There are often questions about the differences between the various OpenStack distributions and offerings. I answer whenever possible by drawing the distinction between OpenStack as the open source project and as the products and services available to help make it a production-ready cloud platform.
In the first part of this series, I introduced the kit that makes up my home lab. There’s nothing unusual or special in the kit list, but it certainly is affordable and makes entry into an OpenStack world very accessible. This post explains some more basics of my networking: DHCP, DNS, Proxy and TFTP.
In this edition of Straight Up Startup, we feature Naruby Schlenker, co-founder of Ordoro, a web app that empowers ecommerce stores to manage orders, inventory and shipping.
This week, we hosted a live webinar during which two ObjectRocket by Rackspace customers, Appboy and Untappd, highlighted how they use MongoDB and other data services on the cloud. Here is a full video recording of the webinar.
Here, I review some reference architectures and design principles for building OpenStack Cinder solutions using both commodity-off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware as well as third-party storage solutions.
Last weekend, a group of Harvard Women in Computer Science students put on an amazing technical women’s conference called WECode (WE = Women Engineers). Rackspace also participated in this excitement