Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

September 30, 2019 10:12 am

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Upgrading OpenStack

In a previous blog, I wrote about the complexities of setting up OpenStack, with a specific focus on networking. One of the key things to think about once you’ve implemented your OpenStack private cloud is keeping it up to date. No-one likes having to upgrade their systems, particularly when you’re looking at […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

September 3, 2019 4:48 pm

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Schedule for Open Infrastructure Shanghai now released

It may feel like summer is still in full swing, but before you know it, we’ll be facing those shorter days that autumn (or fall, depending on your geographic location and/or linguistic preference) brings. To brighten up these shorter days, many in the open source community will be looking forward to the Open Infrastructure […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

July 23, 2019 10:00 am

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Coming to grips with cloud and making choices

Guest blog from Carl Brooks - Analyst, Cloud Transformation at 451 Research. Spoiled for choice Talking to enterprise IT folks today will almost always lead to a familiar theme when discussing cloud computing and all its interrelated implications. First, cloud is now familiar—'normal' even. This model of using and consuming IT resources has been […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

July 8, 2019 8:14 am

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OpenStack Networking

If you’re familiar with OpenStack at all, you’ll know that it’s a collection of different components, or projects and not a single packaged piece of software. More than 30 different pieces of software make up OpenStack in its entirety ranging from networking to compute, to storage, to bare metal, to key management, […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

June 24, 2019 11:27 am

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The future of OpenStack?

Since the 2018 rebranding of the OpenStack Summits to the Open Infrastructure Summits, there have been some naysayers claiming that this signals the beginning of the end for OpenStack. Some say that Kubernetes will become the “one ring” to rule them all, leaving OpenStack languishing at the wayside. Is OpenStack dead? Does it have […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

June 12, 2019 10:38 am

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Cloud Strategies in Frankfurt

Last week, I&O professionals from around Europe and beyond converged upon Kap Europa in Frankfurt for the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations, and Cloud Strategies Conference. Split over two days, the event was well attended despite flight delays and cancellations the night before. There were lots of great topics of discussion there, including the […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

June 3, 2019 2:41 pm

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The Open Infrastructure Summit comes to Shanghai

The Call for Presentations for the Open Infrastructure Summit in Shanghai is now open, closing on July 2nd. This is the first time that the Open Infrastructure community has descended en masse upon mainland China, so this is an exciting milestone for Open Infrastructure. At the recent Summit in Denver, we saw presentations given by […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

May 27, 2019 10:00 am

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Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference Frankfurt 2019

In a week's time, team SUSE will be heading to Frankfurt, Germany for this year’s Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference. Hundreds of attendees from all around Europe will be paying Kap Europa Congress Centre in Frankfurt a visit – to network, speak to exhibitors, pick up valuable nuggets of information from […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

May 22, 2019 1:26 pm

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The OpenStack User Survey is now open

The 2019 OpenStack User Survey is now open and waiting for your input. Whether you’re a user of OpenStack, or an operator utilising it to power your offerings, the OpenStack Foundation (and the rest of the community) want to hear about your usage. 2018 saw the 11th OpenStack User Survey unveiled at the Berlin […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

May 8, 2019 4:23 pm

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Cloudy with a chance of chameleons

Last week, Denver hosted the very first Open Infrastructure Summit. Over 2,000 attendees from all around the world visited the Colorado Convention Centre with an express aim to collaborate, network, share and learn (and maybe pick up some swag from the sponsors!). The infamously unstable Colorado weather lived up to its reputation, welcoming […]

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