which handles the complex task of connecting machines in a virtual environment. Here what he's working... Read more
Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Sage Weil, founder and chief architect of Ceph and a speaker at the upcoming OpenStack Summit in Paris. I seized the chance to ask him a few questions about his talk and some of the things that matter most to him.
When you want to learn about object storage in OpenStack, John Dickinson is the guy to ask. John is the Director of Technology at SwiftStack, a company which relies on the OpenStack Swift project to provide unstructured data storage to customers around the world. He also serves as the Program... Read more