Linux Pro's editor-in-chief Joe Casad talked to Rick Clark and Paul Voccio about the recently announced OpenStack cloud platform, NASA, and how one will help the other.
on 07/26/2010 – Made popular on 07/26/2010
This week we explore whether OpenStack has reached the proverbial tipping point, hear an interview with OpenStack foundation leader Alan Clark and look at the next logical stage for the OpenStack project: automation.
French vendor eNovance is one of the top ten contributors to the OpenStack cloud platform and was recently acquired by Red Hat in a deal valued at $95 million. Unlike Red Hat's OpenStack Platform, which is an OpenStack distribution, eNovance focused on cloud services and does not build its own unique OpenStack distribution.
When the open-source OpenStack cloud platform first got started back in 2010, there were only two components, with Rackspace bringing in the Swift storage project and NASA contributing the Nova compute piece. Over the last four years, OpenStack has expanded significantly beyond its initial two core contributors and two primary components.
It’s official: OpenStack, the open source cloud platform, has formed an independent entity, the OpenStack Foundation, to promote the project and open source cloud computing more generally. Here’s the scoop, and what it means for the open source channel.
Founded in 2010, the OpenStack project has enjoyed broad support from a host of big names for some time.
Cisco first got involved with the open-source OpenStack cloud platform in 2011 with the Bexar release and initially was focused mostly on networking. Over the last several years, Cisco's OpenStack involvement and product portfolio have grown beyond just networking.