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Early OpenStack contributor says cloud project has 'lost its heart'

Joshua McKenty helped start OpenStack, now after leaving his startup company based on the open source IaaS cloud computing project, he says it has "lost its heart."

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IBM doubles down on OpenStack for hybrid clouds

IBM's next OpenStack move is Bluemix-hosted services for managing cloud infrastructure -- but will they create dependencies of their own?

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Red Hat reworks OpenStack, OpenShift for containers

Red Hat's repackaging and integration effort aims to ease app delivery across all platforms: bare metal, VMs, and containers

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OpenStack can't carry the private cloud without AWS

OpenStack is flying high in the private cloud, but success may ultimately depend on Amazon's support

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Ubuntu 15.04 combines OpenStack and LXD hypervisor in one package

Canonical's new Linux distribution unveils its LXD container runtime, which offers the best features of both containers and VMs

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OpenStack, bare metal, or containers? Yes to all three

Piston's new CloudOS aims to manage bare metal servers, VMs in OpenStack, and eventually containers

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How not to market OpenStack: A lesson from Nebula's failure

The demise of Nebula indicates that delivering OpenStack via a hardware appliance was bound to fail in the long run

HP boxes up the cloud for the enterprise

The HP Helion Rack provides a prepackaged cloud ready to run

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Momentum builds as major OpenStack rev approaches

Mirantis adds Docker to OpenStack; IBM introduces an OpenStack-powered hybrid; and Canonical woos telecoms with a Juniper partnership

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Walmart doubles down on OpenStack

After migrating one of the world's largest e-commerce operations to OpenStack last year, Walmart's technologists hungrily anticipate the latest improvements as the project evolves

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IBM embraces Docker, OpenStack in Bluemix hybrid cloud plans

IBM's hybrid cloud plans involve moving workloads between public and private clouds via Docker, with Bluemix as the bridge

5 ways OpenStack Trove will change how you manage databases

A database-as-a-service framework for OpenStack, Trove lays the groundwork for automating the provisioning and management of leading SQL and NoSQL databases

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VMware's OpenStack plants itself firmly in vSphere

VMware jumps on the OpenStack bandwagon with a brand new distro designed to be managed with VMware tools

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8 OpenStack solutions that claim to be fuss-free

Turnkey OpenStack solutions have their own spins on maintenance, management, and the dreaded upgrades

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Review: Mirantis takes the sting out of OpenStack deployments

Mirantis' wizardly discovery, configuration, deployment, and pre-flight testing tool takes you from zero to OpenStack in a matter of hours

Open standards face an uphill climb in the cloud

Despite initial enthusiasm for open technologies, enterprises are favoring proprietary big-name cloud providers

Video: Get started, then go deep, with OpenStack

Oh la la, OpenStack Paris Summit features good information for newbies and veterans alike

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With more enterprise uptake, OpenStack turns a corner

OpenStack has long relied on community to mask its production failings, but new survey may indicate a surge in adoption

OpenStack users: We need more experienced staff

Some companies are telling universities not to send them interns without OpenStack experience

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