VMware's latest open source play consists of a new cloud framework "exposing developer-friendly, Amazon-style set of APIs."
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Amazon Web Services and its buddy Eucalyptus, Microsoft Windows Azure, Apache CloudStack and OpenStack are all racing to be stack of software organizations will use to build their Cloud-based workloads. Mirantis' CEO, Adrian Ionel, believes OpenStack has all of the earmarks of the winner. Do you agree?
OpenStack will be making many minor improvements, but adding Amazon Web Services API support won't be one of them.
OpenStack should rely on the APIs of dominant public clouds by Amazon and Google and not tie itself to Rackspace, according to Cloudscaling CTO Randy Bias.
Rackspace has raised a ruckus about trying to post retail customers from AWS and its OpenStack cloud OS. AWS says OpenStack isn't surfacing much in customer talks and is confident it will fare well vs. Rackspace.
What started as Japan's answer to Amazon Web Services quickly became a global suite of distributed virtual networking services for OpenStack-based clouds. Meet Midokura.
Rackspace CEO Lanham Napier said the company is starting with retailers as it tries to make a dent in Amazon Web Services.
OpenStack has the potential to become to the cloud what the LAMP stack is to servers, Rackspace's chief has said, while blasting VMware and Amazon for not participating in the scheme
OpenStack, the open source infrastructure-as-a-service platform that has been adopted by the industry as the David to Amazon Web Service's proprietary Goliath, has signed up 19 major technology companies to steward the development of the technology.The 19 initial supporters of the OpenStack Foundation were announced on Thursday.
Clouds based on open-source OpenStack software may not be as good at ingesting large amounts of data as those from Microsoft or Amazon, a study has found.The study evaluated Amazon Web Services, Windows Azure and Rackspace Cloud Files, and was released by cloud storage specialist Nasuni on Wednesday.
The cloud is dividing into a battle between two platforms — Amazon Web Services and OpenStack — in the same way phones have divided into a competition between iOS and Android, Netflix's cloud architect has said