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Open source cloud computing News
February 10, 2017
Microsoft defends customers' intellectual property against cloud patent trolls under a new program, as open source takes on greater relevance in Azure.
March 25, 2016
IT pros are concerned Docker's meteoric rise will lead to a fall from grace, as it stretches beyond its core competencies to pursue enterprise business.
February 18, 2016
To boost OpenStack adoption, the open source project continues to push into new areas. But are disparate projects and users' competing needs creating friction in the community?
February 12, 2016
The Rackspace cloud model of managing others' resources extends to a fellow OpenStack vendor for the first time, with support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.
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The OpenStack platform contains a mix of services for compute, networking, security and more. See if you can identify which service performs which function with this quick quiz. Continue Reading
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OpenStack offers enterprises increased flexibility, but deployment is tough. Discover how Ansible playbooks can streamline installation and management of the open source platform. Continue Reading
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Enterprises feel a sense of freedom with OpenStack, but management challenges can weigh them down. Use these tips to bolster your management strategy for the open source platform. Continue Reading
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