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Installing The vSphere OpenStack Virtual Appliance (VOVA) On Your Laptop, Part 2

December 17, 2013

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INSTALLING THE VSPHERE OPENSTACK VIRTUAL APPLIANCE (VOVA) ON YOUR LAPTOP, PART 2 (Diagram by Rawlinson Rivera from VMware) Introduction In part 1 of this short series, I walked though setting up a vSphere environment, including ESXi and vCenter, using VMware Fusion. In part 2, I will walk through deploying VOVA and using vSphere with OpenStack. […]

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Benchmarking and scaling OpenStack in the enterprise

December 12, 2013

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Benchmarking and scaling OpenStack in the enterprise OpenStack has become increasingly important to enterprises of all sizes as its reach extends beyond Web 2.0/SaaS companies, such as Workday, Webex and PayPal. OpenStack is now a major element of both enterprise cloud computing and broader cloud initiatives, such as the new IBM Federal Cloud Innovation Center […]

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vCloud, OpenStack, Pets and Cattle

November 22, 2013

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vCloud, OpenStack, Pets and Cattle I keep bumping into discussions where people try to compare vCloud (Director) and OpenStack. The last one that caught my attention was an email from a colleague that went like: “We are in a competitive situation with OpenStack. Customer is currently using Amazon EC2….. They are looking at moving from […]

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Openstack vs. CloudStack A Tale of Two Conferences

November 11, 2013

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Openstack vs. CloudStack A Tale of Two Conferences OpenStack and CloudStack are open source software to create infrastructure as a service (IaaS) clouds. Both are under the Apache License, which allows creating derivative projects, and even close sourcing them as long as you maintain the copyright notices. They represent a new wave of open software, […]

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Canonical Debuts Ubuntu OpenStack Lab for Partners and ISVs

November 11, 2013

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Canonical Debuts Ubuntu OpenStack Lab for Partners and ISVs In a bid to make it easier than ever to integrate Ubuntu Linux into the OpenStack open source cloud ecosystem, Canonical has launched the Ubuntu OpenStack Interoperability Lab with a slew of major channel partners including Cisco Systems (CSCO), Dell, Intel (INTC), IBM (IBM) and more. […]

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VMware, Mirantis Partner on OpenStack, Virtualization Integration

November 11, 2013

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VMware, Mirantis Partner on OpenStack, Virtualization Integration Mirantis, a top OpenStack consulting firm and integrator, is partnering closely with VMware (VMW). The two companies will connect the dots between OpenStack, vSphere Server and NSX. The VMware-Mirantis relationship once and for all shatters the myth that OpenStack is a replacement for VMware’s technology. OpenStack is an […]

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Red Hat’s PaaS Extended to OpenStack Cloud Development

November 11, 2013

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Red Hat’s PaaS Extended to OpenStack Cloud Development By Jeffrey Schwartz 11/08/2013 Red Hat this week at the OpenStack Foundation Summit in Hong Kong said its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) software can now be deployed on OpenStack clouds. The move lets developers and IT pros use OpenStack infrastructure to create PaaS environments. “OpenStack is one of […]

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vCenter Web Client Plug-in for OpenStack

November 11, 2013

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vCenter Web Client Plug-in for OpenStack Last week right before the start of the OpenStack Summit the Team OpenStack at VMware released a new version of the vSphere OpenStack Virtual Appliance (VOVA) based on the stable Havana release to the VMware and OpenStack communities. The new version of the appliance provides a relatively easy and […]

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With Havana Release, OpenStack Adds Enterprise Features

October 17, 2013

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With Havana Release, OpenStack Adds Enterprise Features October 17th, 2013 By: Jason Verge The OpenStack Foundation today announced the release of Havana, the eighth version of the open source cloud platform. The OpenStack Foundation today announced the release of Havana, the eighth version of the open source cloud platform. Havana provides a step forward in […]

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OpenStack Havana Updates Cloud Networking

October 15, 2013

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OpenStack Havana Updates Cloud Networking The open source OpenStack cloud platform is getting a major new infusion of networking features. The OpenStack Havana release, set to officially debut on Thursday, October 17th, will enable a new generation of security and load balancing-as-a-service capabilities. OpenStack has always included networking capabilities, though initially those capabilities were somewhat […]

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Puppet Labs Announces Enhanced Integration with VMware vCloud™ Automation Center™ 6.0

October 15, 2013

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Puppet Labs Announces Enhanced Integration with VMware vCloud™ Automation Center™ 6.0 Puppet Labs and VMware partner to accelerate application delivery through software-defined infrastructure Barcelona, Spain – October 15, 2013 – Today at VMworld® 2013 Europe, Puppet Labs, a leading provider of IT automation software, announced enhanced integration with the newly released VMware vCloud™ Automation Center™ […]

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Why we developed StackOps Portal

October 15, 2013

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Why we developed StackOps Portal One question that I often get asked is why we developed Stackops Portal from scratch to replace Horizon as an OpenStack visual web management tool. There is no single answer, there is a whole set of them and it’s best to start at the beginning, I think: During 2012 with […]

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F5 Joins OpenStack Community

October 15, 2013

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F5 Joins OpenStack Community F5’s participation to expand customers’ cloud deployment choices October 15, 2013 STORY HIGHLIGHTS F5 is an official Corporate Sponsor of the OpenStack Foundation. By providing direct support for the OpenStack cloud platform and technical community, F5 is helping broaden the range of choices for customers implementing private and public clouds. F5’s […]

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CY13-Q3 Community Analysis — OpenStack vs OpenNebula vs Eucalyptus vs CloudStack | Eucalyp tus

October 5, 2013

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CY13-Q3 Community Analysis — OpenStack vs OpenNebula vs Eucalyptus vs CloudStack This article is an update version of my previous article CY13-Q2 Community Analysis — OpenStack vs OpenNebula vs Eucalyptus vs CloudStack. Readers who are intested in further discussions please contact me via email at the above-mentioned address. A Chinese version of this article is […]

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Quick OpenStack Deployments with PuppetStack

October 5, 2013

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Quick OpenStack Deployments with PuppetStack Introduction Sometimes I need to create a quick and simple OpenStack environment. While DevStack would work perfect for this, I have a small collection of shell scripts and Puppet manifests that I use instead. Due to the simplicity of this collection, I’ve also used it to help introduce other people […]

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