Rackspace is best known for co-founding OpenStack with NASA. As the open source cloud stack moves under the control of an independent foundation, and the OpenStack Summit gets underway, the public/private cloud provider has released two new PHP and Java SDKs targeting developers
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Piston Cloud Computing came out of stealth mode today, launching an OpenStack-based cloud OS that allows enterprises to build private clouds that meet security and compliance requirements. Former NASA and Rackspace execs are leading the charge. The OS will be generally available Nov. 29.
The OpenStack project -- an open-source cloud-computing platform created by RackSpace, NASA and a growing list of partners -- is getting some support from Microsoft.
Open standards and open code are at the heart of the OpenStack platform, supported by a consortium of hardware, software and service vendors including Dell, AMD and Citrix
The question I would ask is whether having rival open source stacks will help or hurt efforts to keep Microsoft Azure and other proprietary offerings from raining on its parade.
Rackspace launched OpenStack, an open source cloud computing operating system, designed to take on the likes of VMware's vSphere and Microsoft's Azure.
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