Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Easy Button For Using VMware vSphere With An OpenStack Cloud

The company I work for, Platform9, made two announcements this week. The first is that we have closed a Series B round of funding and the second is that support for VMware vSphere is now generally available (GA). Platform9 CEO and Co-founder, Sirish Raghuram, has blogged about the significance of the funding news. We also view the […]

Understanding How VMware vSphere Integrates With OpenStack

One of the more interesting developments that I am hearing in the OpenStack community is the growing desire to leverage OpenStack as a “manager of managers” for different types of technologies such as server virtualization and containers. This lines up with the messaging that the OpenStack Foundation has been putting forth regarding the emergence of OpenStack as an Integration […]

Making OpenStack Upgrades Easy: Think Cloud-Native

Anyone who has ever attempted to upgrade a cloud platform, be it from Microsoft, OpenStack, or VMware, will readily attest that doing so in a live production environment is not for the faint of heart. No Cloud Admin wants to suffer through a failed upgrade that causes a production cloud to be degraded, unavailable, or […]