The primary objective of OpenInfra Labs is to deliver open source tools to run cloud, container, AI, machine learning and edge workloads repeatedly and predictably.
Identify potential bottlenecks in the Neutron API, plan a performance testing and more
Communities comprised of diverse individuals and companies united around the globe to celebrate OpenStack's ninth birthday, from Silicon Valley to the Pacific Northwest to the Far East.
Attendees dazzled by spring skies still manage to dive into 80-minute working sessions to keep things humming along.
Meet the new collaborative project rust-vmm.
The first edition offers a fascinating snapshot of what's in national production.
Pierre Lynch, of Keysight Technologies UK Ltd. on collaboration, testing and what's next.
The LAMP stack model sheds light on what’s next in open infrastructure.
Together, OPNFV and OpenStack provide a comprehensive, innovative and constantly evolving set of NFV capabilities for end users, says Brandon Wick of The Linux Foundation.
Netflix's director of engineering talked about collaboration driven by industry in a grassroots way with Spinnaker, an open-source, continuous deployment platform.
With more than 50 projects including in the Big Tent, Mike Perez emphasizes the need for cross project collaboration, including more widespread involvement.
Kathy Cacciatore, OpenStack Foundation consulting marketing manager, reports from the first OPNFV Summit.
In the next five years, Individual Director Rob Hirschfeld says that he expects the community governance and interaction models being developed now will endure beyond the code.
October event features keynotes from major users and more than 100 sessions for developers and users of open source technology
Dawson Coleman, one of four students helping to add support for configuring TLS ciphers and protocols on Octavia load balancers, shares his experience collaborating with the OpenStack community on the Ussuri release.
Johan Christenson and Mohammed Naser share why open source contribution matters and how organizations can get their employees started in the community.
Over 400 participants located in more than 60 countries representing 200+ companies tuned in at OpenDev: Hardware Automation
The Summit Programming Committee has shared topics by Track for community members interested in speaking at the upcoming Summit, October 19 - 23.
Thank you for the 10 incredible years of contribution and support. We absolutely couldn’t have done it without you!
"We all make mistakes. You might see it as a mistake, while others see it as your engagement."
Participants from over 70 countries collaborated to discuss common challenges, solutions, and next steps for scaling open source technologies.
OSF Edge Computing Group defines architectures, open source components, and testing activities for massively distributed systems
Introducing the Edge Computing group white paper, created by open infrastructure operators and vendors
OpenStack Ussuri release, OSF events, project updates and more
That's a wrap for the first virtual Project Teams Gathering!
The first virtual Project Teams Gathering (PTG) was held on June 1-5, and the OpenStack Foundation's Edge Computing Group was among the groups meeting to collaborate.
Upcoming OSF virtual events, project updates and more
The open infrastructure community remains committed to the OSF mission of helping people build and operate open infrastructure. Here are some of the community's achievements in 2019 and what the projects have in store for the rest of 2020.
"Open source culture is never just reusing free code on GitHub to enhance and promote their products." It's a community, from learning to mentorship offering.
The Superuser editorial team wants to encourage contributions from everyone, upholding its goals to serve as a publication for the community, by the community.
A quick history of how and why Zuul is replacing Jenkins in CI testing in the OpenStack community.
Learn more about the latest OpenStack event in India where attendees learned more about contributing to OpenStack like providing new features, writing documentation, and participating in working groups.
This month's OSF newsletter features a Open Infrastructure Summit recap and project updates, including notes from the Shanghai Project Teams Gathering.
Zuul maintainers answered common questions including how Zuul compares to other CI/CD technologies, how to run Zuul, and where to find commercial support.
Local community events in Milan and Rome highlight how research is powered by source technologies.
Baidu ABC Cloud Group & Security Edge team is one of five nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the Open Infrastructure Summit Shanghai. Rate them by October 8.
The latest event in Tokyo showed how OpenStack's deep roots in Japan have blossomed into a vast network of companies who contribute and operate open infrastructure at scale.
Today’s groundwork shapes tomorrow’s innovation.
Get involved upstream with Glance, Airship TC elections open, Zuul 3.9.0 lands and more.
Heating up the cross-project collaboration in Krakow.
What Programming Committee members are looking for in 5G, NFV & edge content for the Open Infra Summit Shanghai
Recommended topics and content ideas for the November Summit.
The definition of open source has been under attack, making the work of the Open Source Initiative more important than ever says OSF's Thierry Carrez.
Open Infrastructure Summit Programming Committee members share recommended topics and content ideas for the November Summit.
News on Train development goals, takeaways from Kubecon EU and where to find us next.
At the Open Infra Summit, PTG and Forum, the StarlingX community and Edge Computing Working Group worked together on edge computing requirements from remotely managing edge sites to reference architectures.
Global research organizations gathered at OpenStack Day CERN to share how OpenStack and open collaboration support scientists answering the universe’s big questions.
"OpenStack is simply more mature than Kubernetes. If your family has a new baby, all the attention will be focused on the new baby because the new baby needs more care than older siblings! In the future, I suspect we'll have new technologies to satisfy new scenarios..."
Check out videos from the Open Infra Summit, pitch your talk for Shanghai and dive into the new Zuul and Nodepool releases.
From new users to product launches, updates and case studies, the first Open Infra Summit covered a lot of ground. Here’s a news roundup.
Despite freezing temps, Jonathan Bryce kept things warm and friendly by recounting his personal story and how it fits in with the future of open infrastructure.
Managing 2,000 nodes with 10,000 servers to come for the world's largest machine.
Intel's Manjeet Singh Bhatia shares this tutorial.
At the Forum participants will bring feedback, pain points and proposals following April's Stein release. Here's an overview of what happens.
The latest releases from Zuul and Nodepool plus a spotlight on the upcoming PTG.
Frank Kloeker on the two-day event featuring architecture lightning talks and war stories.
Got pain points or pet projects? The deadline for proposing sessions is March 10.
“As the government invests in cloud migration, there will be significant value in being able to analyze data stored in the cloud,” says Vault CEO and founder Rupert Taylor-Price.
Airship's treasure map, Zuul feature updates and upcoming events where you’ll find the OSF.
An overview on the free training and how you can get involved.
Whitestack's Gianpietro Lavado reports from the first OSM 5G day held in Spain.
Common release goals for the next cycle, getting started with Airship and upcoming events where you'll find the OSF.
Open Infrastructure Summit Programming Committee members share recommended topics and content ideas for the April Summit.
Project updates from Zuul, Airship prepares to land the next release and Kata Containers celebrates a milestone.
As complexities heighten, collaboration across many, diverse communities is key.
OpenStack Foundation ecosystem technical lead Ildiko Vancsa offers a recap of discussions around edge computing at the recent Berlin Summit.
The open-source project working to build a standard implementation of lightweight virtual machines (VMs) celebrates its one-year anniversary. Find out what's next and how you can get involved.
Here's how you can add insight and context to this ongoing effort.
An inside look on the free training and how you can get involved.
From new users to product launches, updates and case studies, the OpenStack Summit Berlin covered a lot of ground. Here’s a news roundup from the Summit.
Thierry Carrez, VP of engineering at the OpenStack Foundation & OpenStack Technical Committee member, outlines the past, present and future.
Hear experts from AT&T, Verizon, Juniper Networks and more.
Highlights you’ll want to add to your schedule about HPC, GPU and AI.
Answers to your most common questions about the upcoming Forum at the Summit Berlin.
Nordix is a new initiative to help the Nordic region drive innovation through open source.
City Network's R&D professional services, education and engineering teams are one of five nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Berlin. Voting closes October 21.
Cutting edge open source projects are driving this architectural shift even further, says AT&T's Gnanavelkandan Kathirvel.
A new survey of 30,000 tech professionals outlines the non-linear paths companies take - and which roads lead to failure.
Approach it the wrong way and people will think that "inner source is bullshit," says Isabel Drost-Fromm.
A new cloud-computing platform in the works will pack seven petaflops of computing power with a storage capacity of 50 petabytes.
While expanding to bring together more open infrastructure and cloud native communities, a timely reminder about giving back.
Here are some of our top picks for upcoming ways to expand your brain, online or in person.
The OpenStack User Committee expanded the criteria for operators to qualify as an AUC leading up to the Berlin Summit.
A peek into a packed class offered at OpenStack Days Brazil.
"We need to remember that open infrastructure is a non-zero sum game,” says Red Hat’s Mark McLoughlin.
A number of use-cases were shared with OpenStack, Kubernetes and CI/CD.
John Garbutt offers these updates on quotas, preemptible servers, bare metal, containers and more.
Info on the next free training sessions and how you can get involved.
Thierry Carrez on the strategic decisions that shape the path forward.
The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) wins the Superuser Award at the OpenStack Summit Vancouver.
"The benefit we see is the ease of integration with other projects," says Melvin Hillsman who works at Huawei on OpenLab.
More on the seven new members of the TC.
Harihara Subramanian, co-author of "Architectural Patterns," talks upskilling, microservices and trade-offs.
City Networks is one of the nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Vancouver, May 21-24.
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) is one of the nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Vancouver, May 21-24.
SmartMe is one of the nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Vancouver, May 21-24.
“Open allows for collaboration between public and private cloud, creating needed flexibility,” says Johan Christenson of City Network Hosting.
Info on the next free training sessions and how you can get involved.
Got pain points or pet projects? Deadline to propose sessions is April 15.
As the OSF focuses on open infrastructure, get ready to experience a new Summit.
"OCI is an important place for the container ecosystem to come together and drive common formats across tools and deployments," says James Kulina, member of the Kata Containers Working Committee.
Years of collaboration in the making, Ildiko Vancsa offers a preview of this much-awaited feature in the Queens release.
The current amount of released data is more than 1,400 terabytes, here's what's behind it.
OPNFV director Heather Kirksey says that NFV allows service providers to take a Silicon Valley-approach to innovation.
It can be a struggle to deploy OpenStack in a large company like American Airlines, here are some strategies on how to win it.
Organizer Diarmuid O Briain on the state of the current cloud and the promise of 5G.
Some picks from the most recent crop of OpenStack manuals.
"It doesn’t matter who delivers it, how it operates or how it’s provisioned - but it matters how it runs," says Heptio's Craig McLuckie.
Meeting users needs through open infrastructure integration.
This week at KubeCon North America, get plugged in to collaborative initiatives between the OpenStack and Kubernetes communities.
Need to explain cloud to your client? "OpenStack for Dummies," a free ebook from vScaler, sets out to do just that.
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.
New case studies and research cloud federation are featured in version two.
Dozens of users will take the stage in Sydney to tell their stories about working with OpenStack. Catch them live or on video.
If it’s changing the world it’s probably powered by OpenStack -- and many of those users will be at the Sydney Summit says Mark Collier.
How to get your science on at the Sydney Summit and beyond with the SIG.
More on the six new members of the TC.
Ben Silverman examines the most common OpenStack job titles and how to get hired for them.
Strengthening ties: OpenStack, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute and Network Functions Virtualization
Ildiko Vancsa reports on a recent meeting between OpenStack and ETSI NFV and how you can get involved.
OpenStack community manager Tom Fifield answers your most common questions about the upcoming Forum.
"We can't assume that tech developed for data center operations can directly solve edge computing use cases," says Inmarsat's Gregory Katsaros. Here are his thoughts on moving forward.
Community innovation and collaboration serve as the inspiration for the first Open Source Summit.
Edge computing is fast approaching -- here are two upcoming events where you can learn more and work with industry experts.
From containers to extreme testing, Melvin Hillsman reports on hot topics from the recent event in Mexico City.
Just don't call it the Silicon Desert: Ben Silverman tells us what's on the rise in Phoenix...
If you're a researcher, here's how to get involved now.
A highlight: a demo deploying OpenStack in just minutes with Amazon's Alexa.
You can be an AWS user and an OpenStack user. You can be an Azure user and an OpenStack user. It isn’t an exclusive relationship: it’s multi-cloud, says Anne Bertucio.
Tom Fifield, OpenStack community manager, talks to SuperuserTV about the benefits of combining developers and operators in a new OpenStack Summit component called the Forum, which replaced the Design Summit that took place during previous Summits. This new event removes the divide between developers and users, supporting more strategic conversations, such as how OpenStack engages with adjacent communities. […]
If you’re buying diamonds or an artist hoping to get paid fairly from Spotify, thank Hyperledger.
From my first Forum session, it was clear these sessions would be highly informative and productive, says the OpenStack Foundation's Chris Hoge.
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.
30+ attendees from 14 countries met at the Boston Summit to discuss America Movil’s OpenStack strategy.
Cost, compliance and capabilities are three of the qualities OpenStack users brought to the keynote stage for the first day of the Summit Boston.
Talks on Kubernetes, security and best practices will keep you moving at the OpenStack Summit Boston.
The OpenStack Summit, one of the largest open cloud infrastructure events in the world, hosts a day dedicated to the open-source system for automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications.
OpenStack community manager Tom Fifield on what to expect.
Widespread adoption, maturity, growth with increased user interest in innovation and agility are some of the main findings in the 2017 User Survey.
Get moving with interoperability recommendations, available resources and where to find results from NFV experts.
Code is the currency of the open-source realm but culture is king, says veteran community manager Jono Bacon.
Over 40 community leaders met in Boston last week for strategic workshop to define goals and focus for 2017 and beyond.
Hints and tips from the CERN OpenStack cloud team
“Be generous with computing resources, stingy with space and encourage the messy, creative stew that results,” says Sean Roberts of WalmartLabs.
Thierry Carrez, director of engineering at the OpenStack Foundation, helps you avoid the most obvious traps on your way to becoming an official project.
Land your first OpenStack job with these tips on how to navigate OpenStack resources to solve problems, improve your functional understanding of OpenStack basics and more!
Three important things you missed in 2016 that will shape the coming year.
"OpenStack is great for people who want to make a difference," says Vitrage PTL Ifat Afek.
OPNFV and OpenStack demonstrate how new technologies in NFV can help minimize network disruptions.
Here's what you need to know about the free, two-day course offered before each Summit and select events.
The second edition of "Mastering OpenStack" offers expert tips on tweaking your deployments.
Naturalis catalogs 37 million artifacts on a private cloud to reduce costs, boost productivity.
Harnessing the power of open source, on a global scale.
Jonathan Bryce, OpenStack Foundation executive director, gets out his compass.
The famed research institution adopts OpenStack for high-powered computing and research.
Collaboration is key with these two powerhouse open-source platforms.
OpenStack's task tracking system for cross-team projects and code review tool now play better together.
“What we’ve really created,” says Bryce, “is a competitive marketplace for ideas that really values implementation and contribution.”
Adrian Andreias, CEO of Fleio, explains why he believes companies that aren't on board with OpenStack should be
Why AT&T is implementing OpenStack and how they are getting it done.
The third edition of the two-day conference promises retail giants and “romance”
Although the NOVA User Group recently became official, it's already outgrown venues.
Only blizzards stop one of the oldest user groups from getting together.
You need a massive set of functionality to automate all of the infrastructure in the world’s data centers -- so in some ways OpenStack is not big enough, says executive director Jonathan Bryce.
Yusuf Rajah goes door-to-door to drum up interest in the cloud in Durban.
DIY ethos meets robust solutions for small teams.
The Romania-based startup shares tips including finding a niche market, investing in passionate talent and attending the twice-annual OpenStack Summits.
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.
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.
Providing 2,000 users a self-service cloud that stands up to “extreme computing.”
"Cooperation is our greatest tool," says a team behind some of the world's cutting-edge physics research.
This 40-minute beginner session at the Austin Summit will kickstart your knowledge.
The insanely popular messaging service runs 5,000 virtual machines on OpenStack.
Following the first Operator's Mid-Cycle Ops Meetup held here, thoughts on how the large research community and data sovereignty issues influence adoption on the old continent.
Here's the first insight into usage of real bare metal Kubernetes clusters for application workloads from a networking point of view.
This task tracking system will get your trains running on time.
Breakfast tacos, Bandit and the "most stealthy" project experts worked on.
Midokura opens its startup playbook, highlighting the importance of collaboration in the ecosystem and offering tips for fellow startups.
The meetup, held February 15 - 16, 2016 in Manchester, is a chance for operators to share best practices and give feedback.
Meet the project team leads (PTLs) and find out how to get involved.
Adrian Otto, project team lead, on how Magnum works and what problems it can solve for you.
Allison Randal, the president of the Open Source Initiative describes how open source fosters collaboration and drives innovation.
Hypervisors, logging and upgrades, oh my! Chris Hoge of the OpenStack Foundation fills you in on the get-together.
Join experts for this free, fast-track course that combines work with play.
Hewlett-Packard goes shopping, Intel and Rackspace join forces for the OpenStack Innovation Center and more in our weekly update.
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.
"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."
No more meeting on the sidelines for these strategic input sessions, says OpenStack Foundation community manager Tom Fifield.
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
Tips, tricks and when to call it quits from the OpenStack Foundation’s developer advocate, Stefano Maffulli.
"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."
Understanding the release cycle, making your first contributions count and considering the culture will go a long way.
“We’re not going to beat the competition by raising more money or being smarter than they are,” Anderson said at the Linux Collaboration Summit. “We’ll do it by being more open.”
“We’re at the very beginning,” says Chris Wright of Red Hat. There are "cool components" galore, but also more than a few “pain points."
Eoghan Glynn, Ceilometer PTL, explains the upcoming features we can expect in the Kilo release cycle.
Last week, Swift PTL John Dickinson recapped the key conversations, upcoming features, and challenges surrounding object storage in the Kilo release.
"Our computing nodes are 99% running on top of OpenStack."
How the NeCTAR Research Cloud is breaking down silos, improving collaboration, and dramatically reducing the time it takes to access disparate data sources in the research community.
We've collected the top user stories you can't miss at the fall OpenStack Summit
What exactly does NFV have to do with OpenStack, and is it a good thing?
11 concrete suggestions for OpenStack layers, process, what we release, user interface and more.
This week, the Foundation announced a top-10 automaker is using OpenStack to change the way they design products, collect data, and market and sell their vehicles. All at 1/10th the cost.
Intelemage has taken deployment time down to seconds since implementing their OpenStack solution.
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.
Adam Nelson speaks with Superuser about how his company is bringing cutting-edge cloud infrastructure, based on OpenStack, to Kenya and surrounding East African countries.
How Disney built a modern cloud with open source.
An in-depth look at a Cisco, CERN, Bloomberg and new OpenStack user DigitalFilm Tree, and what got them to where they are today
At the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta last week, we heard from Didier Contis on how and why Georgia Tech's College of Engineering switched to OpenStack Swift for storing large quantities of research data
A collection of major OpenStack users discuss their deployments, including Tim Bell from CERN, Reinhardt Quelle from Cisco Webex, Ryan Lane from Wikimedia, Saran Mandair from PayPal, Hui Cheng from Sina.com, and JC Martin from eBay.