Open, (insert whatever here) when it comes to selling technology.

Off late everyone started loving the term OPEN & pushing/re-aligning/re-defining the product around it & it frustrates me. So whenever i hear some legacy hardware vendor or proprietary software vendor mentioning term OPEN i just feel like Mehh…       The real definition of OPEN is    Open Source   Open Design  Open Development Open Community […]

Happy Birthday OpenStack #OpenStack3Bday

Current Mood (Excited)   What an incredible journey this has been. We are celebrating 3rd birthday of OpenStack, the Open Source cloud computing software for building clouds. We have had awesome journey so far and will continue rocking.     How it started? Rackspace + NASA = OpenStack   Where are we now? [2]  Rackspace […]

Book Review: OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

Publisher : Packtpub Author: Kevin Jackson (@itarchitectkev) This is one of the few published book on OpenStack. It uses Essex release of OpenStack. It uses Ubuntu Linux as base Operating System. All components Glance, Horizon, Keystone, Nova & Swift are explained along with installation steps along with both native OpenStack API and Eucatools(Ec2 API).  One just needs […]

Event Report: Ubuntu Developer Summit, UDS-r

Returned yesterday from UDS after successful week long meetup. Thanks to Canonical for sponsoring me. It was great meeting all Canonical/Community folks. I attended most of the cloud & server tracks. Last not the least party was great and i had an amazing/terrible experience drinking Pisco bought by my friend from Peru. 🙂     Looking […]