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How GitHub Helps You Hack The Government

Robert McMillan | Wired | January 9, 2013

On April 9th of last year, someone called Iceeey proposed a change to an obscure document written by the federal government’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The document wasn't that important. [...] But this small request was a very big deal. Read More »

How Open Source And Openstack Are Commoditizing – And Transforming – The Cloud

Brian Stevens | Open Source Delivers | May 1, 2014

...Similar to how Linux rewrote the rules for software, open source technology is making the path to the cloud more available to enterprises. It’s helping to eliminate the need for specialized software, and offering a standardized platform through which businesses can build open, public, and even hybrid, clouds...

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How Open Source Is Changing the Pace of Software Development

...as new computing architectures and approaches rapidly evolve for cloud computing, for big data, for the Internet of Things (IoT), it's also becoming evident that the open source development model is extremely powerful because of the manner in which it allows innovations from multiple sources to be recombined and remixed in powerful ways. Consider the following examples...

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How OpenStack mentoring breaks down cultural barriers

Victoria Martinez de la Cruz is no stranger to OpenStack's mentorship opportunities. It's how she got her own start in OpenStack, and now a few years later is helping to coordinate many of these opportunities herself. She is speaking on a panel on mentoring and internships later this week at OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, Spain. In this interview, we catch up with Victoria to learn more about the details of what it's like to be a part of an open source internship, as well as some helpful advice for people on both sides of the mentoring process...

How To Make Money With OpenStack

Sean Michael Kerner | Datamation | October 18, 2012

The open source OpenStack cloud effort isn't just about technology, it's also about money - lots and lots of money. Read More »

How VMware Embraced Its Open Source Nemesis

Cade Metz | Wired | July 24, 2012

VMware just spent $1.26 billion to secure its place in the future of computer networking. But in acquiring the swashbuckling Silicon Valley startup Nicira, the virtualization giant is also shifting even further into the world of open source software, a world it was once very much at odds with — and in some ways still is. Read More »

How Walmart Is Embracing the Open-Source OpenStack Model

Sean Michael Kerner | eWeek | October 25, 2016

Walmart wasn't always an open-source advocate, but now it's one of the biggest consumers of open-source technology and is actively building a culture that fosters open-source development. Read More »

HP: 'We're Completely Committed to OpenStack'

Andrew R. Hickey | CRN | October 6, 2011

HP's cloud strategy will rely heavily on its participation in OpenStack open source cloud community, the tech titan said Thursday at the OpenStack Conference in Boston. "We are completely committed and on-board with OpenStack," said John Purrier, HP's vice president of cloud infrastructure, at the event. Read More »

HPC Research Custer Get Red Hat OpenStack Private Cloud

Anthony Adshead | Computer Weekly | January 14, 2016

EMedLab, a partnership of seven research and academic institutions, has built a private cloud 5.5PB high-performance computing (HPC) cluster with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack using Cinder block storage and IBM’s Spectrum Scale (formerly GPFS) parallel file system. The organisation rejected use of object storage – an emerging choice for very large capacity research data use cases – and also rejected use of the public cloud because of concerns over control and security of data...

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IBM Accelerates Open Database-as-a-Service on IBM Power Systems

Press Release | IBM | May 24, 2017

IBM today announced a new Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) toolkit on Power Systems optimized for open source databases, including MongoDB, EDB PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Redis, Neo4j, and Apache Cassandra to help deliver more speed, control, and efficiency for enterprise developers and IT departments. The new platform gives database administrators and developers the ability to easily deploy a fully configured private cloud with automated provisioning for open source database services...

IBM Embraces OpenStack For Cloud Offerings

Matthew Broersma | TechWeekEurope | March 5, 2013

At its Pulse conference in Las Vegas IBM announced it will shift all its future cloud products to code based on open standards and open source Read More »

IBM Joins Pivotal's Open-Source Cloud Foundry Project

Yevgeniy Sverdlik | Datacenter Dynamics | July 26, 2013

IBM made another move in the open-source-cloud space this week by joining Cloud Foundry, the open-source cloud-platform project kicked off and overseen by Pivotal, a cloud-platform spin-off owned by EMC, VMware and GE and led by VMware's former CEO Paul Maritz. Read More »

In The Cloud, It's Amazon Vs. The Rest

Dana Blankenhorn | Seeking Alpha | September 25, 2012

VMware (VMW) is just the latest company to join the OpenStack Foundation, an effort to build an open source cloud stack from parts first developed by NASA, then Rackspace (RAX), and now being implemented at the latter. Read More »

Increasingly, Clouds Are Built the Open Source Way

Joe McKendrick | Forbes | June 13, 2012

Today’s cloud computing landscape has no clear leading vendor; but rather is a mosaic of services. While the commercial opportunities are enormous, open source clouds are beginning to dominate the private cloud side of the market.

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Intel Uses Open-Source, OpenStack Cloud to Its Advantage

Sean Michael Kerner | eWeek | September 19, 2013

At LinuxCon, Dirk Hohndel, Intel's chief Linux and open-source technologist, explains why Intel is invested in open source and what his company is doing with the OpenStack cloud.

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