openstack cloud architechture

OpenStack releases Pike to deliver improved manageability, composability and scale

With the launch of Pike, the OpenStack community released the 16th version of its open source cloud infrastructure platform, making it easier for users to adopt OpenStack with the improved lifecycle management tools and new delivery models that include private-cloud-as-a-service. Pike’s modular architecture will now enable running of standalone services, thus eliminating the need of complete set of OpenStack services. Composability of Pike addresses new use cases like containers and edge computing. Projects that can be run in a standalone way include Ironic bare-metal and Cinder block storage. To simplify, now OpenStack Ironic bare metal service comes with enhanced integration for Neutron networking and Cinder block storage. Cinder, can also be run as a standalone storage service for bare ...

Rackspace to Assist Clients run OpenStack-based private clouds

DAILYHOSTNEWS, November 8, 2011 – RackSpace is taking its support for the OpenStack Cloud architecture beyond Cloud services in its own data centers and contributions to the open architecture’s development. The company will now provide managed services and operational support for customers that build private clouds in their own data centers using the open-source Cloud operating system. OpenStack gives companies a flexible Cloud orchestration layer, access to future upgrades and compatibility with public Clouds built on the OpenStack architecture, according to Rackspace. The new offering is called Rackspace Cloud: Private Edition. Companies certified to deploy the technology will help customers build private OpenStack clouds at data centers of the customers’ choosing, including ...

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