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Cloud Computing And NASA

Adam Ritchie | CloudTweaks | April 4, 2014

Investments in space technology have produced many spinoff inventions that we now take for granted in everyday modern life. Advances in comfort, such as memory foam and shoe insoles, and life-saving technologies, such as smoke detectors and safety grooving in roads and runways, were all inspired by NASA research.

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Cloud computing's big debt to NASA & Open Source

Patrick Thibodeau | ComputerWorld | March 8, 2013

IBM is betting big on OpenStack, deeply rooted in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's ingenuity Read More »

Cloud, Open Source, and New Network Models: Part 2

James Urquhart | CNET | October 20, 2011

OpenStack's Quantum network service project is an early attempt to define a common, simple abstraction of an OSI Layer 2 network segment. What does that abstraction look like, and how does Quantum allow the networking market to flourish and innovate under such a simple concept? Read More »

CloudOpen Keynote Q&A: OpenStack's Maffulli Says Open Cloud is New Frontier of Innovation

Jennifer Cloer | The Linux Foundation | August 2, 2012

OpenStack's Stefano Maffulli is on the opening keynote panel at CloudOpen Wednesday morning August 29...Mafulli was generous to take time out of his busy schedule as Community Manager at OpenStack to share his ideas on what is an open cloud and what's new with his project. Read More »

Clouds Open Up, Benefit Clients

Mahesh Sharma | The Sydney Morning Herald | November 17, 2011

The cloud industry is poised to enter a new era of transparency and competition courtesy of the open source movement and the help of large players such as RackSpace, Dell and Citrix. After some jostling over which standard is best, the OpenStack foundation has recently emerged as the pre-eminent open source cloud, which freely provides the code for the major products that sit on top of the Read More »

Coders to Learn How to Deploy Humanitarian-Focused Apps on Openstack

Dana and I are passionate about making open source communities inclusive and welcoming. The codeathon is a terrific opportunity for us to be tour guides for women of all backgrounds as they explore open source projects like OpenStack. [Dana Bauer]: I love the humanitarian focus at Open Source Day. Egle and I are demonstrating how to deploy humanitarian-focused applications on OpenStack, and it's exciting to think that some of those apps could be the first steps toward making a difference in the world...

Dell EMC to Join Open Source OpenSDS Project to Advance Storage Interoperability, Contribute Code

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | December 19, 2016

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today welcomed Dell EMC to the OpenSDS Project. The OpenSDS community is forming to address software-defined storage integration challenges with the goal of driving enterprise adoption of open standards. As part of its support for the open source project, Dell EMC is also contributing its first project to OpenSDS, the CoprHD SouthBound SDK (SB SDK), to help promote storage interoperability and compatibility...

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Does OpenStack Need a Linus Torvalds?

Brandon Butler | Network World | October 24, 2012

Linux has Linus. Does open source cloud computing effort OpenStack need a marquee name too? Read More »

Five Open Source Technologies for 2012

Joab Jackson | IDG News | December 28, 2011

Next year, if all goes according to plan, Red Hat will become the first open source software company to generate more than US$1 billion a year in revenue. It will be a watershed moment for the open source community, who have long seen their approach of community-based development as a viable, even superior, alternative to traditional notions of how software should be written. Read More »

Focus On Developers: The 2011 Open Source Rookies

Steve O'Grady | Open Source Delivers | January 19, 2012

In years past, sifting winners from losers from the previous calendar year was an exercise in intuition, relying entirely on the experience of the individual and their personal recollections of twelve months’ worth of events. Read More »

Got Open Source Cloud Storage? Red Hat Buys Gluster

Jay Lyman | The 451 Group | October 5, 2011

Red Hat’s $136m acquisition of open source storage vendor Gluster marks Red Hat’s biggest buy since JBoss and starts the fourth quarter with a very intersting deal. Read More »

Guest Blog: Don’t Confuse Open Source With Open Standards

Amy-jo Crowley | CBR | August 28, 2013

The European Commission has recently published guidelines which will make it easier for public authorities to switch to Open Standards. This move should be commended, but with a caveat. Open Standards do not equate to Open Source, and vendor lock-in is still a probability... Read More »

Happy Birthday, OpenStack! Now Change

Brandon Butler | Network World | July 22, 2013

OpenStack turns three this month and some say the project needs to mature Read More »

How A NASA Open Source Startup Could Change The IT Universe

Sean Michael Kerner | Datamation | November 2, 2012

Former NASA CTO explains how the open source OpenStack project came to be and why it could be NASA's most important contribution. Read More »

How Amazon Web Services Helps NASA’s Curiosity Rover Share Mars With The World

Matt Weinberger | Devops Angle | August 11, 2012

NASA is a big fan of the cloud – in fact, the OpenStack open source cloud computing platform got its start there. So when NASA needed image processing infrastructure for the incredible pictures coming from Mars to Earth by way of the just-landed Curiosity rover and its mission to search for life on Mars, it’s not very surprising that the team turned to Amazon Web Services. Read More »