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CloudOpen 2014 – Mixing Your Open Source Cloud Cocktail
Here’s the presentation I gave at the Linux Foundation’s CloudOpen in
Dusseldorf on October 13, 2014 titled Mixing Your Open Source Cloud Cocktail
Add two parts virtualization, one part orchestration add a little networking
shake and pour. Unfortunately cloud computing isn’t that easy but then
again not all clouds are the same and tastes may vary.
This talk will discuss how the varying open source technologies like
OpenStack, Docker, LXC and others can be mixed together to make something
that appeals to the needs of a wide variety of users.
There’s also no problem in abstaining from building your own cloud but
still benefiting from the open source tooling to maximize the benefits of the
Slide deck here
Last Monday at the Desktop Linux Consortium Conference at Boston
University’s Tyngsboro, Massachusetts Campus there was a lot of talk about
a “UserLinux” distribution. The topic was sparked by remarks by Bruce
Perens who voiced a need for a distribution that was designed to meet
community needs for a desktop operating system based on the Linux community
favorite Debian distribution.
I contacted Bruce who has been kind enough to interject some comments to my
own text. They are marked [thus].
The thought of UserLinux sparked my thinking. The thing I like about Linux is
that it’s ... (more)
I started giving this presentation last year to try to cover the various
noteworthy open source cloud computing technologies. I have given it numerous
times and keep updating it as the landscape changes. Sometimes I throw in a
whole section on notable systems management tools to help manage the cloud
but that makes the content pretty tough to cover in a talk that lasts in
under an hour. Here’s the latest edition I gave last month for Networld
Technorati Tags: ceph, cloud computing, cloudstack, gluster, Hadoop, Open
Yep, there is a new sheriff in town. I am pleased to be writing this
editorial as the new editor-in-chief of LinuxWorld Magazine. Before I start
prophesying about the bright future of the magazine, I would like to reflect
on our accomplishments, thanking former editor-in-chief, Kevin Bedell, who
will continue to provide his talents as our editor of open source.
Kevin will be joined by passionate Linux enthusiasts and authors like Dee-Ann
LeBlanc whose award-winning work and Linux gaming expertise have been an
asset to our publication. *NIX guru and senior editor James Turner, who ... (more)
Crash Course in Open Source Cloud Computing
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This is a presentation originally given at SCALE 9x and revised for the
Indiana Linuxfest 3/26/2011.