Tuesday, April 05, 2011

PyCon: An Open success for the cloud: OpenStack

Side note: I missed part of the talk because I had to leave early to go to mass.

OpenStack turns a pile of hardware into a cloud.

Swift is their object storage system.

Nova is their system for provisioning virtual machines.

Glance is their system for image storage.

Burrow is their distributed message system.

Dash is a Django user interface for managing virtual machines.

NASA uses OpenStack.

Rackspace is going to use it. They were acquired by Rackspace.

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