Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

May 16, 2018 1:30 pm

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OpenStack private cloud thriving – despite the skeptics

Every now and then I see a headline that I just find perplexing. Sometimes it’s for an article written by someone I highly regard and respect, which just makes the whole thing more baffling. One example was the bold headline “Wake up! The private cloud fantasy is over.” The same source followed up more recently […]

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Sumit Jamgade
By: Sumit Jamgade

May 11, 2018 10:00 am

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An experiment with Gnocchi – (the database) – Part 3

In Part 2, I summarized the iterations applied to the kernel (the piece of CUDA code that executes on GPU) to remove the bottlenecks encountered during profiling, like using shared memory to avoid non-coalesced memory access. In this part, I will talk about the final version of the kernel and using the GPU in other […]

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Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

May 10, 2018 9:00 am

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OpenStack and the Art of Fishing

Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.  It’s an often quoted proverb when talking about the value of personal development.  Give someone the opportunity to gain the skills and develop the talents they need and you’ll equip that person to survive and thrive. If that person happens to work for […]

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Sumit Jamgade
By: Sumit Jamgade

May 7, 2018 8:41 am

1,716 views

An Experiment with Gnocchi – (the Database) – Part 2

In Part 1, I introduced the problem of metrics aggregations for Ceilometer in OpenStack and how Gnocchi (a time-series database) tries to solve it in a different way. I argued about possibility of offloading work to (Nvida Quadro K620) GPU. This part summarizes the iterations applied to the kernel (piece of CUDA code, that executes […]

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Sumit Jamgade
By: Sumit Jamgade

May 3, 2018 2:11 pm

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An Experiment with Gnocchi – (the Database) – Part 1

Background (Why): Openstack has component: Ceilometer (Telemetry). Ceilometer was huge and its main purpose was to help with the Monitoring and Metering of whole of th OpenStack. But because of the scale at which OpenStack operates, Ceilometer would often fall behind and become a major bottleneck for the same function it was designed to do. […]

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stacey_miller
By: stacey_miller

April 25, 2018 10:14 pm

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Software-Defined Infrastructure Made Easy!

You’ve heard the benefits of moving to a software-defined infrastructure (SDI).  In fact, you’re probably one of the 95% of IT execs that agreed SDI was the future of the data center.  But you also know that getting there is well.. hard.  The technology is new and skills are difficult to find.  And when you […]

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Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

February 23, 2018 3:16 pm

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May OpenStack Summit Vancouver Session Voting Closing Soon!

The next OpenStack Summit will be here before we know it and as a long-standing member of and contributor to the OpenStack community, we have proposed a number of sessions that we believe will be of interest to the community.  Covering topics from specific OpenStack project insights to broader integration topics of using OpenStack with Ceph, […]

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Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

December 1, 2017 8:04 am

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SUSE Wins Software Defined Infrastructure Product of the Year!

Every year the SVC Awards celebrate excellence in storage, cloud and digitilization, recognizing the achievements of end-users, channel partners and vendors.  The annual event was held last week and SUSE was proud to win the Software Defined Infrastructure Product of the year for SUSE OpenStack Cloud. SUSE OpenStack Cloud was recognized for delivering improved agility, […]

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Manuel Buil
By: Manuel Buil

November 5, 2017 4:53 pm

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How to combine OpenStack with Software Defined Networking

Software Defined Networking or SDN has been around for a while and it is a very important piece in the architecture if you have advanced networking use cases which require complex network automation without increasing the cost dramatically. As you might know, OpenStack is today capable of providing basic network services through its networking component […]

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Terri Schlosser
By: Terri Schlosser

October 23, 2017 1:45 pm

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The SUSE team Zooms “Down Under” for OpenStack Summit 2017

The world runs on open infrastructure and twice annually, over 1,000 companies from  60 different countries come together to run live demos, share OpenStack use cases, host free workshops and trainings and most importantly…network and meet new people.  What event is this?  OpenStack Summit…and if you are developing your open source strategy—or considering how it […]

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