Monthly Archives: June 2013

[Updated For Havana] OpenStack Compute For vSphere Admins, Part 2: Nova-Scheduler And DRS

[I’ve updated this series with information based on the new Havana release and changes in vSphere integration with the latest version of OpenStack.  Any changes are prefaced with the word “Havana” in bold brackets] vSphere & Resource Scheduling in Nova Compute In part 1, I gave an overview of the OpenStack Nova Compute project and […]

[Updated For Havana] OpenStack Compute For vSphere Admins, Part 1: Architectural Overview

[I’ve updated this series with information based on the new Havana release and changes in vSphere integration with the latest version of OpenStack.  Any changes are prefaced with the word “Havana” in bold brackets] One of the most common questions I receive is “How does OpenStack compare with VMware?”  That question comes, not only from […]

Getting Started With OpenStack

I had the opportunity earlier this year to participate in the Cloud Expo in New York City, both as an OpenStack Foundation booth staffer and as a breakout session speaker (more on that later).  With IBM as a Diamond sponsor and Rackspace as a Platinum sponsor, OpenStack was front and center in many keynote sessions, […]