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OpenStack Keystone Federation Setup

By Vijay Dwivedi

As enterprises get more comfortable with the idea of hybrid cloud and multi-clouds, it has become critical to seamlessly manage user identities, and provide access to resources, across multiple clouds.... Read More

OpenStack Keystone Authentication using Active Directory (AD)

By Vijay Dwivedi

A previous blog gave an overview of how to configure Keystone with LDAP. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is another very popular directory service for many enterprises. This article gives an... Read More

OpenStack Keystone Authentication Using LDAP

By Vijay Dwivedi

Keystone is a OpenStack project that implements OpenStack’s identity API and provides authentication and authorization services to identify users of the OpenStack cloud. It also provides a catalog of all... Read More

How to Install OpenStack Using RDO Packstack

By Vijay Dwivedi

One of the great things about OpenStack is all the options you have for deploying it. A recent blog  mentioned various deployment models – and the flowchart below may help as you decide... Read More

24/7 OpenStack Monitoring: Architecture and Tools

By Vijay Dwivedi

While the OpenStack Ceilometer project is very popular for telemetry, it’s not really a OpenStack monitoring solution. It is a data collection service designed for gathering usage data on objects... Read More

Comparison of OpenStack Implementation & Consumption Options

By Vijay Dwivedi

You’ve decided to move forward with OpenStack implementation to build a private cloud! Congratulations – you are in good company. According to Wikibon, true private cloud (on-premise and hosted together)... Read More

Public vs. Private Cloud: PubMatic’s Journey to an OpenStack Private Cloud

By Madhura Maskasky

If you missed Udy Gold’s presentation on the benefits of public vs. private cloud at the OpenStack Summit, here it is! If you don’t have 37 minutes to watch the... Read More

Platform9 Now on OpenStack Liberty Release

By Amrish Kapoor

We’re very excited to announce a new release this week of Platform9 Managed OpenStack, our SaaS-based OpenStack private cloud offering! With this release, we have upgraded all components to run their respective OpenStack... Read More

First OpenStack Provider Named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Management!

By Sirish Raghuram

This week, we announced that Platform9 is a 2016 Cool Vendor for Cloud Management by Gartner, Inc. What does this mean for OpenStack providers and customers? In this post, I’d like to dive... Read More

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