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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

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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

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Hypernetes unites Kubernetes, OpenStack for multitenant container management

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

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OpenStack tool helps new users find relevant cloud projects

Project Navigator makes it easier for new users to choose from the over 25 OpenStack cloud-related services and projects

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Ubuntu Wily Werewolf trots out easy-install OpenStack

The latest version of Canonical's Linux distribution features a streamlined OpenStack installer, along with the LXD hypervisor and telco-strength networking

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Oracle reworks OpenStack for a containerized world

Its new release for Oracle Linux is packaged entirely as Docker instances

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What you need to know about OpenStack Liberty

The Big Tent approach reaches out to users, but it may complicate an already sprawling system

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OpenStack continues to come up short

Red Hat has become the leading vendor of OpenStack, but the company -- and others -- freely acknowledge serious issues related to complexity, scalability, and availability

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Is OpenStack ready for prime time?

For early private cloud adopters, the answer is a qualified yes

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VMware Integrated OpenStack plays to VMware user base

VIO 2.0 offers new tooling and seamless upgrades, while still protecting the VMware user base from attrition

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