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
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.
Local community events in Milan and Rome highlight how research is powered by source technologies.
Join the global community to collaborate and attend sessions to help you build your edge computing strategy.
What's happening with StarlingX, TripleO, Ironic and how you can get involved.
Hear from experts at Ericsson, Dell, Red Hat, Cisco and more.
Hear experts from AT&T, Verizon, Juniper Networks and more.
Cutting edge open source projects are driving this architectural shift even further, says AT&T's Gnanavelkandan Kathirvel.
Hear experts from Verizon, Ericsson, China Mobile, Intel, Cisco and more in May.
Use cases, challenges and how you can get involved.
Edge was one of the hottest topics in cloud computing in 2017. Here are some of our top resources for ramping up your knowledge.
Some key takeaways from the working session at OpenDev.
One of the major outcomes of OpenDev is a group interested in developing use cases and reference architectures for this emerging tech.
From eldercare to taking the anguish from building Ikea furniture, one computer science pioneer outlines how edge computing will change our days for the better.
Edge computing is fast approaching -- here are two upcoming events where you can learn more and work with industry experts.
Got five minutes? Verizon's Beth Cohen breaks down the basics of edge computing in this Superuser TV interview.
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.
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.
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.
John Studarus on why bare metal support is important for Kubernetes and it takes to make it happen.
500 telecom insiders talk ambitious rollouts and challenges.
A look inside Red Hat's innovative solution.
Researchers found 50 percent speed increase in a proof-of-concept.
Gartner calls the latest edge driving 5G and internet of things a strategic tech trend for 2019.
OpenStack Foundation ecosystem technical lead Ildiko Vancsa offers a recap of discussions around edge computing at the recent Berlin Summit.
Following the recent first release of StarlingX, here's a breakdown of the main components and how you can get involved.
OpenStack Foundation ecosystem technical lead Ildiko Vancsa offers a recap of discussions around edge computing at the recent Project Teams Gathering.
A peek inside the architecture and what's ahead at the Berlin Summit.
"The acceptance of open-source technology is at a relatively high level in China," says researcher Fei Ma who also talks about containers, multi-cloud and more.
John Garbutt offers these updates on quotas, preemptible servers, bare metal, containers and more.
“It's really important to understand that edge is not just one thing, it's a lot of different things -- it's containers but not just containers..." says Verizon's Beth Cohen.
"AI and the cloud is old news - the future is in edge," says Lattice Semiconductor's Deepak Boppana.
Verizon’s Beth Cohen talks about the hard work and, yes, magic involved in edge computing.
"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.
Superuser talks to Adrien Lebre, who co-chairs the OpenStack Fog, Edge and Distributed Computing Working Group.
Verizon's cloud-in-a-box offering based on OpenStack delivers computing to the edge -- and your local coffee shop.
Get involved with efforts to create a system that pairs high performance with the flexibility of cloud.
Internet of Things and edge computing dominated the content and conversations at OpenStack Days Taiwan in July.
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.
October event features keynotes from major users and more than 100 sessions for developers and users of open source technology
Virtual OpenDev recap, upcoming OSF events, project update and more
At the OpenDev virtual event in June, Beth Cohen, SDN Product Strategist at Verizon, shared how rigorous testing enables Verizon to deliver better services to its customers.
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.
10 Years of OpenStack, OSF events, project updates and more
Thank you for the 10 incredible years of contribution and support. We absolutely couldn’t have done it without you!
Participants from over 70 countries collaborated to discuss common challenges, solutions, and next steps for scaling open source technologies.
OpenStack Ussuri release, OSF events, project updates and more
That's a wrap for the first virtual Project Teams Gathering!
Here we catch up with China Mobile and hear how they carry out in-depth practice of OpenStack as the cloud infrastructure, to build their NFV/SDN network.
Are you making a difference with open infrastructure? Nominate your team before September 15.
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.
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Here are some guidelines to follow when writing for Superuser. There are a few terms specific to old-school journalism that are useful shorthand in the editing process. The funky spellings (lede, dek) persist because they serve the same purpose they did back in the day: since they are flagged by spell check, they’re unlikely to […]
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"although this is a male-dominated industry, this is still an open space for everyone to join in. People are going to respect and listen to your ideas no matter what gender you are..."
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.
Learn more about how etcd is a distributed database that co-align with distributed Kubernetes clusters from Sagar Nangare.
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.
Rakuten Mobile Network Organization is one of five nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the Open Infrastructure Summit Shanghai. Check out their story and rate their nomination by October 8.
Join the global community to collaborate and attend sessions to help you build your container infrastructure strategy.
How do Kubernetes and OpenStack integrate and what are the benefits? Sagar Nangare has the answers.
Meet Airship's new TC members, Train reaches the latest development milestone and more.
"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..."
CalSoft's Sagar Nangare on the capabilities of this exciting tech.
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.
Around 200 engineering students learned more about bare metal, container networking and automated deployments.
Hear from experts at Intel, CERN, AWS Mesosphere and more at the upcoming Summit.
Raise a toast for the Stein release, Kata Containers graduates and how to get hands-on with StarlingX.
Inside HPC, artificial intelligence and machine learning: Must-see sessions at the Open Infrastructure Summit
Learn about facial recognition, super computers, neural networks and more.
These popular events featuring OpenStack, Kubernetes and Ceph are fast-tracking open source growth in China.
Companies will leverage StarlingX to capitalize on opportunities enabled by distributed edge clouds, including connected vehicles, augmented reality, telemedicine and drones.
The one-day event introduced students to experts.
The EnterCloudSuite Team is one of four nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Denver. Rate them by April 2.
Learn more about Zuul, Tungsten Fabric, Airship and improving CI at the upcoming conference.
Hear from experts at CERN, Cisco, Boeing and more.
The agenda for the April Summit in Denver features experts on AI, machine learning, containers, edge and more.
The Open Infrastructure Summit comes to Shanghai, the Ops meetup heads to Berlin, a new look for the Airship site and more.
Ildiko Vancsa offers this recap of the two-day meetup.
Calsoft’s Sagar Nangare on where the technology's been this year and where it's headed.
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 the first edition of the bi-weekly newsletter on open infrastructure newsletter with highlights from the Berlin Summit and project updates.
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.
Find tips for navigating the November Summit's 100+ sessions covering open infrastructure use cases.
Hear from experts at CERN, Oath, Red Hat, Workday and more.
Highlights you’ll want to add to your schedule about HPC, GPU and AI.
Community members have until Oct. 21 to weigh in on five nominees.
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.
Linaro is one of five nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Berlin. Voting closes October 21.
Hear from experts at Verizon, China Mobile, Intel, NTT and more.
Check out the high-impact features for bare metal clouds, fast forward upgrades and hardware accelerators.
While expanding to bring together more open infrastructure and cloud native communities, a timely reminder about giving back.
This tutorial offers an overview of system architecture and troubleshoots some common issues.
What's new and time-tested tips for the July 17 deadline.
Talking with Datavision COO Mark Abolafia about the importance of ONAP and persuading service providers to embrace virtualization.
Lauren Sell reports on bitcoin infrastructure, innovation at CERN and Nokia's entry to the 100K core club.
Bringing open infrastructure to 32 languages around the world.
From new users to product launches, updates and case studies, the OpenStack Summit Vancouver covered a lot of ground. Here’s a news roundup from the Summit.
Hear from experts at AT&T, Verizon, Intel, NTT and more.
Hear from experts at CERN, Cumulus Networks, Intel, Cisco and more.
Hear experts from CERN, Red Hat, NTT and more in May.
SmartMe is one of the nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Vancouver, May 21-24.
T-mobile is one of the nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Vancouver, May 21-24.
Summit veteran Ben Silverman on scheduling, footwear and why staring out the windows of the conference center is a power move.
Hear experts from Huawei, Ericsson, Mirantis, Cisco and more at OpenDev May 22-23, 2018 in Vancouver.
Hear experts from Red Hat, CERN, AT&T, Nokia and more.
Here's how to configure the monitoring and logging as-a-service solution to exchange information with Jira, Slack and HipChat.
As the OSF focuses on open infrastructure, get ready to experience a new Summit.
Some common questions answered about the 17th edition of OpenStack.
Mark Shuttleworth from Canonical and Joseph Wang from Inwinstack talk about the new initiatives at Carnegie Mellon University around 5G and OpenStack.
What's new and time-tested tips for the February 8 deadline.
Here are some of our favorite user stories from 2017 -- we want to tell yours, too.
Meeting users needs through open infrastructure integration.
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.
Talks on containers, NFV and best practices will keep you moving at the OpenStack Summit Sydney.
The LAMP stack model sheds light on what’s next in open infrastructure.
There's plenty to learn about edge, multi-cloud and Kubernetes at the Sydney Summit.
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.
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.
Alan Clark, Thierry Carrez, Chris Price and Mike Perez are some of the 26 interviews available now.
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.
Cost, compliance and capabilities are three of the qualities OpenStack users brought to the keynote stage for the first day of the Summit Boston.
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.
A new book by Michael Solberg and Ben Silverman titled "OpenStack for Architects" can show you how.
Nominations for the annual Superuser Awards are now open. If you know a team that is innovating with open infrastructure while actively contributing to open source communities, this is your chance to recognize them. The deadline to submit a nomination is September 15, 2020. Nominees will select to nominate their organization depending on its Open […]
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.
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.
StarlingX community interview: how StarlingX shines in the starry sky of open-source projects in China
“To overcome these obstacles, … , we made some initiatives, such as engaging with other Chinese community members at the meet-ups, hands-on workshops ad-hoc tech meetings in Chinese, translating some documents to Chinese..."
On December 15 -16 this week, the 10th China Open Source Hackathon officially started in Beijing, featuring OpenStack, Kata Containers and StarlingX.
Typically employed for second-tier storage, backup and long-term archives, now it's supporting cloud-native workloads that require data to remain always and quickly accessible.
Open Infrastructure Summit Programming Committee members share recommended topics and content ideas for the November Summit.
Varsha Verma shares her work on this project.
Ironic offers many benefits to cloud architects and administrators who manage bare metal instances. Here's a look at how some of the 30 organizations in the OpenStack Ironic Bare Metal Program are using it.
Whitestack is one of four nominees for the Superuser Awards to be presented at the OpenStack Summit Denver. Voting closes April 2.
“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.
Check out this STaaS overview from students at PES University.
In under 10 minutes an overview of DRaaS using open infrastructure.
Open Infrastructure Summit Programming Committee members are sharing recommended topics and content ideas for the April Summit.
Connect with the open infrastructure community near you.
OpenStack Ambassador John Studarus shares tips on how to get people together for a great meetup.
"Working with the OpenStack Infra team has really opened my eyes up to the capabilities of Zuul and the frameworks they’ve put together," says John Studarus.
The magic behind the OpenStack project logos.
Cloud computing and virtualization skills are king, with container know-how catching up, says the 2018 Open Source Jobs Report.
Red Hat's Rich Bowen talked to PTG attendees about their experience and looks ahead to the next one.
News from the first day of keynotes: huge community growth and lots of projects to show for it.
Vendor lock-in can create headaches over uptime, financial and regulatory risks. Nate Stewart of Cockroach Labs outlines a strategy for avoiding them.
Ben Silverman examines the most common OpenStack job titles and how to get hired for them.
Veteran OpenStack community member Matthew Treinish takes you through his setup.
A peek inside the Gap’s (server) closet.
One of China's largest tech companies has been running OpenStack in production for 4 years with availability of over 99.99%.
Inspiration, tips and a kick in the pants for the July 14 deadline.
These awards -a little informal and quirky- recognize the valuable work from the community.
Melvin Hillsman of the OpenStack User Committee on advocating for users and living up to being the 'Linux of cloud computing.'
Seeking an IT superhero? Try a new approach to training says the vice president of content at the Linux Academy.
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!
Four people run an infrastructure with 13,184 vCPU and 64 TB of ram for science researchers at the University of Zurich.
Looking for an OpenStack job? Here's how to get started, fast.
Three important things you missed in 2016 that will shape the coming year.
The second edition of "Mastering OpenStack" offers expert tips on tweaking your deployments.
“What we’ve really created,” says Bryce, “is a competitive marketplace for ideas that really values implementation and contribution.”
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.
Eric Wright, VMTurbo principal solutions engineer, takes you from zero to hero in about 40 minutes.
Learn more about these projects and how you can get involved.
Insight for scientific organizations from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).
Jakub Pavlik, tcp cloud CTO, offers details on his presentation at the Austin Summit keynote.
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.
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.
This new book provides recipes for designing, implementing and managing the software-designed storage system used by CERN.
As containers gain major ground, a report from the OpenStack Foundation highlights how to succeed with them. Catch up with us at Container World and hear about the latest deployments with Kubernetes.
With the most applicants to date, the internship program immerses interns in a three-month full immersion on OpenStack projects, ranging from coding to documentation.
The meetup, held February 15 - 16, 2016 in Manchester, is a chance for operators to share best practices and give feedback.
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.
In-tree integration testing with Neutron, deploying Kilo with Puppet, getting started with CoreOS and more in our weekly roundup...
Big buys, Swift and separating the froth from the milk...
Heading to the Vancouver Summit, a technology layer cake and the scramble for IP addresses...
"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."
Why a strong center of gravity is essential to our continuing mission
"We've seen OpenStack customers growing faster than our overall business." -Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware
At the OpenStack Summit in Paris, Cisco's own Lew Tucker discussed the next step forward in cloud computing — the Intercloud.
"OpenStack, without question, is a blockbuster."
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.
"The most important cloud acquisitions this year have one thing in common: OpenStack."
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.
"OpenStack continues to land on the radars of the major tech giants."
A look at the deployment used by the Solaris engineering organization, how they built it and what they've learned so far.
Why OpenStack is written in python, survey results that indicate OpenStack is a favorite among open source projects, OpenStack Barbican, and more.
July marks OpenStack's 4th birthday and we're celebrating this year by spotlighting user groups from around the world.
This week in Quoted! the community is talking about how OpenStack is used in the entertainment and telecommunications industries and the large market opportunity that still exists in the enterprise.
An in-depth look at a Cisco, CERN, Bloomberg and new OpenStack user DigitalFilm Tree, and what got them to where they are today
A valuable discussion around protocol for secure messaging using Kite.
Tucker explains how the data center is being transformed in a Summit breakout session last week.
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.
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.