Getting Started With Vagrant is Easy

The second most quoted saying in enterprise IT must be “well, it works on my machine” only to be slightly edged out by “it must be the network” and honestly, doesn’t it always feel like it’s the network (insert smile and laugh). Traditional development environments are set…

New VMware Integrated OpenStack 5

This week at the OpenStack Summit taking place in Vancouver, VMware announced VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) 5, and will be available in telco carrier and data center editions. This version is based on the OpenStack Queens release which was generally available on Feb. 28. VMware integrated OpenStack is a VMware…

Fedora 28 Now Generally Available

On May 1, 2018 The Fedora Project, released Fedora 28, the latest version of the open source operating system. You are able to download Fedora 28 Server, Fedora 28 Workstation and Fedora 28 Atomic Host (Fedora Atomic is a platform for your Linux-Docker-Kubernetes (LDK) application stack. Already a Fedora user…

Ready For VMware Integrated OpenStack 4.1

For OpenStack fans and those familiar with or working in a VMware environment; VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) 4.1 has been released. It’s based on the Ocata release of OpenStack, and supports the latest VMware products including vSphere 6.5 Update 1, VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.5,…

Composable Infrastructure: Use What You Need With OpenStack Pike

OpenStack Pike is the 16th release of the popular open source infrastructure software for building private and public clouds. This version had a focus on composable infrastructure services, manageability, and scalability. The term composable infrastructure might be new to some folks, essentially it means pooling resources such as compute, storage…

OpenStack Ocata Delivering Updates in Less Time

OpenStack Ocata, is the 15th release of the open source software for building private and public clouds. This version brought a focus on stabilization, scalability, and performance. This version was also developed during a shorter release cycle of four months vs. the typical six-month cycle. My understanding is that this…