Can Software-defined networking (SDN) help to automate networking in the cloud, transforming switches into low-cost Linux boxes? Midokura offered guidance during the OpenStack Summit.
At the summit, big news from the OpenStack Foundation was the debut of the OpenStack Marketplace as an online facility to make it easier for users to find products and services. As a physical manifestation of the online marketplace, the OpenStack Summit exhibit hall had a marketplace theme to emphasize the new initiative.
Are you attending the OpenStack Summit in Paris? OpenStack Summit Paris is a five-day conference for OpenStack software users, developers and administrators, with a main conference encompassing keynotes from leading figures in the OpenStack community and a design summit focused around collaborative working sessions
The future of networking will be defined by software. That was the overriding theme after the first day of the inaugural Open Networking Summit, a conference dedicated to software-defined networking (SDN)and OpenFlow, the open source API defined to enable multivendor switches and routers to be programmable.
Canonical had an unexpected hit at OpenStack Summit: It's an Intel-powered, cloud-in-a-box. When Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, the parent company of Ubuntu Linux, made his keynote speech at OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, he announced many new Ubuntu OpenStack cloud and Juju DevOps initiatives.
With the OpenStack Summit in San Diego this week, open cloud headlines were dominated by OpenStack announcements and analysis. But some new criticisms of the project emerged as well. A Forrester analyst cautions that companies may not get a return on their investment with OpenStack.
From database-as-a-service (DBaaS) to software-defined storage, a number of major announcements, many of them related to open source development, continue to come out of the OpenStack Summit this week in Paris. Here's a recap of a few of the biggest ones.
The open-source OpenStack Juno cloud platform is set to become generally available on October 16, bringing with it a long list of new networking capabilities. The new networking features aren't just limited to the OpenStack Neutron networking project, they also include new features in the OpenStack Nova compute project as well.