Monthly Archives: April 2014

What It Means To Be In The OpenStack Community (One Member’s Take)

Earlier this year, I had the privilege of giving two talks at the CloudStack Collaboration Conference in Denver, Colorado.  Neither talk was specifically about OpenStack; the first was on navigating the differences between legacy and cloud native applications while the second was on getting involved with and growing out technical communities.  While the response within […]

Coming To A VMUG Near You: vSphere With OpenStack

  One of the most rewarding things I got to do last year was to help educate the VMware community on the value and the workings of the OpenStack cloud platform.  As well, I had the opportunity to educate the OpenStack community on how VMware has been integrating their technologies into the OpenStack platform.  Along […]

So Is It Technical Or Technology Evangelist?

It was nearly a year ago (April 29, 2013 to be exact) that I joined Rackspace as a Cloud Architect in their Private Cloud business unit.  And it has been one of the best years of my life, career-wise, as I got to work with some great people, to learn a disruptive technology called OpenStack, […]