Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

August 15, 2018 11:05 am

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The Agenda for the OpenStack Berlin Summit has been released

After a brief flurry of activity last month when the submitted talks for the OpenStack Berlin Summit were available to be voted on, the results are in and the agenda has now been released! It looks to be an exciting agenda, packed with lots of fascinating talks that will help those new to the world […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

July 24, 2018 5:29 pm

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Voting is open for presentations at the OpenStack Berlin Summit

It seems like only yesterday that we were in Vancouver for the spring OpenStack Summit, enjoying the beautiful harbour and the amazing weather there. In just a few short months, the OpenStack community will descend en masse to the historic city of Berlin for the autumn Summit. As always, everyone has the opportunity to vote […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

July 16, 2018 11:48 am

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Are private clouds just too complicated?

Having previously looked at whether private clouds are cost prohibitive or not (hint: they generally aren’t, above a certain size), let’s have a look at whether setting up a private cloud is a complicated matter, and too much like hard work. Firstly, a definition of private cloud. In this instance, I’m referring specifically to an […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

June 26, 2018 4:40 pm

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Private Cloud – cost effective, or cost prohibitive?

One of the most common misconceptions around private clouds is that they are very expensive to build and run, and that most organisations would be better off using public cloud as it’s far cheaper. When you look at what’s involved in building a private cloud, it’s easy to see how people might jump to this […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

June 15, 2018 4:30 pm

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Poland OpenStack Day

Recently, I was in the beautiful city of Cracow at the Poland OpenStack Day. My colleagues from the Warsaw office had sponsored the event, and had asked me to come along to give one of the keynote talks. It was great to get to meet some more of my own colleagues, but to get to […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

June 4, 2018 9:11 am

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OpenStack Community Contributor Awards, Vancouver Summit

The always excellent Superuser blog has already covered the OpenStack Community Contributor Awards from the recent Vancouver Summit, which are run by Kendall Nelson. However, as one of SUSE’s own team was given the “Bonsai Caretaker” award, I thought that we should dig into this in a little more detail. Adam Spiers – Bonsai Caretaker […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

May 26, 2018 2:01 am

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The SUSE Flight Crew at the OpenStack Summit

One of the biggest (and certainly my favourite) events in the open source calendar is the twice-yearly OpenStack Summit. This week, SUSE and thousands of other IT professionals have been in beautiful British Columbia visiting Vancouver to discuss the latest developments in the world of OpenStack, share learnings and network. Held at the Vancouver Convention […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

May 17, 2018 5:52 am

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OpenStack Spring Summit 2018

Here at SUSE, and indeed across many other organisations, lots of folks are getting ready to travel to Vancouver for the 2018 Spring OpenStack Summit. It’s an exciting time for us all – the opportunity to hear from the team at the OpenStack Foundation about their latest news; to hear from developers around the world […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

May 15, 2018 1:32 am

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Amazon Web Services Summit London 2018

Last week I decided to brave the public transport system and venture into London’s Docklands for the 2018 Amazon Web Services Summit. Bigger than ever before, it’s now spread across two days, with the first day purely for public sector organisations, while the second day is open to everyone. Travelling in, it quickly became very […]

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Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

May 3, 2018 6:35 am

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Announcing SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8

I’m very excited to be able to announce that the latest version of SUSE OpenStack Cloud, version 8, is now available!   As the first to produce an enterprise-ready distribution of OpenStack back in 2012, as well as the first enterprise-ready Linux distribution in 2000, our open source pedigree is hard to deny. This latest […]

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