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326 articles from Superuser

A book on OpenStack for the cloud challenged

Need to explain cloud to your client? "OpenStack for Dummies" , a free ebook from vScaler, sets out to do just that.

Published on November 21, 2017

Kubernetes on OpenStack: Digging into technical details

Bitnami's Angus Lees offers up a recommended deployment and advice about future developments.

Published on November 20, 2017

OpenStack basics: An overview for the absolute beginner

Ben Silverman, author of "OpenStack for Architects," gets beginner's started with OpenStack.

Published on November 17, 2017

OpenStack Summit Sydney recap: 50 things you need to know

From new users to product launches, updates and demos, the OpenStack Summit Sydney was a race to the finish line. Here’s a news roundup from the Summit.

Published on November 16, 2017

Get involved with the OpenStack Community Financial Services Team

Financial institutions count on OpenStack for a future of innovation.

Published on November 16, 2017

How OpenStack powers genomics at Garvan Institute of Medical Research

"We started using OpenStack because we saw the value of segregating hardware resources and the opportunity to isolate and simplify the infrastructure configuration," Manuel Sopena Ballesteros says.

Published on November 15, 2017

How to build OpenStack on Kubernetes

How Workday uses Kubernetes to achieve zero downtime for large-scale production software-as-a-service.

Published on November 8, 2017

OpenStack Community Contributor Awards recognize unsung heroes

These awards -a little informal and quirky- recognize the valuable work from the community.

Published on November 7, 2017

Your passport to what’s next in OpenStack

Updates from the Sydney Summit keynotes.

Published on November 6, 2017

And the Superuser Award goes to…

The Tencent TStack team won the Superuser Award at the OpenStack Summit Sydney.

Published on November 5, 2017

Five users stories to catch at the Sydney Summit

Dozens of users will take the stage in Sydney to tell their stories about working with OpenStack. Catch them live or on video.

Published on November 2, 2017

Spark your interest with OpenStack lightning talks

Talks on containers, NFV and best practices will keep you moving at the OpenStack Summit Sydney.

Published on November 1, 2017

Get started with serverless architecture in OpenStack

Get started in under five minutes and just five steps with this tutorial from Lingxian Kong.

Published on November 1, 2017

OpenStack Days Nordic 2017: On the move

About 250 people met in Copenhagen for this two-day event.

Published on October 31, 2017

Tips for keeping your OpenStack ops moving

An eBook by Canonical offers up some ideas for avoiding "StuckStack."

Published on October 26, 2017

Kickstart your knowledge with the OpenStack Upstream Institute

The next 1.5 day training and how you can get involved.

Published on October 25, 2017

Meet the OpenStack Scientific Special Interest Group

How to get your science on at the Sydney Summit and beyond with the SIG.

Published on October 25, 2017

Meet the newest members of the OpenStack Technical Committee

More on the six new members of the TC.

Published on October 23, 2017

OpenStack Days: Coming to a city near you

“Being able to go to OpenStack Days is really important,” says executive director Jonathan Bryce.

Published on October 18, 2017

How to deploy multi-cloud serverless and Cloud Foundry APIs at scale

"Micro-services and APIs are products and we need to think about them that way," says IBM's Ken Parmelee.

Published on October 17, 2017

OpenStack Community Contributor Awards now open for nominations

Nominate your unsung OpenStack heroes for the spotlight with the Community Contributor Awards.

Published on October 13, 2017

How to install the Openstack Horizon Dashboard

This brief tutorial from LearnIT Guide shows you how to get started.

Published on October 6, 2017

How to get more involved with OpenStack

John Garbutt shares his thoughts on how to boost your involvement in the community.

Published on October 5, 2017

OpenStack operator spotlight: Fastweb

The Italian telecom company uses OpenStack as the framework for its infrastructure-as-a-service public cloud.

Published on October 4, 2017

How to deliver network services at the edge

Verizon’s Beth Cohen talks about the hard work and, yes, magic involved in edge computing.

Published on October 2, 2017

Kickstart your OpenStack skills with an Outreachy internship

These three-month internships are a great way for people from underrepresented groups to get started.

Published on September 28, 2017

Navigating Kubernetes and edge computing

Some key takeaways from the working session at OpenDev.

Published on September 27, 2017

Interested in reading up on OpenStack? Check out these books

The OpenStack Marketplace now features a selection of books from the community...

Published on September 18, 2017

Getting started with OpenStack? Check out this cheat sheet

Common commands for services Keystone, Glance, Nova, Neutron and Cinder in a one-page guide.

Published on September 1, 2017

Superuser Best of Sydney Summit Guide

There's plenty to learn about edge, multi-cloud and Kubernetes at the Sydney Summit.

Published on August 30, 2017

OpenTracing project profile

As part of our ongoing series spotlighting open-source projects, a profile of OpenTracing and how you can get involved.

Published on August 23, 2017

OpenStack’s seventh birthday: A world of cake!

This stack definitely takes the cake...

Published on August 7, 2017

Pay it forward: Become an OpenStack mentor

Emily Hugenbruch on how to get involved now.

Published on August 3, 2017

How to make successful contributions to open source projects

Kendall Nelson and Ildiko Vancsa share thoughts on the secret sauce of contributions.

Published on August 1, 2017

What you need to know about OpenStack’s Scientific Working Group

If you're a researcher, here's how to get involved now.

Published on July 27, 2017

Why Kubernetes, OpenStack and OPNFV are a match made in heaven

Now's the time to forge an even closer relationship between OpenStack, OPNFV and Kubernetes, says Ericsson's Chris Price.

Published on July 26, 2017

Why large state-owned enterprises are boarding the OpenStack train

100,000 cloud hosts with 800 nodes on the road to virtualization.

Published on July 21, 2017

Running an OpenStack cloud? Go to the next Operators Meetup

The Meetup, held August 9-10 in Mexico City, is a chance for operators to share best practices and war stories.

Published on July 19, 2017

Looking ahead to OpenStack Days China

This year's event is expected to break a new record for attendance - here's the backstory on why OpenStack is hot in China right now and the challenges the community faces.

Published on July 18, 2017

OpenStack Neutron: an NFV primer

An overview of Neutron for NFV from Rossella Sblendido, core reviewer, and the OpenStack Foundation's Ildikó Vancsa.

Published on July 13, 2017

Gender diversity in the OpenStack community: A new report

The Intel-sponsored report adds new numbers to the valuable debate about inclusion in open source projects.

Published on July 11, 2017

What you need to know about the upcoming OpenStack User Committee Elections

Active user contributors (AUCs) -- including operators, contributors, event organizers and working group members -- are invited to apply. Nominations open July 31 - August 11.

Published on July 10, 2017

Catch these updates on OpenStack community goals, strategies

Alan Clark, Thierry Carrez, Chris Price and Mike Perez are some of the 26 interviews available now.

Published on June 28, 2017

High availability of live migration with OpenStack: a report

The OpenStack Innovation Center (OSIC) benchmark​ ​tested live migration to find the best way to move forward with non-impacting cloud maintenance, here's what they found.

Published on June 27, 2017

What makes OpenStack relevant in a container-driven world

Containers align nicely with OpenStack, providing infrastructure, allowing them to share networking and storage with other types of computer resources in rich environments, says Thierry Carrez.

Published on June 22, 2017

How to craft a successful OpenStack Summit proposal

Inspiration, tips and a kick in the pants for the July 14 deadline.

Published on June 20, 2017

Clearing up why fog computing is important

Superuser talks to Adrien Lebre, who co-chairs the OpenStack Fog, Edge and Distributed Computing Working Group.

Published on June 19, 2017

How OpenSwitch is democratizing the networking market

Superuser TV talks to OpenSwitch's Albert Fishman about opening the billion-dollar networking market to more than the "elite."

Published on June 14, 2017

Containers are easy, running them in production is something else

“Running containers in production requires something more sophisticated," says David Aronchick, manager at Google Container Engine.

Published on June 13, 2017

Takeaways from 1,000 deployments a day: Paddy Power Betfair

They key is training devs to make the most of a self-service model, says Steven Armstrong, principal DevOps automation engineer.

Published on June 12, 2017

Reduce (complexity) and deploy: a strategic focus for OpenStack

Chris Price and Mike Perez discuss how they are working with adjacent technologies and on simplifying OpenStack.

Published on June 9, 2017

Making containers work in a siloed company: the athenahealth story

Growing healthy container ops in a siloed company isn’t easy — but they are in fine form at athenahealth. Superuser TV talked to Ryan Wallner and Kevin Scheunemann, both on the technical staff of athenahealth, at the recent OpenStack Summit Boston on how they got there. How did you get started deploying OpenStack on containers? […]

Published on June 8, 2017

Deploying and redeploying OpenStack in a physical server

How to use command-line tool Snapper to redeploy OpenStack in this tutorial from Arun Kumar of CloudEnablers.

Published on May 26, 2017

OpenStack Verizon case study: The illusion of infinite capacity

At the recent OpenStack Summit Boston, Billy Felton and Andrew Hendrickson of Verizon along with Sanjay Mishra CEO of Talligent offered a look into the platform, its architecture and what's next as they deal with the challenges of edge computing.

Published on May 25, 2017

K8s or die: Skating into the future

There’s Kubernetes this way, that way — and then there’s the “skater way,” say Ryan Beisner and Marco Ceppi. Here's how they kick it, flip it and ride it home with OpenStack.

Published on May 23, 2017

A checklist for securing OpenStack networking

Cisco's Naveen Joy offers this 10-point checklist for keeping your OpenStack network secure.

Published on May 22, 2017

Check out the OpenStack project updates

Over 30 project update sessions -- from Ansible to Zaqar -- took place at the recent Summit Boston. Catch up with the videos.

Published on May 16, 2017

OpenStack Boston Summit recap: 50+ things you need to know

From new users to product launches, updates and demos, the OpenStack Summit Boston hit it out of the park. Here's a news roundup from the Summit.

Published on May 15, 2017

OpenStack Community Contributor Awards recognize unsung heroes

These awards -a little informal and quirky- recognize the valuable work from the community.

Published on May 11, 2017

Meet Mila, OpenStack’s youngest contributor

Mila Perez, six months old, is OpenStack's newest contributor. She offers words of encouragement for newbies.

Published on May 10, 2017

Interop challenge: global OpenStack clouds rise again

15 participants around the world deployed a geo-distributed CockroachDB cluster using Kubernetes on OpenStack.

Published on May 9, 2017

Delivering the 3Cs of OpenStack

Cost, compliance and capabilities are three of the qualities OpenStack users brought to the keynote stage for the first day of the Summit Boston.

Published on May 8, 2017

And the Superuser Award goes to…

It's a tie: Paddy Power Betfair and UKCloud won the Superuser Award at the OpenStack Summit Boston.

Published on May 8, 2017

Get a copy of “OpenStack Application Essentials”

This booklet by the Enterprise Working Group focuses on designing, migrating and deploying applications. It's available gratis online, print on demand or you can pick one up at the OpenStack Summit Boston.

Published on May 7, 2017

StackCity comes to Fenway: all the details on the community party

Rain or shine, head to Fenway park on Tuesday at 7 p.m. for a night to remember.

Published on May 6, 2017

Spark your interest with OpenStack lightning talks

Talks on Kubernetes, security and best practices will keep you moving at the OpenStack Summit Boston.

Published on May 5, 2017

How New Zealand’s SkyTv is building a next-generation TV and media platform

Jean-Pierre Senekal of New Zealand's leading TV provider gives Superuser a sneak peak into his talk at the OpenStack Summit.

Published on May 3, 2017

Reference architectures and deployment templates simplify proof-of-concepts for popular OpenStack workloads

The Enterprise Working Group, in conjunction with industry-leading users, developed reference architectures for the most popular workloads on OpenStack—three-tier web applications, big data and eCommerce.

Published on May 2, 2017

Enterprise Working Group celebrates three years helping businesses with OpenStack

Three years, three books and plenty more to come.

Published on April 26, 2017

OpenStack works best when devs and operators tailor their workloads

Monica Rodriguez gives Superuser a sneak peak into her talks at OpenStack Boston.

Published on April 18, 2017

Jumpstart your OpenStack know-how at the Upstream Institute

This free 1.5-day class organized by the OpenStack Foundation will get you up an running as a contributor.

Published on April 13, 2017

How to organize an OpenStack Operators Meetup

If you're interested in bringing a future OpenStack Operators Meetup to your town, Mariano Cunietti of Enter has a few tips.

Published on April 3, 2017

Boston Superuser Awards Nominee: City Network

City Network is a nominee for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Boston, May 8-11.

Published on March 29, 2017

Boston Superuser Awards Nominee: MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab

MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) is a nominee for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Boston, May 8-11.

Published on March 29, 2017

Boston Superuser Awards Nominee: Ocado Technology

Ocado Technologies is one of the nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Boston, May 8-11.

Published on March 29, 2017

Boston Superuser Awards Nominee: Paddy Power Betfair

Paddy Power Betfair is one of the nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Boston, May 8-11.

Published on March 29, 2017

Boston Superuser Awards Nominee: Snapdeal

Snapdeal is one of the nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Boston, May 8-11.

Published on March 29, 2017

Boston Superuser Awards Nominee: UKCloud

UKCloud is one of the nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Boston, May 8-11.

Published on March 29, 2017

Boston Superuser Awards Nominee: VMware

VMware is one of the nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Boston, May 8-11.

Published on March 29, 2017

China’s largest cable TV provider launches first private cloud with OpenStack

How Shanghai's Oriental Cable Network built a modularized, scalable and automated hosting platform without proprietary APIs thanks to OpenStack.

Published on March 26, 2017

Pay it forward: Sign up for Speed Mentoring at the OpenStack Summit Boston

The program seeks 20 mentors with at least a year of OpenStack experience to offer technical or career guidance.

Published on March 20, 2017

How a research group avoids Franken-infrastructure with OpenStack

Bright Computing provides 43 compute nodes with 1,100 CPU to 30 research groups at the Van Andel Institute (VAI) with a hybrid solution of high-performance compute (HPC) grid and cluster computing and cloud computing.

Published on March 9, 2017

How to disable NAT for IPv4

Shannon McFarland from Cisco Systems explains how to disable IPv4 NAT in this How-To guide.

Published on February 24, 2017

User Committee Elections are live

Active user contributors (AUCs) -- including OpenStack operators, contributors, event organizers and working group members -- are invited to apply by February 10.

Published on February 8, 2017

Meet OpenStack big tent projects Storlets and Tricircle

Storlets offers compute inside object storage service and Tricircle provides networking automation across Neutron in multi-region clouds.

Published on February 1, 2017

A quick introduction to OpenStack Heat

Julio Villarreal Pelegrino from Red Hat gives a brief introduction to OpenStack Heat and demonstrates how to launch a basic template.

Published on January 31, 2017

How to get a job working with OpenStack

Michael Apostol explains how candidates looking for jobs in OpenStack can increase their chances of landing one.

Published on January 17, 2017

Understanding Open vSwitch, an OpenStack SDN component

This tutorial covers the basics of OpenVSwitch.

Published on December 26, 2016

Workload reference architectures address requirements for deploying OpenStack clouds

Need guidelines to get started with OpenStack? The Enterprise Working Group has your back.

Published on December 12, 2016

How the new Project Team Gathering event affects OpenStack Ocata

Learn more about this new event and how a shorter cycle impacts the upcoming software release.

Published on December 8, 2016

Manage resources on AWS with OpenStack Omni

Madhura Maskasky introduces OpenStack Omni, a set of drivers to manage and control resources on AWS.

Published on November 30, 2016

Your guide to the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam

Answering the common questions around the COA exam: who should take it and how you can prepare.

Published on November 28, 2016

Tests demonstrate OpenStack NFV interoperability

"Without OpenStack, none of this would be possible," says Carsten Rossenhovel of the vendor-neutral European Advanced Networking Test Center.

Published on November 23, 2016

The Interoperability Challenge demonstrates app portability

It may have brought out the competitiveness of the participants, but it also demonstrated improvements in app portability.

Published on November 21, 2016

Science institute taps OpenStack to accelerate biodiversity research

Naturalis catalogs 37 million artifacts on a private cloud to reduce costs, boost productivity.

Published on November 15, 2016

How to integrate Ceph with OpenStack

Keith Tenzer, Red Hat solutions architect, discusses why OpenStack and Ceph are an amazing team.

Published on November 11, 2016

How to plan your first OpenStack App Hackathon

Victor Diaz chats with David Flanders on his experience planning a hackathon and how to get yours up and running.

Published on November 9, 2016

And the Superuser Award goes to…

12 teams competed. China Mobile walked away with the award.

Published on October 25, 2016

Catch Superuser Magazine at the Barcelona Summit

Wrap your hands around the print edition for exclusive info and fantastic user stories.

Published on October 23, 2016

Dive deep into the Horizon framework

Cindy Lu, software engineer from IBM, explores the newest standards and features of OpenStack Horizon.

Published on October 14, 2016

Walmart, Comcast, Bloomberg headline at OpenStack Days East

Enterprise use cases featured for sold-out crowd in New York City.

Published on October 13, 2016

OpenStack Newton: A new landmark for open source

The community takes a tour of the latest OpenStack release, named after an historic home in Texas.

Published on October 7, 2016

How to run a load-balanced service in Docker containers

This tutorial from Cloud&Heat shows you how to set up a load-balanced service deployed on Docker containers using OpenStack VMs.

Published on September 16, 2016

How to survive your first OpenStack Hackathon

Planning, power naps and a tent will get you through the weekend.

Published on September 8, 2016

Inaugural OpenStack Days event in China draws thousands

Open source cloud computing aficionados gathered in Bejiing for the two-day event.

Published on August 29, 2016

App developers: here’s more on what OpenStack can do for you

What you can expect at the next Hackathon, Summit and how to get involved

Published on August 16, 2016

Using OpenStack Shade to interact with all your clouds

David Flanders and Bruno Morel offer a tutorial using Shade to connect clouds around the world in under an hour.

Published on August 12, 2016

OpenStack Newton release: what’s next for Sahara and Telemetry

Meet the project team leads (PTLs) and find out how to get involved.

Published on August 10, 2016

Prepping for the next OpenStack app dev hackathon

From zero to launch before lunch, Intel's Travis Broughton takes you behind the scenes at these free training sessions.

Published on August 5, 2016

OpenStack Newton release: what’s next for Designate, Glance and Trove

Meet the project team leads (PTLs) and find out how to get involved.

Published on August 3, 2016

OpenStack Days Silicon Valley 2016: unlocking infrastructure

The third edition of the two-day conference promises retail giants and “romance”

Published on August 2, 2016

Scaling Magnum and Kubernetes: 2 million requests per second

The CERN OpenStack cloud team walks through how you can upgrade your Mitaka requests.

Published on July 29, 2016

OpenStack Newton release: what’s next for Heat, Keystone and Kuryr

Meet the project team leads (PTLs) and find out how to get involved.

Published on July 28, 2016

Northern Virginia User Group scales to embrace community interest

Although the NOVA User Group recently became official, it's already outgrown venues.

Published on July 27, 2016

New York OpenStack community celebrates two 6th birthdays this year

Only blizzards stop one of the oldest user groups from getting together.

Published on July 19, 2016

South African OpenStack community hopes to spark technological revolution

Yusuf Rajah goes door-to-door to drum up interest in the cloud in Durban.

Published on July 15, 2016

OpenStack Newton release: what’s next for Cinder, Neutron and Nova

Meet the project team leads (PTLs) and find out how to get involved.

Published on July 14, 2016

Share your OpenStack startup playbook: UnitedStack

China's first OpenStack-based startup bridged a"huge gap" in the market to earn 8,000 registered customers.

Published on July 13, 2016

What OpenStack and rock climbing can teach you

Talking to startup founder Madhura Maskasky as part of our Women of OpenStack series.

Published on June 29, 2016

OpenStack security, piece by piece

Part two of this Stratoscale tutorial addresses common vulnerabilities and what to do about them.

Published on June 24, 2016

Tighten the security of your OpenStack Clouds

A checklist for common threats from Stratoscale in this two-part tutorial.

Published on June 17, 2016

Going from startup to established in the OpenStack ecosystem

Blue Box and Mirantis, two successful startup organizations in the OpenStack community, discuss growth, lessons and transformation.

Published on June 14, 2016

Travel grants bring global community members to OpenStack Summit

Key contributors from 19 countries attended the recent OpenStack Summit in Austin. Find out how the Travel Support Program could be your ticket to Barcelona.

Published on May 31, 2016

Where the present and future meet: OpenStack Day Israel

Sharone Zitman of Cloudify on the seventh edition of this global nexus.

Published on May 30, 2016

How OpenStack public cloud + Cloud Foundry = a winning platform for telecoms

"OpenStack is the true enabler for rapid development and delivery," says Marcel Härry of Swisscom.

Published on May 23, 2016

Resource management: How CERN makes the best use of OpenStack clouds

Insight for scientific organizations from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

Published on May 20, 2016

Using Kubernetes to deploy OpenStack

Beyond his demo, Alex Polvi sits down with Mark Collier to discuss the role of Kubernetes and how it can work together with OpenStack.

Published on May 18, 2016

Key findings from the first user survey of 2016

Heidi Joy Tretheway and Jon Proulx explore the key findings of the most recent user survey, including production deployments and interest in emerging technologies.

Published on May 14, 2016

Cross project collaboration in the OpenStack community

With more than 50 projects including in the Big Tent, Mike Perez emphasizes the need for cross project collaboration, including more widespread involvement.

Published on May 13, 2016

The User Experience team focuses on research and creating consistency across projects

The OpenStack UX team launches new studies and a focus on creating consistency across OpenStack projects.

Published on May 12, 2016

Get to know the OpenStack Security Project

Learn about the mission of the OpenStack Security Project and how they're addressing issues among developers and operators.

Published on May 10, 2016

Inclusivity initiatives in the OpenStack community

How the Women of OpenStack and Diversity working groups are creating new programs to address the diversity challenges within the community.

Published on May 10, 2016

Simon Anderson on what’s next for Aptira

Aptira looks to the future with a focus on meeting the growing global demand for OpenStack.

Published on May 9, 2016

Thierry Carrez shares Design Summit updates

What will change with the restructuring of the OpenStack Design Summit and what users can expect.

Published on May 9, 2016

Collaborate or die: OPNFV and OpenStack communities work together to advance NFV

Heather Kirksey, executive director of OPNFV, explains the OPNFV project, its work to help the telecom industry realize network functions virtualization (NFV) as an open source project, and how OPNFV works with OpenStack.

Published on May 7, 2016

The latest on the OpenStack Community Roadmap

New additions to the Community Roadmap and where we'll see OpenStack go next.

Published on May 7, 2016

Reflecting on six years of OpenStack Summits: What’s changed?

From 75 to 7,500+ attendees, Mark Collier and Bret Piatt reflect on what's changed about Summits in the past six years.

Published on May 6, 2016

Federated Identity: What is it, why it matters and its maturity in OpenStack

Tim Bell and Dolph Matthews explain identity federation, why it matters, its maturity in OpenStack and how it can impact organizations like CERN.

Published on May 6, 2016

The latest updates on rolling upgrades

The latest on rolling upgrades, newly added projects and what it means for operators.

Published on May 5, 2016

Featured user stories from the Product Working Group

Megan Rossetti and Kei Tokunaga share user stories from the Product Working Group, including bare metal, rolling upgrades and capacity management.

Published on May 4, 2016

Path the Cloud: Helping enterprises navigate OpenStack

The new "Path to Cloud" booklet helps enterprises navigate their OpenStack journey and establish their cloud.

Published on May 4, 2016

Experts talk compliance in OpenStack

Experts talk about compliance in the OpenStack ecosystem, what it is and why it matters.

Published on May 4, 2016

OpenStack scientific working group launches at OpenStack Summit Austin

Stig Telfer and Blair Bethwaite discuss the priorities for Barcelona coming out of the working group's first meeting and where community members can learn more and hear updates.

Published on May 2, 2016

Use cases identified for building applications on OpenStack

David Flanders and Craig Peters explore the different ways applications can be built on top of OpenStack, including containers.

Published on May 2, 2016

OpenStack Community Contributor Awards recognize unsung heroes

A lot of behind-the-scenes work goes on in the community--the first edition of these awards put a medal on it.

Published on April 29, 2016

Creating a smart conference with OpenStack and containers

Jakub Pavlik, CTO at tcp cloud outlines how the Smart City project measures temperature using OpenStack, Kubernetes and OpenContrail and how it was incorporated into the Austin Summit.

Published on April 28, 2016

Rackspace talks running an OpenStack public cloud

Rackspace talks about the early days of OpenStack, their public cloud offering, and what OpenStack developments they're looking forward to.

Published on April 27, 2016

How Cambridge University and Monash University leverage OpenStack for high-performance computing

Stig Telfer and Blair Bethwaite talk HPC and the new OpenStack Scientific Research Working Group with Superuser TV.

Published on April 27, 2016

Funneling operator feedback to the OpenStack developer community

Edgar Magana, cloud operations architect at Workday, explains how operators can give feedback to the community, why it's important and how to get started.

Published on April 26, 2016

Collaborate or die: why no tech company is too big to fail

Mark Collier, OpenStack Foundation COO, lays it on the line in day two of the Summit keynote. Also, smart cities, even smarter scientists and the next Hackathon.

Published on April 26, 2016

Women of OpenStack mentoring program launches at Austin Summit

With 66 matches already, the mentoring program launched by the Women of OpenStack is already off to a great start.

Published on April 25, 2016

What you need to know about OpenStack and container networking

Two core contributors for OpenStack Kuryr discuss the current state of container networking with OpenStack and how the community is addressing users' most common requests.

Published on April 25, 2016

Make data center diversity work for you with OpenStack

News flash: Bimodal IT doesn't have to be a nightmare. Also, AT&T grabs the Superuser award and a vodka-drinking bear took the stage on day one of the keynotes.

Published on April 25, 2016

And the Superuser Award goes to…

AT&T takes the fourth annual Superuser Award.

Published on April 25, 2016

Top four user talks at the OpenStack Austin Summit

Unsure which talks to pick at the upcoming conference? We've got you covered.

Published on April 23, 2016

OpenStack User Survey 2016: Key findings

Superuser's TL/DR take on the 60-page report.

Published on April 18, 2016

Women of OpenStack mentoring program: a match made in the cloud

It's waiting-list only for the speed mentor event at the Austin Summit; there are still plenty of ways to get involved at the Summit and beyond...

Published on April 12, 2016

How to architect applications for the cloud: an OpenStack primer

This 40-minute beginner session at the Austin Summit will kickstart your knowledge.

Published on April 11, 2016

Troubleshooting OpenStack: a new book shows you how

Tony Campbell, director of training and certification at Rackspace, guides you through the sticky spots.

Published on April 6, 2016

The API Working Group is on a mission for a better experience for OpenStack users

Heeding the call to eliminate head-scratchers for developers and operators.

Published on April 4, 2016

Austin Superuser Awards: your vote counts

Vote for one of the four finalists: AT&T, Betfair, DreamHost, Workday Inc. The winner will be announced at the Austin Summit.

Published on April 1, 2016

Austin Superuser Awards Finalist: AT&T

The legacy telecom is in the top 20 percent for upstream contributions with plans to increase this significantly in 2016.

Published on April 1, 2016

Austin Superuser Awards finalist: Betfair

OpenStack is responsible for a cultural shift as the organization moves to an "everything-as-code" approach.

Published on April 1, 2016

Austin Superuser Awards finalist: DreamHost

A founding member of the OpenStack Foundation, the team has collaborated as project team leads, contributed code and initiated project Astara and key API framework Pecan.

Published on April 1, 2016

Austin Superuser Awards finalist: Workday, Inc.

OpenStack enables Workday services to be tested at scale without increasing operational cost nor capital expenditure.

Published on April 1, 2016

Serve up your OpenStack storage with the “Ceph Cookbook”

This new book provides recipes for designing, implementing and managing the software-designed storage system used by CERN.

Published on March 24, 2016

OpenStack operators voice key takeaways, updates from Manchester mid-cycle

Heidi Joy Tretheway and Shamail Tahir talked to OpenStack Ops Mid-Cycle attendees about project updates, top bugs and new community initiatives.

Published on March 22, 2016

Europe’s public cloud offering solidifies with OpenStack

Flexible services, stringent data protection and open APIs are a win for customers

Published on March 14, 2016

OpenStack upgrading tutorial: 11 pitfalls and solutions

This post contributed by Stratoscale helps you navigate common problems.

Published on February 19, 2016

Women of OpenStack: Meet Comcast’s Holly Bazemore

"Change what you can change, influence what you can influence, and let go of the rest," is the motto of this director of elastic cloud strategy and deployments.

Published on February 8, 2016

Superuser Awards nominations now open

Teams of any size who are innovating with OpenStack while contributing to the community are invited to apply.

Published on February 3, 2016

Contemplating OpenStack in 2016

Shamail Tahir talks to Randy Bias of EMC and Boris Renski of Mirantis about where they see OpenStack going in 2016.

Published on January 28, 2016

Okinawa OpenStack Ops Workshop rides wave of interest

OpenStack operators from the region met during Okinawa Open Days to share insights

Published on January 7, 2016

Travel grants bring global community members to OpenStack Summit

Key contributors from 15 countries attended the recent OpenStack Summit in Tokyo. The program for Austin is doubling - find out more about the Travel Support Program.

Published on December 10, 2015

OpenStack Mitaka release: what’s next for Nova, Kuryr

Meet the project team leads (PTLs) and find out how to get involved.

Published on December 4, 2015

OpenStack Mitaka release: what’s next for Ansible, Oslo and Designate

Meet the project team leads (PTLs) for these OpenStack projects and find out how to get involved.

Published on November 18, 2015

OPNFV creates more features, documentation with second release, Brahmaputra

Chris Price, OPNFV technical steering committee chair, gives a sneak preview of Brahmaputra, the second release targeting February 2016, which open doors to different projects doing multi site data centers, different fault management, upgradeability and more documentation on how to work with the platform.

Published on November 11, 2015

Fighting cloud vendor lock-in, manga style

To celebrate the OpenStack community and Liberty release, the Cloudbase Solutions team created a one-of-a-kind printed comic packed with OpenStack puns and references to manga and kaiju literature.

Published on November 11, 2015

Sitting down with NTT Group, the Superuser Awards winner at the OpenStack Summit Tokyo

Shintaro Mizuno and Toshikazu Ichikawa, senior research manager supervisor and senior research manager at NTT Software Innovation Center discuss NTT Group's three production deployments and how their team extensively contributes back to the OpenStack community.

Published on November 11, 2015

An OpenStack operator’s guidebook: burning issues, tips ‘n tricks and how you can get involved

Jesse Keating, a release lead for the OpenStack product at Blue Box, an IBM Company, discusses Liberty learnings from the Mitaka Summit ops sessions and how operators can provide the their point of view to the developer community.

Published on November 6, 2015

Bridging the OpenStack deployment fidelity gap

Rob Hirschfeld, OpenStack Foundation board member and CEO, co-founder of RackN, discusses the mission and challenges of deployment fidelity, which aims to prevent expensive reworking, miscommunication and increase the overall efficiency of the OpenStack deployment process.

Published on November 6, 2015

OpenStack user survey findings emphasize project maturity

Heidi Joy Tretheway, senior marketing manager at the OpenStack Foundation, shares how the results of the latest user survey will be used in the community and significant highlights, including how the number of production deployments doubled in the latest report.

Published on November 6, 2015

Tackling diversity in the OpenStack community

Egle Sigler, principal architect at Rackspace and co-chair of the diversity working group, discusses the mission of the group as well as the outcome of the recent survey and what's next.

Published on November 5, 2015

The OpenStack Product Working Group: transforming operators’ burning issues into actionable insights

Shamail Tahir, an offering manager for OpenStack initiatives at IBM and Carol Barrett, a member of the data center planning team at Intel, dive into the process of collecting operator feedback and creating meaningful user stories to move the OpenStack project forward.

Published on November 4, 2015

Creating the perfect match: OpenStack and Network Functions Virtualization

Kyle Mestery, distinguished engineer at IBM and a member of the Technical Committee, discusses how NFV and OpenStack work together, and how users can build the exact solution they want with OpenStack's pluggable framework.

Published on November 4, 2015

Introducing the Project Navigator and Professional Certification

Jonathan Bryce and Mark Collier, the executive director and COO at the OpenStack Foundation sat down to discuss the new tools announced at the Tokyo Summit and the impact they will have on the community.

Published on November 2, 2015

Big Tent: why Liberty shifted from the integrated release model

Thierry Carrez, director of engineering at the OpenStack Foundation and chair of the Technical Committee, discusses the Big Tent and why the change was made in the Liberty release.

Published on November 2, 2015

Rapid growth signals strength of OpenStack community in Japan

Akihiro Hasegawa, one of the Japanese user group organizers shares how much the community has grown and identifies progress and goals for the local OpenStack community in the upcoming year.

Published on October 29, 2015

The state of open source in 2015

Allison Randal, the president of the Open Source Initiative describes how open source fosters collaboration and drives innovation.

Published on October 29, 2015

A guide to navigating OpenStack and containers

Lachlan Evenson, cloud platform engineering team lead at Lithium Technologies and Adrian Otto, distinguished architect at Rackspace and Magnum PTL discuss the current state of working with containers and OpenStack and what the future holds.

Published on October 29, 2015

Investing in the community with the OpenStack Innovation Center

David L. Brown, director of datacenter software planning at Intel and Darrin Hanson, VP and GM, of the OpenStack private cloud at Rackspace discuss how this initiative was created and the training and resources it brings to the community.

Published on October 27, 2015

Identifying challenges and benefits of being a startup in the OpenStack ecosystem

Roopak Parikh, co-founder & head of engineering at Platform9 Systems shares with SuperuserTV his company's origin story and the pros and cons of being a startup in the community.

Published on October 27, 2015

Women of OpenStack open doors at the Tokyo Summit and in the community

Tamara Johnston, senior manager of cloud services at EMC, sat down with Allison Price, marketing coordinator of the OpenStack Foundation to discuss this week's Women of OpenStack initiatives and how community members can get involved.

Published on October 27, 2015

OpenStack Documentation: Why it’s important and how you can contribute

Anne Gentle, principal engineer at Rackspace and Lana Brindley, OpenStack Documentation PTL sat down with Superuser TV to discuss why Docs is important for the user community, the latest metrics from the Liberty release and how you can get involved.

Published on October 27, 2015

And the Superuser Award goes to…

NTT Group takes the third annual Superuser Award

Published on October 26, 2015

Superuser facilitating the OpenStack conversation

OpenStack:Now’s Nick Chase and John Jainschigg talk with Allison Price of the OpenStack Foundation about Superuser and the importance of communicating with the community.

Published on October 24, 2015

Open Virtual Network tutorial

This tutorial is intended to give you a tour of the basic Open Virtual Network (OVN) features using ovs-sandbox as a simulated test environment.

Published on October 19, 2015

Testing the limits of the cloud

Keeping an eye on cloud risks, OpenStack training the CERN way and industry shifts a go-go in our weekly roundup.

Published on October 16, 2015

OpenStack and Open vSwitch: from bitter love to happily-ever-after

Why there are more twists than a rom-com between OpenStack and Open vSwitch, upcoming training and how Rackspace's Amazon Web Services support may equal more jobs in this week's round up.

Published on October 9, 2015

What you need to know about Astara

Henrik Rosendahl, CEO of Akanda, introduces OpenStack's newest project, an open-source network orchestration platform built by OpenStack operators for OpenStack clouds.

Published on October 8, 2015

Superuser Awards: your vote counts

Vote for one of the four finalists: FICO, Lithium Technologies, GoDaddy, or Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT Group). The winner will be announced at the Tokyo Summit.

Published on October 6, 2015

Tokyo Superuser Awards Finalist: FICO

OpenStack has been a paradigm shift for FICO's developers and operations, empowering them with direct access to provision and destroy instances.

Published on October 6, 2015

Tokyo Superuser Awards Finalist: NTT Group

NTT Group has three OpenStack use cases in production and its team has contributed 1,054 total commits, ranking 18 out of 263 total organizations

Published on October 6, 2015

Tokyo Superuser Awards Finalist: GoDaddy

GoDaddy serves over 13 million customers and virtual machines with month-to-month growth of over 25 percent.

Published on October 6, 2015

Tokyo Superuser Awards Finalist: Lithium Technologies

Current OpenStack deployment is about 1,000 virtual machines expected to double by year-end and developers are 'aggressively' deploying new microservices using containers.

Published on October 6, 2015

Why OpenStack needs to work on its core

Spinning plates, core work and Mirantis ships 7.0 in this week's roundup.

Published on October 2, 2015

Using Docker Machine with OpenStack

By combining Docker Machine and OpenStack, you create a nice “consumer/provider” relationship between OpenStack and Docker, says VMware's Scott Lowe in this tutorial.

Published on September 30, 2015

App Developers: First App on OpenStack Tutorial Needs You

The tutorial that guides new developers to deploy their first application on OpenStack is complete for Apache Libcloud and needs help for new languages and SDKs.

Published on September 28, 2015

Running on retreads? OpenStack provides the platform for innovation

New OpenStack training classes, Red Hat's bottom line and more in this week's roundup.

Published on September 25, 2015

Tracking the OpenStack revolution

Is OpenStack ready for prime time (again), part of a revolution or limping along? Pundits weigh in on this and more in this week's roundup.

Published on September 18, 2015

How to migrate from VMware and Hyper-V to OpenStack

If this sounds like a beast of a move, technical solutions architect Nathan Portegijs has you covered with this step-by-step tutorial.

Published on September 14, 2015

Why OpenStack needs to keep it simple

Pundits say complexity and a "science project" reputation hinder OpenStack adoption and more in this week's recap.

Published on September 11, 2015

Getting Hyper-V and OpenStack set up quickly

Ben Armstrong, principal program manager on the core virtualization team at Microsoft, gets you up and running in about an hour -- coffee break included.

Published on September 10, 2015

What’s behind the second wave of cloud adoption

The forces behind that new wave, VMware's orbit and a quest for OpenStack instructors in our weekly roundup.

Published on September 4, 2015

The latest edition of the “OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook” offers updated recipes

Authors Kevin Jackson, Cody Bunch and Egle Sigle launch an Easter egg challenge and talk about common misconceptions and the role of the new OpenStack Innovation Center.

Published on August 31, 2015

Make your cloud sing with OpenStack’s Community App Catalog

The Catalog can get you rocking with containers in just a few clicks - how it's evolving and how your feedback can shape its future.

Published on August 17, 2015

Getting hands-on with OpenStack

In-tree integration testing with Neutron, deploying Kilo with Puppet, getting started with CoreOS and more in our weekly roundup...

Published on August 14, 2015

OpenStack: love it or hate it?

How your staff dictates your relationship to OpenStack, what it takes to become an expert and the latest in job moves in our weekly update...

Published on August 7, 2015

Forrester says: ready, set, OpenStack!

Need backup to get OpenStack firing all cylinders where you work? Here are two Forrester reports to get you on the right track.

Published on August 5, 2015

Why the structure of open-source foundations matters

Hewlett-Packard goes shopping, Intel and Rackspace join forces for the OpenStack Innovation Center and more in our weekly update.

Published on July 30, 2015

Get your OpenStack Summit Tokyo visa in five steps

Japan requires visas from many countries, including India and China. Here's our guide to getting yours as quickly and painlessly as possible.

Published on July 29, 2015

Kubernetes community lands 1.0 release

Two users talk about running Kubernetes on OpenStack at Google’s launch event.

Published on July 22, 2015

Global community celebrates five years of OpenStack

As OpenStack turns five, community members weigh in on how the project has impacted their career and where they see it a decade after launch.

Published on July 20, 2015

What you need to know about Google joining OpenStack

As Google officially sponsors the OpenStack Foundation, the community benefits with container expertise and hyper scale know-how.

Published on July 16, 2015

OpenStack pins down next release name: Mitaka

The town, near Tokyo, will lend its name to the upcoming "M" release.

Published on July 14, 2015

Superuser weekend reading

OpenStack explained to teens, the architecture of Alanis Morisette, and yes, everything you know is wrong...

Published on July 10, 2015

Superuser weekend reading

Playing peek-a-boo with search terms, OpenStack birthday celebrations and Godzilla...

Published on July 3, 2015

Superuser weekend reading

The role of consumers vs. contributors in OpenStack, Cinder 101 and cloud deployment, Ikea style.

Published on June 26, 2015

Superuser weekend reading

Why OpenStack is a big dog (but still a friendly one) and tackling the meaty question of whether there are too many cooks in the open-source kitchen...

Published on June 19, 2015

Superuser weekend reading

Big buys, Swift and separating the froth from the milk...

Published on May 29, 2015

OpenStack Design Summit Highlights: Vancouver Edition

"One of the key premises of OpenStack is open design," says Thierry Carrez, director of engineering. "We don't come with preconceived ideas...The Liberty cycle is decided here."

Published on May 21, 2015

And the Superuser Award goes to…

Comcast takes the second annual Superuser award, in a close race with finalists eBay, the National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou and Walmart.

Published on May 19, 2015

Unlocking the cloud: day one of the OpenStack Summit Vancouver

Attendees soared and actual rockets flew across the stage on this exceptional launch day...

Published on May 18, 2015

Container Day launches at the OpenStack Vancouver Summit

With a whole day aimed at getting you to a happy space, we asked Magnum's project technical lead what everyone should know about this hot topic.

Published on May 13, 2015

Superuser weekend reading

Keeping OpenStack from getting lost in translation, how Docker plus OpenStack equals cloud powerhouse and why it's 1996 all over again...

Published on May 8, 2015

Superuser Awards final faceoff: your vote counts

It's a close race as the voting deadline approaches. If you haven't already, vote for one of the four finalists: Comcast, Comcast, eBay Inc., the National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou, or Walmart to win at the Vancouver Summit.

Published on May 1, 2015

Snapshot of the OpenStack community behind Kilo

The 11th release ushers in the era of the "continuous development community" with a record number of contributors worldwide.

Published on May 1, 2015

China hosts OpenStack bug-fix hackathon

Intel and Huawei organized what will become a twice-yearly event

Published on April 23, 2015

Superuser weekend reading

OpenStack playbooks, picking the new user group logos, serious Star Wars discussions and more...

Published on April 17, 2015

Vancouver Superuser Awards Finalist: Comcast

Contributors of more than 36,000 lines of code to OpenStack, the Comcast team has increased its infrastructure by more than 500 percent in the last year

Published on April 15, 2015

Vancouver Superuser Awards Finalist: eBay Inc.

Powering 100 percent of PayPal's 2014 holiday web traffic, the eBay Inc. cloud is continuing to scale, with plans to boost the number of hypervisors by 17 percent.

Published on April 15, 2015

Superuser Awards Finalist: National Supercomputer Center in Guangzhou

The science and technology project team actively contributes commits, ranking 22 in the OpenStack Juno cycle.

Published on April 15, 2015

Superuser Awards Finalist: Walmart

The retail giant with 100,000 cores and a desire to give back to the community.

Published on April 15, 2015

Heading to the OpenStack Summit Austin? Take Superuser with you

The iOS and Android app for Superuser will help keep up you up-to-date during the conference.

Published on April 6, 2015

Deadline for Superuser Awards: March 22

We've extended the deadline for the second annual awards. Winners will take the stage at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, Canada in May.

Published on March 19, 2015

Pass the Mic User Spotlight: Jeremy Stanley, OpenStack Infrastructure Team

"When we encounter a problem with our system implementations, the extremely vibrant community of users, operators and developers is on hand to help us figure out how to fix it for ourselves and for everyone else as well."

Published on March 13, 2015

OpenStack User Groups get a new home

The new portal helps you keep current on OpenStack events near you, wherever you are.

Published on March 4, 2015

OpenStack heads to Melbourne to CONNECT with local enterprise

Here's your chance to meet with OpenStack thought-leaders from Aptira, EMC, Red Hat and Rackspace.

Published on March 1, 2015

Superuser weekend reading

Whether you shouldn't touch OpenStack with a barge pole, Kubernetes integration, what hiring managers want and more...

Published on February 27, 2015

Running an OpenStack cloud? Get yourself to the Mid-Cycle Operators Meetup

The free meetup, held March 9-10 in Philadelphia, is a chance for operators to share best practices and give feedback.

Published on February 17, 2015

Superuser Weekend Reading

How to draw an owl, a pitch for "Liberty" T-shirts and the potential of Panelist-as-a-Service in this week's round-up of what's going on in the OpenStack community...

Published on February 13, 2015

Weekend Reading, 1/30

"We've seen OpenStack customers growing faster than our overall business." -Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware

Published on January 30, 2015

Weekend Reading, 1/23

"Understanding your business’ needs and what’s involved in an OpenStack deployment will help to build the versatile, agile and resilient cloud system that your business wants." -Rajiv Sodhi

Published on January 23, 2015

eBay in Production: Migration from Nova-Network to Neutron

How the e-commerce giant performed a seamless migration from the Folsom Nova-network to Havana Neutron.

Published on January 20, 2015

Kilo Project Update: Glance

Nikhil Komawar, Glance Project Technical Lead, explains the upcoming features we can expect in the Kilo release cycle.

Published on January 16, 2015

Weekend Reading, 1/16

"This is going to be an important year for OpenStack."

Published on January 16, 2015

Pass the Mic User Spotlight: Doug Soltesz, Budd Van Lines

"Because of the experience and success we’ve had with OpenStack, Budd Van Lines is ordering specific hardware and newer equipment that will end up in production."

Published on January 13, 2015

Weekend Reading, 1/9

"OpenStack could soon be the software that runs the non-Amazon cloud."

Published on January 9, 2015

Cisco’s OpenStack Strategy Detailed

Part 2 of Lew Tucker's Paris Summit session reveals the strategy guiding Cisco's corporate strategy as it relates to OpenStack.

Published on January 8, 2015

Pass the Mic: Ryan Burkhardt, GoDaddy

"Our OpenStack implementation has allowed our engineers to take an idea for an improvement or new service and begin building that idea in seconds – delivering new levels of speed and agility for the team."

Published on December 23, 2014

Pass the Mic: Matt Haines, Time Warner Cable

"Shifting workloads to OpenStack improves reliability, reduces time to deployment, reduces costs, and enables our application teams to adopt a devops culture."

Published on December 16, 2014

Building an NFV Orchestration Platform with OpenStack

Akhila Chetlapalle, from Tata Consultancy Services, shows the architecture changes that they’ve made to OpenStack NFV, the current features they’ve implemented, and the next road map features.

Published on December 15, 2014

Pass the Mic User Spotlight: Álvaro López García, IFCA

"Our computing nodes are 99% running on top of OpenStack."

Published on December 9, 2014

Weekend Reading, 12/5

"OpenStack [...] has been on a meteoric growth curve over the last several years." -Virtualization Review

Published on December 5, 2014

Lew Tucker: A World of Many (OpenStack) Clouds

At the OpenStack Summit in Paris, Cisco's own Lew Tucker discussed the next step forward in cloud computing — the Intercloud.

Published on November 21, 2014

Weekend Reading, 11/21

"We will win over the trust of enterprises that are fundamentally conservative.”

Published on November 21, 2014

Weekend Reading, 11/14

"As things stand at the moment, OpenStack looks like a fine example of what the open source development model can achieve."

Published on November 14, 2014

Weekend Reading, Summit edition

"OpenStack, without question, is a blockbuster."

Published on November 7, 2014

Paris Summit Recap, Day 3

If you're not in Paris, catch up on the OpenStack Summit here.

Published on November 5, 2014

Paris Summit Recap, Day 2

If you're not in Paris, catch up on the OpenStack Summit here.

Published on November 4, 2014

OpenStack User Survey Insights: November 2014

Results from the latest user survey are revealed at the OpenStack Summit in Paris.

Published on November 3, 2014

Paris Summit Recap, Day 1

If you're not in Paris, catch up on the OpenStack Summit here.

Published on November 3, 2014

Weekend Reading, Halloween Edition

"To do list at the Paris #OpenStack summit: hear great user stories, catch up with old friends, eat baguettes."

Published on October 31, 2014

Pass the Mic User Spotlight: Shilla Saebi

"To me, open source means community, development and transparency."

Published on October 28, 2014

Weekend Reading, 10/24

"The most important cloud acquisitions this year have one thing in common: OpenStack."

Published on October 24, 2014

Top 4 User Sessions in Paris

We've collected the top user stories you can't miss at the fall OpenStack Summit

Published on October 24, 2014

Weekend Reading, 10/17 Juno Edition

The tenth version of OpenStack is upon us, and thanks to 1,419 contributors from 133 companies offers 342 new features and 3,219 bug fixes.

Published on October 17, 2014

Weekend Reading, 10/10

It's super exciting to see OpenStack being used "under the hood" of all kinds of applications and the use cases that are shaking out as OpenStack's userbase continues to grow.

Published on October 10, 2014

Video: Case Study — the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Learn how the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Dell teamed up to deploy a private storage cloud infrastructure.

Published on October 10, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter Sept. 26 – Oct. 3

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter

Published on October 7, 2014

Weekend Reading, 10/3

"There is nothing like a user to say the obvious thing and tell you what you’re doing wrong and what you’re doing great."

Published on October 3, 2014

Video: Ensuring Trust and Compliance with OpenStack Cloud

Learn how to overcome common security challenges faced in the cloud.

Published on October 3, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter Sept. 19-26

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter.

Published on October 1, 2014

Weekend Reading, 9/26

"OpenStack's ever expanding ecosystem helps to continue its momentum. I am excited, are you?"

Published on September 26, 2014

Video: Best Practices Learned Along a Leading Gaming Company’s Path

Challenges, highlights and best practices learned from Big Fish Games' adoption of a hosted private cloud environment.

Published on September 26, 2014

Video: OpenStack Trove Day

What is Trove, the Database as a Service on OpenStack? How does it function and what does the future hold?

Published on September 25, 2014

Video: OpenStack Bootstrapping Hour – Mock Best Practices

An overview of best practices with Mock, using Nova code as an example.

Published on September 24, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter Sept. 12-19

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter.

Published on September 23, 2014

Weekend Reading, 9/19

"OpenStack continues to land on the radars of the major tech giants."

Published on September 19, 2014

Video: Best Organizational Practices for Cloud Adoption

A panel of experts discuss the ins and outs of organizational cloud adoption.

Published on September 18, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter Sept. 5-12

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter.

Published on September 17, 2014

[Update: Deadline Extended!] Superuser Awards Submissions Close Tuesday, September 23

You've got all weekend to polish up your submissions. Submit your application by 11:59 PM CT on Tuesday, September 23rd. Don’t miss out!

Published on September 15, 2014

Weekend Reading, 9/12

"What’s needed now to accelerate the open source revolution for non-tech businesses is a lot more learning—stories, case examples, profiles of success—about how leadership really works in a world increasingly building new value through volunteer communities."

Published on September 12, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter Aug 29-Sept. 5

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter.

Published on September 10, 2014

Weekend Reading, 9/5

"Open source increases security and privacy, encourages an engaged community and offers the ability to 'look under the hood' to diagnose and resolve issues quickly."

Published on September 5, 2014

Video: Evolution at USDA — Building a Bazaar in the Cathedral

The team from USDA discusses the evolution of their OpenStack implementation, from concept to production

Published on September 4, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter Aug 22-29

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter.

Published on September 2, 2014

Quoted!

Open source has a built-in guarantee that users are in control. Always.

Published on August 29, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter Aug 15-22

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter.

Published on August 26, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter Aug 8-15

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter.

Published on August 19, 2014

Quoted!

OpenStack is expected to be worth $3.3 billion by 2018, why companies should be writing open source software, and more.

Published on August 15, 2014

Aussie User Group Holds First-Ever Docs Swarm

The Australia OpenStack User Group, based in Brisbane, held OpenStack's first mini-sprint to compile a standalone OpenStack Networking Guide. By Lana Brindley and Brian Moss

Published on August 12, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter Aug 1-8

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter.

Published on August 12, 2014

Quoted!

We're listening in on the biggest conversations in the OpenStack community and clueing you in to the latest. In this week's compilation: examining the future of OpenStack, the travel grant application for the Paris summit, and the OpenStack talent gap.

Published on August 8, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter July 25 – Aug 1

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter.

Published on August 5, 2014

VIDEO: Building a Business Case for OpenStack

A panel of prominent OpenStack users reveal their perspectives on how to build a compelling business case and overcome potential roadblocks within their organizations.

Published on July 31, 2014

Your Weekend Reading List, 7/25

In this week's news: the community wishes OpenStack a happy 4th birthday, SAP throws its support behind OpenStack, and the latest book sprint has come to an end

Published on July 25, 2014

OpenStack Community Weekly Newsletter July 11 – 18

Highlights from the weekly community newsletter.

Published on July 22, 2014

Your Weekend Reading List, 7/18

In this week's news: a name has been chosen for the next release, user groups celebrate OpenStack's 4th birthday around the world, Mirantis and Oracle partner, Red Hat releases Ceph 1.2 and more...

Published on July 18, 2014

Your Weekend Reading List

In this week's news: Alan Clark on why there will never be a "king" of OpenStack, analysis of Swift's new storage policies, the end to the latest book sprint, and more.

Published on July 11, 2014

5 Links You Can’t Miss

The latest OpenStack news for your holiday weekend includes: a case study that details how CERN is using OpenStack, reflections from the Atlanta Summit, and a tribute to the community during OpenStack's 4th birthday month.

Published on July 3, 2014

Quoted!

This week in Quoted! user groups are beginning to celebrate OpenStack's 4th birthday and the community is talking about the value and promise of open source technology.

Published on July 2, 2014

5 Links You Can’t Miss

In this week's news: enterprises are flocking to the private cloud in droves, PLUMgrid announces its OpenStack Networking Suite, and open source (continues) to eat the world.

Published on June 27, 2014

5 Links You Can’t Miss

This week: OpenStack in scientific research, Shutterstock's CTO in the spotlight, new trends in adoption, and more.

Published on June 13, 2014

Quoted!

Users are making their voices heard -- here's what the community is saying this week.

Published on June 12, 2014

Quoted!

The community is abuzz—listen in to what users are saying this week.

Published on June 4, 2014

5 Links You Can’t Miss

This week: How-to guides, details about the Juno release, OpenStack commentary, and more.

Published on June 3, 2014

5 OpenStack Links You Can’t Miss

This is your weekend OpenStack reading list.

Published on May 23, 2014

Quoted!

The Atlanta Summit is over, but talk about OpenStack hasn't died down.

Published on May 21, 2014

Quoted! At The Summit

The OpenStack Summit in Atlanta is well underway and the superuser voice is being heard loud and clear.

Published on May 13, 2014

Quoted!

The OpenStack community has been talking about the Atlanta Summit for months. Now that it's here, take a quick look at how users prepared and what the community is most looking forward to this week.

Published on May 8, 2014

5 OpenStack Links You Can’t Miss

We gather the latest open source reads -- articles, blogs, and community ramblings -- right here, every week.

Published on May 8, 2014

User Spotlight: Matt Van Winkle

Matt offers his best advice for new OpenStack users in today's Spotlight post.

Published on May 8, 2014

Case Study: PayPal, Agility with Stability

PayPal sees OpenStack as the way to enable the agility, availability and innovation neecessary to beat the competition.

Published on May 7, 2014

Case Study: Intel Uses OpenStack

Intel is using OpenStack to increase interoperability between private and public clouds and to achieve the goal of a federated, interoperable and open cloud as their standard.

Published on May 7, 2014

User Spotlight: Charles Beadnall

Charles reveals the single most important factor for the success of OpenStack users in 2014 in today's Spotlight post.

Published on May 7, 2014