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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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Docker is an open source software platform to create, deploy and manage virtualized application containers on a common operating system (OS), with an ecosystem of allied tools. Continue Reading
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SSDs, HDDs and NVMe can all provide local storage for an OpenStack deployment. But what are the benefits and tradeoffs of each, and how will these technologies evolve? Continue Reading
OpenStack Magnum remains a key service for container deployment on the open source cloud platform. But new services, such as Kolla and Kuryr, also continue to mature. Continue Reading
OpenStack is the only open source cloud platform available for enterprise customers. But few use the software, mainly because administrators have yet to master the necessary skills. Continue Reading
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OpenStack security groups allow admins to control traffic into cloud computing instances. But is it possible to change the rules within a default group? Continue Reading
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In deployments of OpenStack in the enterprise, CIOs need to choose which applications will make the cut. Experts offer advice. 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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Admins can use the OpenStack Horizon dashboard to deploy and manage cloud services. But what are some options for customizing the dashboard's view? Continue Reading