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Ubuntu 16.10 ups cloud ante with Kubernetes, OpenStack

Canonical doubles down on features for building clouds and infrastructure, with the latest OpenStack and a custom-built Kubernetes to go with it

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SmartNICs: Give your OpenStack network a boost

Software-programmable network interface cards combine CPU offload with central control, providing more speed and flexibility than SR-IOV or DPDK

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The trouble with the hybrid cloud

To have a hybrid cloud, you need a private cloud -- but does one really need to be an extension of the other?

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Intel’s cloud project looks a lot like OpenStack

Intel project aims to manage VMs, bare metal, and containers side by side in the vein of OpenStack, but without the bloat or the missteps

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OpenStack's future: Docker workloads on Kubernetes

OpenStack is set to become a Docker-ized app that runs on Kubernetes and help Google's plans for an open source hybrid cloud

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Open-source really could help get you a job, study finds

Cloud, OpenStack, and networking expertise in open source are all sought by those filling jobs


CoreOS Stackanetes puts OpenStack in containers for easy management

Stackanetes uses Kubernetes to deploy OpenStack as a set of containerized apps, simplifying management of OpenStack components

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Got cloud skills? Now you can get certified by the OpenStack Foundation

A new exam aims to help address skyrocketing demand, the group says


OpenStack by the numbers: Who’s using open source clouds and for what?

IT vendors and telecos are the heaviest users of the open source cloud software, bi-annual survey data shows

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Red Hat covers cloud apps with OpenStack and Cloud Suite

Red Hat's latest OpenStack Platform release wraps up the cloud for easier deployment, but Cloud Suite will likely claim a broader audience

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Google open source hybrid cloud gets new OpenStack backup driver

The Cinder driver, which allows Google Cloud Platform to be used as a backup target by OpenStack, is an important addition to the company's hybrid cloud

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OpenStack simplifies management with Mitaka release

The latest OpenStack release provides a unified CLI, standardized APIs across projects, and one-step setups for many components

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What eBay looks like under the hood

eBay CTO Steve Fisher offers a guided tour of the architecture, technologies, and best practices of one of the world's largest e-commerce operations

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Video: How OpenStack doomed itself

OpenStack has lost its way, and key developer Andy Smith knows where it took wrong turns

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OpenStack digs for deeper value in telecoms, network virtualization

NFV can be a major OpenStack application, which is great for telecom, but will enterprises go for it, too?

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Joyent: The Docker-friendly cloud you’ve never heard of

Joyent started the container party, later validated by Docker. Despite superior technology, does an independent public cloud like Joyent have a chance?

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Oracle's cloud storage service won't frighten Amazon

With an OpenStack-compatible API set and low prices, Oracle's new cloud storage service might seem like at Amazon, but it's meant mainly for existing Oracle customers


Hypernetes unites Kubernetes, OpenStack for multitenant container management

Hypernetes project aims to deliver container orchestration with VM-level isolation

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