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July 26, 2016  8:39 AM

OpenStack on Kubernetes, Mirantis fuels Fuel with Google Intel heat

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
OpenStack

It's all hands to the cloud platform pumps over at the OpenStack community this month. For one, Mirantis (a software, services and training company) is buddying up with Google and Intel to develop Fuel, the leading lifecycle management tool for...

September 7, 2015  9:02 AM

Amazon C++ SDK: cloud games development on the cloud, for the cloud

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Amazon, AWS, Games, Open source

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is aiming to provide software application development professionals with more tangible tools to build native cloud applications on the cloud, for the cloud.


July 24, 2015  9:49 AM

Fanatical elasticity: ObjectRocket by Rackspace adds managed Elasticsearch

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
ObjectRocket, Open source, Rackspace

The company known for its 'fanatical' approach to managed cloud services support, Rackspace, has added managed Elasticsearch technology to its cadre. More specifically, Rackspace's managed database platform ObjectRocket is expanding its database service portfolio to include fully-managed instances...


June 1, 2015  11:59 AM

ObjectRocket by Rackspace: this one’s dedicated to you, MongoDB

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
ObjectRocket, Open source, Rackspace

This week sees MongoDB World 2015 (#mongodbworld ) held in New York. In case you need reminding, MongoDB is an open source NoSQL cross-platform document-oriented database company favouring dynamic schemas. Also in attendance and only second to Teradata in its sponsorship of this event is...


November 19, 2014  1:09 PM

ShapeBlue: why enterprise-grade CloudStack wins

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, CloudStack, IaaS

Big service providers want to remove proprietary software from their stacks. This opening gambit is the core (claimed) truism tabled by Giles Sirett, who is CEO is founder of ShapeBlue, a firm that provides a range of strategic and technical consulting (and implementation) services for IT service...


August 15, 2014  7:10 AM

Could fundamental open cloud freedom die?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Open source, OpenStack

1 open sceu.png The Open-Xchange Summit will be held in late...


July 1, 2014  7:51 AM

BYO-LHC: Bring Your Own Large Hadron Collider

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Rackspace, Virtual Reality

Rackspace's involvement with OpenStack and CERN at the Large Hadron Collider surfaced again late last month when the cloud hosting provider staged a London-based gathering to discuss what, when and where its cloud hosting intelligence is being deployed. 1 CERN_LHC_tunnel.jpg


June 2, 2014  7:32 PM

Do you know your OpenStack history?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, NASA, Open source, OpenStack, Rackspace

True open source cloud aficionados know their subject matter back to front; they know the history of cloud, the history of open cloud standards and (most of all) they know the history of OpenStack. 1nstack-cloud-software-vertical-large.png


May 1, 2014  3:05 PM

How to ratify & audit open source security

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Open source, Open source security, PaaS, spideroak

SpiderOak this month released its open-source cryptographically-secure cloud application development framework called Crypton. This is interesting, but that's not the point. The software is essentially a method for creating privacy-oriented applications that can use any backend storage...


March 13, 2014  9:23 AM

Rackspace #bigdatabreakfast, you had me at bacon and cloud

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Big Data, cloud, EMC, Rackspace

Rackspace describes itself as the 'open cloud' company no less. Open enough then to host a cloud-enriched big data breakfast in London this month. awordlebacon.png


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