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In the wake of OpenStack Tokyo last month, Rackblog asked Rackers serving as Project Team Leads to share the status of their particular projects.  Lana Brindley’s post on priorities for Mitaka will kick off this occasional series. If you’re a PTL on an OpenStack project and you’d like to write an update, great! Just email
Happy Friday everyone. Today The Download takes a look at this week’s OpenStack Summit, which wrapped up on Friday in Tokyo, Japan. A strong contingent of Rackers made the trek halfway across the globe to attend, and a number of exciting developments unfolded while they were there.
Each week, Rackspace futurist Robert Scoble looks at emerging trends in his newsletter, Life and Tech. This week’s installment looks into some of the recently announced services and innovations here at Rackspace, as well as what they’ll mean for a multi-cloud world:
For OpenStack adoption to grow, security must be addressed at all layers of the stack. Like any complex, evolving system, it must be constantly and vigilantly pursued.
Take a peek into day one of OpenStack Tokyo, narrated by our very own Chief Technology Officer and all around cool human, John Engates.
Today at the OpenStack Summit in Tokyo, Rackspace announced Carina, a free public beta of a new service that allows you to create managed clusters for running containers in the cloud using the same tools you use today for running containers locally on your own computer. As the architect of Rackspace’s global container strategy, I’d like to explain what makes Carina different from the technical perspective, and share our philosophy behind the service.
As day two of OpenStack Tokyo begins, and I find myself surrounded by some of the brightest developers, engineers and architects in the world, I am reminded of a recent article suggesting that while OpenStack has momentum, it also requires a substantial amount of expertise.
Developers, start your engines.
Business and IT leaders continue to look for ways to transform their businesses in order to drive new and faster innovation, improve efficiencies and reduce costs.  Rackspace Private Cloud Powered by OpenStack supports business transformation by enabling the consolidation of workloads, application-level automation and a focus on increasing the time to value expected from software development resources.
This week I’m in Tokyo for my 12th OpenStack Summit.
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