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Category: OpenStack

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

By Cody Hill

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 Cody Hill

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 Amrish Kapoor

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

How Platform9 Left AWS, Ate its Own Dogfood, Saved Money and Scaled

By Cody Hill and Gautam Jayaprakash

Platform9 offers the industry’s only SaaS delivered and managed cloud infrastructure platform that accelerates developer productivity while reducing IT spend and increasing resource utilization across data centers and clouds.  Unlike… 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 Cody Hill

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 Sachin Manpathak

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

OpenStack Load Balancer: Native vs. Third-Party Choices

By Sachin Manpathak

OpenStack load balancer supports both native and third-party methods of load balancing, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. What is load balancing? It is a technique used by service providers… Read More

OpenStack Omni, the Open-Source Alternative to VMware and AWS for Hybrid Cloud

By Amrish Kapoor

According to the 2017 State of the Cloud report, hybrid cloud usage has increased to 71%, up 13% from the previous year. As hybrid clouds become more of a common… Read More

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