The Irony of OpenStack Ironic, Bare Metal for the Cloud
melissa • November 24, 2014 • 1 Comment

One of the projects discussed at the Kilo OpenStack design summit in Paris earlier this month is Ironic.  Ironic is a program that seeks to

Keeper of the Keystone, Identity Service in OpenStack
melissa • November 23, 2014 • 1 Comment

One of the most important programs inside of OpenStack is Keystone, also know as the identity service.  Anthony Chow, one of the contestants from Season 2 of

NetApp and Amazon Web Services, Perfect Together
melissa • November 13, 2014 • 1 Comment

Ever wished you didn’t actually have to have your data reside in Amazon, or maybe had a business case that just wouldn't let it happen? 

What Are We Stacking Again? How CloudStack Paved the Way for OpenStack
melissa • November 11, 2014 • 1 Comment

In 2011, when we were all just getting started with cloud (mostly trying to figure out exactly what it was), Citrix bought a company called

OpenStack, the Evolution of Virtualization
melissa • November 07, 2014 • 1 Comment

Many of us remember when virtualization was in its infancy, when we didn’t have features like high availability to protect against hardware failures, and live

Abstract Thoughts on Abstraction: OpenStack and Hypervisors
melissa • November 05, 2014 • 1 Comment

We keep hearing about OpenStack, but what exactly are we talking about?  It's not an apples to apples comparison to anything else in technology which