Application Deployment on OpenStack via OneOps

OneOps is a multi-cloud and open-source orchestration platform for DevOpsthat has the following major advantages: DevOps orchestration: integrate popular open-source or free DevOps tools and orchestrate them on a nice web UI. Model-driven application template: once a template is created, re-use and deploy the “best practice” unlimited times. Cloud Agnostic: support deployment on major public and private…

Red Hat needs to get real about the cloud

Serving enterprise datacenters won’t sustain Red Hat. OpenShift and what it represents may be crucial to the company’s long-term survival Red Hat ended 2016 with a precipitous 12 percent drop in its stock price, courtesy of its CFO’s departure and lighter-than-expected revenues. Losing a CFO to a grass-is-greener CEO spot isn’t a big deal, but the…

How to ‘Kubernetize’ an OpenStack service

Kuryr-Kubernetes provides networking for Kubernetes pods by using OpenStack Neutron and Octavia.   Kuryr-Kubernetes is an OpenStack project, written in Python, that serves as a container network interface (CNI) plugin that provides networking for Kubernetes pods by using OpenStack Neutron and Octavia. The project stepped out of its experimental phase and became a fully supported OpenStack ecosystem citizen in…

CLOUD MIGRATION STRATEGIES

Public cloud migrations come in different shapes and sizes, but I see three major approaches. Each of these has very different technical and governance implications. THREE APPROACHES Companies dying to get rid of their data centers often get started on a ‘lift and shift’ approach, where applications are moved from existing servers to equivalent servers…

THE STATE OF OPEN SOURCE CLOUD

State of the Open Source Cloud Zenoss just published the results of an open source cloud survey they did. They polled more than 100,000 of their community members to determine the prevailing sentiments concerning open source cloud deployments, the perceived advantages and disadvantages of this technology as well as to gain insight into future open cloud…