Here’s the news from the OpenStack world you won’t want to miss — the musings, polemics and questions posed by the larger community.
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In case you missed it
The OpenStack community shared some great knowledge this week, here are some we wanted to highlight:
"Time for OpenStack projects to take ownership of their quality. Introducing Neutron in-tree integration tests," says Assaf Muller, OpenStack Neutron team lead at Red Hat.
Aptira’s Alok Kumar shares the basics of CoreOS on an OpenStack infrastructure.
"OpenStack is powerful, flexible, and is continuously developed. But best of all, it has a very rich API layer," Cisco says in this primer….
Veteran IT journalist Drew Robb walks you through talking points in this part of a series of articles on OpenStack.
And, in our favorite piece of punditry this week, Randy Bias, CEO of Cloudscaling, offers a great breakdown of what you need to know about cloud as you start your journey.
Here are some of the news items that crossed our radar this week….
"Helion is vital for two reasons to understanding OpenStack as a whole. The first is that HP is the single largest contributor (by several metrics) to the latest OpenStack release, Liberty.
HP’s Helion needs to drive the code it creates, and HP is putting more effort into OpenStack than anyone else. The second reason that Helion is important is that it serves as a model for many other companies," The Register opines…
OpenStack is overkill for Docker
New tooling is necessary for effectively managing Docker at scale, explains Matt Asay, vice president of mobile at Adobe.
Proof of this tectonic shift are the acquisitions of industry leading vendors of OpenStack-based companies, writes Orlando Bayter, CEO of Ormuco
OH: "that container co gets the happy hour debate" > comparing the #Container ecosystem to the GOP debate. Is Docker Trump? Who is who?
— Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle) August 13, 2015
Getting started with CoreOS
Fascinating for me to hear companies talk about using @OpenStack / private cloud as a back-up plan/safety net for AWS outages
— Matt Asay (@mjasay) August 13, 2015
"Everyone has a plan until they run in production." – DevOps Mike Tyson
— Jerry Chen (@jerrychen) August 12, 2015
— John Dickinson (@notmyname) August 12, 2015
Wait for the OpenStackSV keynote I'm giving. You aren't going to believe it… https://t.co/ZsqIFFiip7
— Randy Bias (@randybias) August 11, 2015
When I have to search Google to figure out the name of that one #OpenStack project.
— Mike Perez (@Thingee) August 10, 2015
— Red Hat Partners (@RedHatPartners) August 11, 2015
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