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Short refresh on OpenStack architecture and services

While OpenStack is already a well-known and proven private cloud solution, there will always be some questions about the architecture and the components. So, to help you find your way with OpenStack, we have summarized some of the often used components for you in this blog. The various OpenStack community …

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Fast facts and statistics on OpenStack

The statistics and facts mentioned in this blog are retrieved from surveys conducted by OpenStack. Nearly 60% of survey respondents with deployments identified their role as either a cloud operator or a cloud architect. However, 46% of respondents reported having more than one role in their organization. Respondents to the …

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Kubernetes APIs and the CNCF Landscape

Kubernetes is a portable, extensible, open source platform for managing containerized workloads and services. It facilitates both declarative configuration and automation, and it has a large, rapidly growing ecosystem. If Kubernetes is properly implemented into your engineering workflows, it can lead to great productivity gains.   The name Kubernetes originates …

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OpenStack Wallaby release

Since the first release in 2010, OpenStack has released major updates for the open infrastructure every 6 months. Rather than going by version number, they use the alphabet to identify these releases by giving each update a name with the next letter in the alphabet. Nearly a year ago I …

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5G and cloudification

The 5G technology enables us to transmit and receive data up to 100 times faster and more reliable than 4G. This doesn’t only speed up everything you use 4G for but it opens up a complete new mobile world, enabling the Internet of Things and resulting in a multitude of …

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Running your private cloud on CentOS… Now what?

In December last year Red Hat announced that the future of CentOs is streamed ( https://blog.centos.org/2020/12/future-is-centos-stream/ ). This came as a shock to a lot of IT departments and enthusiasts. It came up in a lot of talks I had the last two months. So I thought it might be …

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