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April 13, 2012  12:15 PM

TOWIOSE: The Only Way Is OpenStack Essex

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, Cloud Computing, Open source, OpenStack, Rackspace, Ubuntu

The OpenStack open source cloud operating system project has this month blinged over to its fifth version known affectionately as the "Essex" release. Essex is said to be the first fully-functional version of OpenStack to ship with its dashboard management portal and identity authentication...

March 20, 2012  9:12 AM

Rackspace’s open source cocktail: Whiskey on Apache

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

Rackspace has been building what is arguably a reasonably respectable pedigree in open source technologies. It was summer of 2010 that the company partnered with NASA to launch the open source cloud computing operating system OpenStack. Built to compete with VMware's vSphere and Microsoft's Azure,...


January 5, 2012  6:11 AM

NASA boldly goes deeper into open source with code.NASA

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

NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration) has launched a new web site to "expand and unify" its open source efforts. The http://code.nasa.gov/ site/portal is intended to (bring to) surface existing projects and processes that NASA feels would...


October 7, 2011  11:57 AM

Rackspace donates OpenStack to community foundation status

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing, Open source, Rackspace

News has circulated last night and today concerning Rackspace's 'donation' of the Intellectual Property (IP) pertaining to the OpenStack project to a newly formed community-based foundation level status. The cloud computing provider has used its appearance at the OpenStack Conference in Boston...


July 27, 2011  10:34 AM

Do OpenStack clouds need “bootstrapping”?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Dell, OpenStack, Rackspace

Previously famed as a darling of the 'box-shifting desktop' market, Dell appears to be putting its boldest foot forward yet in the cloud solution space. This week sees the company launch what the company says is the "first available" cloud solution offering based on the OpenStack platform.

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March 9, 2011  8:59 AM

Rackspace parts open source clouds with formal support & services

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Hosting, Rackspace, Services, Support

Open source cloud computing organisations deploying OpenStack, the open source cloud operating system, have this week been given the option to receive formal service and support offerings...


February 4, 2011  10:06 AM

Rackspace & NASA OpenStack countdown to ‘Bexar’ code launch

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, community, Open source, Rackspace

The 
OpenStack large-scale open source cloud project and its standards-focused community members are this week gathered at mission control to witness the launch of the 'Bexar' code release of OpenStack Compute and Object Storage. With a variety of new features on offer, this Rackspace and NASA...


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