Kilo is Coming!
melissa • March 19, 2015 • 2 Comments

As many who are involved with OpenStack in some way, shape, or form know, the cadence for releases has been two a year

OpenStack, Then and Now, 2013 to 2015
melissa • January 08, 2015 • 1 Comment

We’ve just entered 2015, and we’re working with OpenStack Juno, eagerly awaiting OpenStack Kilo, which will be out on April 30 of this year.  The

The Real Cost of Free Hypervisors
melissa • December 16, 2014 • 2 Comments

Free is an interesting term to use when we talk about virtualization platforms, especially the industry leading VMware ESXi.  As hypervisors have become standard fare

TripleO, Deploying OpenStack on OpenStack
melissa • November 28, 2014 • 1 Comment

One of the most challenging tasks one can face is deploying an infrastructure from nothing. When we’re faced with a net new environment, we often

Checking OpenStack’s Pulse With Pacemaker
melissa • November 27, 2014 • 1 Comment

High availability is an important aspect of any infrastructure deployment.  We’re all familiar with technologies such as VMware’s HA and Microsoft Cluster Server.   Setting the

Sahara, OpenStack’s Answer to the Big Data Question
melissa • November 25, 2014 • 1 Comment

What is big data anyway?  Data is being constantly generated everywhere around us.  Think of everything you do throughout the day, and how you interact