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OpenStack Pike and all new updates to the Cloud Archive

By Mark Baker on 1 September 2017

On Wednesday 30th August, the upstream OpenStack community officially announced the release of OpenStack Pike. Pike represents the 2nd release of OpenStack this year after Ocata was released back in February and it shows that the…

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How modelling helps you avoid getting a stuck OpenStack

By Mark Baker on 18 July 2017

Lego model of an Airbus A380-800. Airbus run OpenStack A “StuckStack” is a deployment of OpenStack that usually, for technical but sometimes business reasons, is unable to be upgraded without significant disruption, time and…

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OpenStack in a Snap

By Corey Bryant on 6 July 2017

OpenStack is complex and many OpenStack community members are working hard to make the deployment and operation of OpenStack easier. Much of this time is focused on tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Kolla, Juju, Triple-O, Chef (to name a…

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Webinar: How to upgrade your OpenStack cloud easily, without downtime

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou on 28 June 2017

Live webinar It has become commonplace to see some OpenStack users choose to remain on old unsupported versions of OpenStack, forgoing new features and security updates rather than face the disruption, stress and complexity of upgrading.…

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Stuck Stacks, the 7 year itch and the DevOps dilemma

By Mark Baker on 28 June 2017

  7 years in, where do we go from here? It is 7 years since OpenStack came into being. 7 short years comprised of long days and late nights bringing it all together to the point that global businesses such as Walmart, AT&T and…

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OpenStack and Containers live Q&A session

By Alexia Emmanoulopoulou on 20 June 2017

Join us for a 1 hour online session with a cloud expert OpenStack and Containers Office Hours are online Q&A sessions held on an ongoing basis. Their aim is to help community members and customers deploy, manage and scale their Ubuntu-…

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Customising MAAS installs

By Canonical on 2 June 2017

by Matt Jarvis, Consulting Architect at Canonical Canonical’s MAAS is a bare metal provisioning and lifecycle management system. In this post, we’ll look at customising installs provisioned by MAAS to enable site specific configuration.…

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PCCW Global chooses Ubuntu OpenStack and Juju

By Canonical on 11 May 2017

PCCW Global plans expansion to deliver enterprise, edge applications, NFV and IoT enablement to customers Integrated Canonical and CPLANE NETWORKS solution will deliver high-performance, elastic infrastructure Removes the complexity of…

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Consortium GARR creates countrywide Federated Canonical OpenStack

By Canonical on 9 May 2017

GARR, Italy’s leading research and education network consortium, manages a fully owned fibre optic network of 15,000 Km dedicated to Italian Research and Education and offers high performance connectivity and advanced services to around 4…

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Canonical and NetApp collaborate to supply open cloud solutions

By Canonical on 4 May 2017

Canonical and NetApp collaborate to supply open cloud solutions based on Ubuntu OpenStack and NetApp storage Open Cloud Solution will help organisations build scalable and easily managed private and hybrid clouds NetApp data management and…