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.
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.
Happy Friday everyone. We begin this week’s Download by going back a couple of weeks, when Rackspace President and CEO Taylor Rhodes spoke with CNBC’s Jon Fortt about the recently launched Fanatical Support for Amazon Web Services.
It’s almost time, once again, for the OpenStack Summit, a four-day conference for developers, users and administrators of OpenStack cloud software. It’s a great place to get started and keep connected with OpenStack, and this year our international destination is Tokyo.
Rackspace Cloud Files is a massively scalable cloud object storage system built using OpenStack Swift. As with other OpenStack projects, Swift is written in Python to take advantage of its rich technical features, fast delivery of capabilities and quick ramp-up time for developers to contribute.