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Getting Started with Rackspace Managed Cloud

Open Source Cloud Computing Software

Thanks for voting on your favorite OpenStack swag designs yesterday! See the second set of designs below, then head over to Twitter to vote on this …

SDKs

Software Development Kits<p>SDKs are a vital part of the OpenStack ecosystem, they help developers write applications for OpenStack and other clouds. …

Why Netflix Is Fixing AWS Instead Of Switching To OpenStack

But when AWS runs into problems, like when its Elastic Load Balancer that routes network traffic went down, causing an embarrassing Christmas Eve …

OpenStack

Hybrid Monitoring | Google Cloud

Monitoring, logging & diagnostics<p>Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the …

What is Docker?

Overview<p>Docker is the company driving the container movement and the only container platform provider to address every application across the hybrid …

Cloud Service Architecture Will Power New Era Of Intelligent, Automated Applications

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Pete Sonsini is the general partner at New Enterprise Associates. Follow him on Twitter @psonsini.</i><p>The new way of the world for most web software development is the assembly of applications from cloud-based APIs. Developers are saving loads of time by pulling in various cloud services …

After three years, OpenStack has made progress, but there’s still work to do

OpenStack, the open-source software project that lets data center operators turn their gear into scalable clouds, turned 3 years old Friday, and it’s …

PowerVM as a hypervisor in OpenStack for development and test - Cloud computing news

July 2, 2013 | Written by: Tiago Rodrigues de Mello<p>Categorized: Archive<p>Share this post:<p>If you are a Thoughts on Cloud blog reader as I am, you may …

The Personal Cloud that Tomorrow Needs

Let’s put a fork in it and call it done. “The Cloud” has now displaced “Social” as the web’s most widely-used and least-understood buzzword. Services like Dropbox, iCloud and Google Drive have become mainstream, and other specialized services like Evernote (note-taking), Wunderlist (to-do lists) …

What Is the Software Defined Data Center and Why Is It Important?

Image copyright isak55<p>In every emerging technology market, hype seems to wax and wane. One day a new technology is red hot, the next day it’s old …

Networking

Cloudscaling Bringing OpenStack Clouds to AWS

Private and hybrid clouds are all the rage right now, and one of the companies most keenly focused on this space is <b>Cloudscaling</b>, which specializes in …

The Business Value of Hadoop as seen through the Big Data

Cloudify Engineering - The Cloudify Player in Action at HP Discover

At this year’s HP Discover, Nati Shalom lit up the screen with his demo of the Cloudify Player, showing just how easy it is to demo an app through …

HP Unifies Big Data Assets In HAVEn Platform

HP today unveiled a new Big Data platform called HAVEn that brings together a number of its software, hardware and IT services assets under a single …

HP launches big data platform, integrates acquired analytics parts

The platform, called HAVEn, combines technologies from HP Autonomy, Vertica, ArcSight and Operations Management along with Hadoop. Most of those …

Big Data

High availability in the cloud: An OpenStack approach - Cloud computing news

April 2, 2013 | Written by: Marco Celon<p>Categorized: Archive<p>Share this post:<p>Recently there has been a lot of discussion about the maturity of some …

News for nerds, stuff that matters

<i>There will need to be a further battery of tests before the drug, named "BiIA-SG", can be part of the global battle against the virus, which causes</i> …

A User Experience Business of One

My initial foray into UX frustrated me. Although my job title suggested that I made products easier for end-users, I actually spent a lot of time …

UX Design

HP builds out OpenStack infrastructure, adds public cloud services

HP delivers its next phase of OpenStack architecture and adds public cloud services that gets it more in the ballpark with incumbent …

OpenStack

Population growth and climate change explained by Hans Rosling

Climate

Don’t “design for mobile”, design for your customer relationship

Last night I saw Luke W give his excellent “Mobile to the Future” presentation. In it, he questions many of the interface paradigms and assumptions …

NSA Building a Secure Version of OpenStack

From the 'No Such Agency' files:<p>PORTLAND. The NSA (America's super secret intelligence agency) is no stranger to open source software and apparently …

Apache CloudStack 4.1.0 emerges from incubation

The Apache CloudStack project today announced Version 4.1.0 of the CloudStack, signaling that the cloud orchestration platform continues to thrive …