jetpacks

Prediction time is one of my favorite occasions. I love looking ahead at what trends are taking shape in cloud computing and consumer tech. At the same time, to keep myself...
OpenStack

I recently spoke at OpenStack Days Mountain West on the OpenStack expertise Rackspace has earned operating the world’s largest OpenStack clouds (Check out the slides here). During the event, I spoke with a number of...
Doc team openstack

The OpenStack documentation team is fairly small. We've existed since 2012, founded by ex-Racker and writer extraordinaire Anne Gentle. Since that time, the team has moved with the OpenStack community to...
Las Vegas Strip

It’s almost that time of year again. No, not Thanksgiving or even Christmas — it’s almost time for AWS re:Invent 2016! We’re just over a week away from the start of Amazon...

The reality of life is we live with challenges. This is true in every aspect of our lives, both personal and professional. I’ve given a lot of talks about dealing with challenges...
Barcelona

This year’s fall OpenStack Summit in Barcelona was characterized by a lack of controversy or hype, as has sometimes been the case at previous Summits. Instead, this Summit sounded a workman-like note...
video

Stunning architecture, beautiful weather, great food (especially if you like bread, apparently) — Barcelona was a magical backdrop for this international OpenStack Summit, which found our Racker experts signing books and...
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We want "users to build work that matters using OpenStack," says Shamail Tahir, Offering Manager, OpenStack Initiatives with IBM. "And for that to happen, the platform has to be stable, and...
OpenStack Barcelona

Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation, kicked off day two of the Summit by tying it back to the first day’s keynote about the challenge of meeting the scalability...
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Video of day one of the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona captures some of the energy and excitement at this new venue. As Ken Hui wrote in his recap of the day's...

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Every day at Rackspace, we talk to new AWS users seeking guidance on how to best take advantage of this powerful public cloud platform. While Rackspace...