Latest OpenStack publications

Ceph storage project buoyed by new open-source foundation

More than 30 firms have joined Ceph Foundation, a new project hosted by the Linux Foundation to support and manage Ceph open-source storage technology Ceph technology provides storage for some of the largest cloud providers and organisations around the world, including financial institutions Bloomberg and Fidelity, and cloud service providers Rackspace and Linode. Block and… Read More

Quick words with OpenStack Foundation: Edge Computing

The Stack catches up with Ildikó Vancsa, ecosystem technical lead at OpenStack Foundation on how open infrastructure is playing an ever-greater role in edge computing  Rapid development, deployment and iteration of software is increasingly emerging as a sustainable means of achieving competitive advantage for many businesses. Open infrastructure and the development tools that support it… Read More

Rackspace and HPE launch pay as you go OpenStack private cloud

Rackspace and HPE have announced the release of the first pay per use private cloud, hoping to tempt in enterprise businesses that prefer private cloud environments, with the agility of public cloud. The two firms are partnering to offer OpenStack Private Cloud on a pay per use infrastructure, as is used in public cloud environments… Read More

OpenStack: Why stagnating clouds are killing innovation

Mark Baker, Ubuntu Product Manager for OpenStack at Canonical discusses why businesses are turning to the open source platform and the key challenges they face on the journey As companies increasingly operate within multi cloud environments, they are looking to establish a comprehensive strategy which covers all workloads, whether running on-premises or in the public… Read More

Becoming a self-sustaining business through open infrastructure

Mariano Cunietti, CTO at Enter, discusses how open infrastructure can help businesses break away from traditional IT dependencies… An open infrastructure is a platform that is able to provide the user, or the customer, with the freedom to choose. In a proprietary, closed-cloud environment it is easy to accomplish tasks quickly and efficiently, but functionalities cannot… Read More