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Category: OpenStack

Deep Dive: Virtual Machine Placement in OpenStack

By Sachin Manpathak

Virtual machine (VM) or cloud instance placement is one of the most crucial components of a private cloud. Good placement of VMs across the cloud compute infrastructure ensures that the… Read More

Zero-Touch OpenStack Upgrade: Every Administrator’s Dream

By Madhura Maskasky

Picture this (rather familiar) scenario. It’s that dreaded time of the year again – your OpenStack upgrade (or perhaps VMware vCloud upgrade) is long overdue. You know that the latest… Read More

A Recipe for Continuous Integration Using an OpenStack Private Cloud

By Madhura Maskasky

A few weeks ago, my co-founder Bich ran a fantastic post on How We Run Platform9 on Platform9. Since then, we’ve been asked many times for our recipe on using Continuous Integration (CI/CD)… Read More

Vote for Platform9’s Proposed Talks at the Vancouver OpenStack Summit

By Rahul Dudheria

We are excited to announce that we will be sponsoring the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver from May 18 – 22, 2015. Stay tuned for booth details. The Platform9 team has proposed three… Read More

Running Platform9 on Platform9

By Bich Le

Can we have our cake and eat it too? After months of development from conception to full production use, that is a question we’ve been asking ourselves of our own… Read More

A Dream Realized: Announcing General Availability for KVM

By Sirish Raghuram

15 months ago, we founded Platform9 because we had a dream. A dream that private clouds could be simple, and easy, and inexpensive for all organizations. That the customizability, control and features available… Read More

The Melting Pot In Virtualized Datacenters

By Rahul Dudheria

The time when IT used one virtualization platform for server consolidation seems long past. Cost and performance tradeoffs have led to IT Administrators deploying multiple virtualization technologies, some for production and some… Read More

Take Platform9 on a Test Drive at VMworld 2014

By Madhura Maskasky

At Platform9, we believe that managing your datacenter should be as simple and elegant as using a Nest Thermostat. Our simple, intuitive web interface lets you set up your private… Read More

Re-Imagining Private Clouds

By Roopak Parikh

Hello, world! Welcome to Platform9, where we are re-imagining the private cloud experience. Genesis Platform9’s genesis goes back to our founding team’s experience as early engineers at VMware, our alma… Read More

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