Vancouver OpenStack Summit Voting Is Now Open

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Vancouver OpenStack Summit is coming up quickly, the summit will take place on May 18th-22nd 2015, and now the voting for the presentation is OPEN, so you can influence which content would be chosen to be presented during the Summit. There are 17 tracks and over 1,000 talks, panels and how-to sessions proposed for the 5 days conference. If you...[READ MORE]

OpenStack “L” Release Named: Liberty

February 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

OpenStack names each release in alphabetic order of the ABC, the first release named Austin, second release named Bexar, third Cactus, Diablo, Essex, Folsom, Grizzly, Havana, Icehouse, Juno, Kilo. The chosen name for a releases is somehow related to the place where the semi-annual OepnStack Design Summit takes place, in which all planning happens....[READ MORE]

Sneak Peek into Heat New Features in OpenStack Kilo Release

January 5, 2015 // 4 Comments

It still feels like the last OpenStack Summit in Paris has just ended, the amazing views of Paris are sill fresh in memory and the magnificent scents of the delicious meals are still lingering, but[back to reality] we are already far into the Kilo schedule, at the second iteration of the Kilo Cycle. A lot has been discussed during Kilo design...[READ MORE]

OpenStack Orchestration: Getting Started with Heat

December 9, 2014 // 2 Comments

OpenStack Heat Heat Orchestration Service provides ability to orchestrate Openstack requests, such as creation of instances, volumes and other OpenStack services, using  YAML based templates languages called HOT(Heat Orchestration Template). Heat consists of following services: heat-api service serves HTTP RESTful API that process requests and...[READ MORE]

OpenStack Architecture and Services

December 1, 2014 // 7 Comments

Openstack is consisted of several core projects, Nova for Compute, Glance for Images, Cinder for Block Storage, Keystone for Identity, Neutron for Networking, and additional optional services. Each project exposes all it’s capabilities over RESTful API. The services inner-communicate over RESTful API calls, so when a service requires resources...[READ MORE]

OpenStack User Survey: November 2014

November 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Now, when the OpenStack Summit Paris is officially over, and everyone of the ~5,000 participants are home and (hopefully) safe, the semi-annual user survey is released and there are some quite interesting facts in it. Source: OpenStack is finding it’s way...[READ MORE]