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.
The ambitious launch sees Rackspace bet that the future lies with an open-source cloud system, though the technology is unproven
Google is trying to position itself as a more reliable IaaS provider than Amazon Web Services. But given that its cloud technology is proprietary, can it meet enterprise demands for openness and transparency?
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.
The fifth release of the open-source cloud infrastructure software comes with a range of stability improvements including the first full release of the identity manager and self-service portal
The open-source cloud software has been submitted as Apache project, placing the infrastructure-as-a-service alongside popular tools like Hadoop and Cassandra, and signalling a move by Citrix away from OpenStack
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 company's storage software lets web hosts turn commodity servers and storage into a distributed cloud-accessible SAN, giving them another technology to use in trying not to be squeezed by Amazon
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
Oracle has major plans for its cloud service and hopes to beat open-source alternatives on price while becoming large enough to count itself among the three largest clouds in the world
Amazon Web Services will allow first-time customers a year of free usage of a single low-powered elastic compute cloud instance, beginning in November
The OpenStack project has received its first major code release, nicknamed Austin, and is designed to salve fears of platform lock-in in the cloud by pushing open standards and open source code
Canonical's head of corporate services Neil Levine argues that migration is integral to the cloud, in a conversation with ZDNet UK about open source, OpenStack and the cloud's future
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