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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

Cloud

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

Cloud

OpenStack Summit Day 2 Recap: The Future is Multi-Cloud

Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation, kicked off day two of the Summit by tying it back to the first day’s keynote about the challenge of meeting the scalability requirements of projects such as the Square Kilometer Array radio telescope. 109 more words

Cloud

Common Lisp Hunchentoot Quicklisp on Ubuntu Server @ Rackspace VM

So after six years I finally get round to revisiting this subject, a lot has changed over the years, but not much either, the basics are still the same. 1,842 more words

Programming

OpenStack Summit Day 1 Recap: OpenStack for Work That Matters

Like the city in which we are meeting, the Barcelona OpenStack Summit feels both old and new at the same time.

Barcelona is a new venue for the bi-annual Summit and as usual, there are an impressive number of first time attendees. 163 more words

Cloud

Q/A with Rackspace Network Architect Vijay Emarose - DevCentral's Featured Member for November

Koman Vijay Emarose works as a Network Architect with the Strategic Accounts team at Rackspace. He has been a “Racker” (Rackspace Employee) for 7+ years and currently he is adapting to a networking world that is pivoting towards a world of automation. 943 more words

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Microsoft open sources its next-gen cloud hardware design

Microsoft today open sourced its next-gen hyperscale cloud hardware design and contributed it to the Open Compute Project (OCP). Microsoft joined the OCP, which also includes Facebook, Google, Intel, IBM, Rackspace and many other cloud vendors, back in 2014. 364 more words

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