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[6 Feb 2014 | Comments Off on Running Cloud Foundry on OpenStack | ]

This video discusses how you can run Cloud Foundry on OpenStack. Cloud Foundry is an open standards based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for deploying, managing and scaling applications, while OpenStack is focused on virtual machines and the underlying Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS).

[14 Mar 2013 | Comments Off on Crowbar for OpenStack Deployments | ]

Crowbar is an Open Source platform for server provisioning and deployment from bare metal. It provides server discovery, firmware upgrades, and operating system installation using PXE Boot. It deploys applications on top of functioning operating systems using chef.

[5 Mar 2013 | One Comment | ]

This video takes an in-depth look at the new open source private cloud IaaS distros from CloudStack, OpenStack, and Eucalyptus. It considers a high-level enterprise perspective and draws architectural comparisons but also blasts ahead and shows you how to configure and deploy your own private clouds for free with these technologies. Although it’s not open source, Amazon VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) gets a quick look.

[28 Feb 2013 | Comments Off on Running OpenShift Origin on OpenStack at HPCloud | ]

This video explains how to install and run the open-source project OpenShift Origin on the HP Cloud OpenStack based IaaS provider.

[7 Feb 2013 | Comments Off on Enterprise to OpenStack | ]

Fortune 2000 companies are eager for OpenStack to open up cost models around cloud computing much like Linux did for operating systems but most have not yet taken the plunge. Why? In this talk, hear tales from the field of the most commonly cited missing features that the enterprises are asking for before taking fully embracing OpenStack for both private and public cloud usage.

[25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on True Hybrid Clouds: Extending OpenStack with Cloud Foundry | ]

Learn how the open source Cloud Foundry project is used by Appfog to extend OpenStack to create true hybrid clouds. Inter-cloud connections and workload portability across various instances of OpenStack are explored. Watch demonstrations of how developers can simply create applications in their language of choice, deploy to instances of public OpenStack-based Clouds (i.e. HP Public Cloud, Rackspace, etc.), and easily move workloads from one cloud to another.

[4 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on The benefits of the Open Source OpenStack IaaS Cloud | ]

The Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud platform landscape is quite diverse, with well-known solutions like Nebula and Eucalyptus. But a relative newcomer to this space has shown considerable growth, not only in users but a large number of supporting companies. This article by┬áTim Jones presents the open source Cloud platform OpenStack, and discover whether it’s really the open source cloud operating system.

[20 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on The OpenStack Network | ]

Networking is an essential part of an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) system like OpenStack. OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. The project aims to deliver solutions for all types of clouds by being simple to implement, massively scalable, and feature rich. The technology consists of a series of interrelated projects delivering various components for a cloud infrastructure solution.

[26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off on An Operational Approach to OpenStack Clouds | ]

This article describes how you can use two open source tools, OpenStack and Crowbar, to provide an openly accessible, scalable and globally supported Cloud development platform. Using a Devops approache, cloud implementation experience suggests seven key principles related to help manage large-scale Cloud systems.

[8 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Snakes on a Cloud: the OpenStack Project | ]

This talks start by defining the place of OpenStack in the general “cloud” landscape and explaining why a fully open cloud infrastructure stack is necessary to avoid vendor lock-in. It then focuses on the OpenStack project goals, its developer community, its open design and release processes and the developer tools it chose.