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 […]

OpenStack Swift in a box (folsom/ubuntu 12.04)

Last week i was at PES IT college, Bangalore  for a workshop on OpenStack Swift. I had to get them (students) a hands on of the same. So i went through the video & resources which Joe Arnold created explaining about swift. (http://swiftstack.com/training/swift-install/) So essentially what i have done here is extension of what was explained on Swiftatack […]

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 […]