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The 5 biggest cloud developments to watch in 2017

It’s going to be another big year for the cloud in 2017. Let me count the ways.

1) Clouds will grow and grow.

Forrester Research… 680 more words


Jcloud NoSuchMethodError in Rackspace Cloud File implementation

Rackspace cloud file feature was implemented with out project. In the deployment, it gave the no such method. error as following.

java.util.ServiceConfigurationError: org.jclouds.providers.ProviderMetadata: Provider org.jclouds.rackspace.cloudfiles.uk.CloudFilesUKProviderMetadata could not be instantiated: java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: com.google.common.base.Objects.firstNonNull(Ljava/lang/Object;Ljava/lang/Object;)Ljava/lang/Object;
 at java.util.ServiceLoader.fail(ServiceLoader.java:207)
 at java.util.ServiceLoader.access$100(ServiceLoader.java:164)
 at java.util.ServiceLoader$LazyIterator.next(ServiceLoader.java:353) 135 more words

OpenStack's wins and losses

The good news is that OpenStack is doing really well on private clouds and telecoms. On the public cloud, however, it’s a different story.

First, the good stuff. 513 more words


vRealize Operations: Improving Data Center Operations and Using Super Metrics

I gave this presentation on vRealize Operations (vROps)  in the Rackspace booth at VMworld USA 2016.  I covers improving operations, customizations, what-if scenarios and custom super metrics. 113 more words


Deploying LightSpeed Application - Web Platform Installer


I need to deploy a small application that I placed together to pilot Microsoft Lightswitch.

We will be using Beth Massi’s “Deploying Lightswitch Applications to IIS 6 & Automating Deployment Packages… 524 more words

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Forget About Your OpenStack Upgrades

Upgrades. Few IT activities are as important yet heartburn-inducing as upgrading a major system.

Often upgrades mean service disruption, both expected and sometimes unexpected, which can negatively affect businesses. 279 more words


Enabling Software Defined Storage as a Service with OpenStack and Ceph

Data storage growth is both a reality and a burden for today’s enterprises.

With the move to digital, big data and, data intensive workloads, enterprises are storing an increasing amount of data, … 169 more words