Paula Rooney

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Paula Rooney has covered the software and technology industry for more than 20 years, starting with semiconductor design and mini-computer systems at EDN News and later focused on PC software companies including Microsoft, Lotus, Oracle, Red Hat, Novell and other open source and commercial software companies for CRN and PCWeek. She received a silver award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors in 2005 for her profile on Linus Torvalds and edited and co-authored "Partnering With Microsoft," a book about Microsoft's channel published by CMP Publishing in 2004. Rooney graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1997. In her off time, she enjoys scuba diving, sailing, sun worshipping, running, reading, surfing (the net) and hanging out with her family. She resides on the shores of Scituate, Massachusetts.

Paula Rooney owns no stock in the companies that she covers. She holds a 401K that is managed by Morgan Stanley.

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Shuttleworth: Ubuntu 12.10 available with OpenStack "Folsom" today

Shuttleworth: Ubuntu 12.10 available with OpenStack "Folsom" today

Noting that Cisco and HP are running CloudStack-enabled Ubuntu Linux on their cloud platforms, Ubuntu and Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth said today at OpenStack Summit that Ubuntu 12.10 with the latest incarnation of OpenStack called 'Folsom" is now available and that the "'Folsom" upgrade path for Ubuntu 12.04 is also ready

October 16, 2012 by in Cloud

Rackspace launches open PHP, Java SDKs for OpenStack

Rackspace launches open PHP, Java SDKs for OpenStack

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

October 15, 2012 by in Cloud

Nimbula, MapR launch turnkey Hadoop solution for private cloud

Nimbula, MapR launch turnkey Hadoop solution for private cloud

Nimbula, the creators of the Amazon EC2 cloud, has partnered with big data experts at MapReduce Technologies to develop a turnkey solution that allows enterprise customers to get a Hadoop cluster running on a private cloud in minutes. The solution unites Nimbula Director with MapR's Hadoop distribution and includes templates, recipes and verification tests for running Hadoop on Nimbula Director, the companies announced.

August 9, 2012 by in Cloud