OpenStack Victoria Released

OpenStack Victoria was released on October 14, 2020 and is the 22nd release of OpenStack, the open source cloud software. It was interesting to see that contributions came from close to 800 people, 45 countries and 160 organizations. OpenStack is developed and released around 6-month cycles, and this project stable…

Whats New in OpenStack Stein?

OpenStack, the project that powers over 75 public, as well as multiple private clouds, launched their 19th version of the software just recently and the latest release is just out of the world. In fact, if you have been following on their updates since 2010, you’d think after such…

New VMware Integrated OpenStack 5

This week at the OpenStack Summit taking place in Vancouver, VMware announced VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) 5, and will be available in telco carrier and data center editions. This version is based on the OpenStack Queens release which was generally available on Feb. 28. VMware integrated OpenStack is a VMware…

VMware Integrated OpenStack 4.1

For OpenStack fans and those familiar with or working in a VMware environment; VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) 4.1 has been released. It’s based on the Ocata release of OpenStack, and supports the latest VMware products including vSphere 6.5 Update 1, VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.5,…

Composable Infrastructure: OpenStack

OpenStack Pike is the 16th release of the popular open source infrastructure software for building private and public clouds. This version had a focus on composable infrastructure services, manageability, and scalability. The term composable infrastructure might be new to some folks, essentially it means pooling resources such as compute, storage…

OpenStack Ocata Updates

OpenStack Ocata, is the 15th release of the open source software for building private and public clouds. This version brought a focus on stabilization, scalability, and performance. This version was also developed during a shorter release cycle of four months vs. the typical six-month cycle. My understanding is that this…

Replay OpenStack Summit

The OpenStack Summit took place this past week, and from the conversation on twitter, it sounds like it was a success.  For those folks that could not make it, OpenStack does offer all the conference video content online, this is a great way to get up to speed on what…