Monthly Archives: February 2014

Voting Now Open For OpenStack Summit Talks: The Year Of CloudOps And Community

The general availability of Icehouse, the ninth release of the OpenStack Cloud platform, is only a few months away.  Shortly after that will be the convening of the biannual OpenStack Summit in May, which will be held in Atlanta, GA.  This will be my second Summit and my first ever on U.S. soil.  At the […]

Laying Cinder Block (Volumes) In OpenStack, Part 3: Solutions Design

This is part 3 (sort of) in a series that I’ve been writing about the OpenStack Cinder block storage service.  If you have not already done so, I encourage you to at least read my part 1 post on the basics of Cinder; you may also want to read part 2 if you are interested […]

Should OpenStack Stop Chasing AWS?

Introduction The topic of how OpenStack should relate to Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been a source of furious debate in the OpenStack community, with some advocating direct mano-a-mano competition and others pushing for capitulation and finding a way to work with AWS in some manner.  Others in the community want to explore a middle […]