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Category: OpenStack

Exploring Platform9 Managed OpenStack as a modern virtualization alternative

By Peter Fray

OpenStack has always been viewed as an open-source innovation in the cloud computing world, offering a comprehensive suite of features for scalable cloud infrastructure and proven capabilities to replace VMware… Read More

The resurgence of OpenStack: Addressing the cloud conundrum

By Kamesh Pemmaraju

Cloud computing is undergoing a transformative phase. In this blog, we examine resurgence of OpenStack in the face of severe market disruptions, particularly the massive price hikes imposed by Broadcom… Read More

How Three Enterprises Implemented OpenStack and Kubernetes

By Platform9

For the past several years, businesses have been inundated with buzzword-laden rhetoric urging them to embrace “digital transformation,” adopt “agile,” “cloud-native” infrastructures and so on. It’s one thing to talk… Read More

How Platform9 Uses OpenStack Ironic to Manage Bare Metal as a Service

By Platform9

OpenStack Ironic allows users to manage bare metal infrastructure like they would virtual machines- essentially enabling bare metal as a service. The OpenStack Foundation recently announced that Ironic is powering… Read More

Migrating Off AWS: How to Move Production from AWS to Enterprise Data Centers Running OpenStack and Kubernetes

By Platform9

Running resource-intensive workloads with high-volume traffic can be very expensive, especially while using managed services like RDS. Public Clouds abstract management of networking and high availability from end-users but incompatible… Read More

6 Key Insights from OpenStack Summit Vancouver

By Platform9

This week, I had the opportunity to attend the OpenStack Summit, hosted in the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada. IT was an exhilarating 4-days packed with all things OpenStack: Our… Read More

Maintaining VM High Availability Using OpenStack Masakari

By Pushkar Acharya

OpenStack has become the chosen platform for managing enterprise data centers due to its ability to deliver an infrastructure-as-a-service environment and to run scalable, high availability (HA) applications on top… Read More

OpenStack Ironic: Enabling Bare Metal as a Service

By Platform9

OpenStack Ironic is an OpenStack project that provisions bare metal machines rather than virtual machines. Bare Metal as a Service (BMaaS) allows you to provision your Hadoop or SQL workloads,… Read More

OpenStack Designate: Enabling DNS as a Service

By Platform9

OpenStack Designate ― an open source project under the OpenStack umbrella ― provides DNS as a Service (DNSaaS) in OpenStack. It provides a standard, open API that can be used… Read More

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