19 articles from Rob LeFebvre
Yes it blends: Vanilla Forums and private clouds
Private cloud bolsters growth for the online community software company.
How Red Hat and OpenShift navigate a hybrid cloud world
"We need to remember that open infrastructure is a non-zero sum game,” says Red Hat’s Mark McLoughlin.
Airship: Making life cycle management repeatable and predictable
A stem-to-stern rundown of what it is and what it can do for you.
Driving innovation through data: The Progressive Insurance journey
One of the largest car insurers in the country is powered by Kubernetes, OpenShift and OpenStack.
Revamping retail for the online age at Target
How the retailer is using OpenStack on a massive scale: 10,000 cores and 350,000 virtual machines in production.
Why free software needs free tools
"Our contemporary free and open source software world’s continued reliance on proprietary tools and services suggests that we failed to learn from our experience with Linux and BitKeeper,” says Benjamin Mako Hill.
Carnegie Mellon’s clear view on 5G cloudlets
Mark Shuttleworth from Canonical and Joseph Wang from Inwinstack talk about the new initiatives at Carnegie Mellon University around 5G and OpenStack.
Challenges and battle scars from OpenStack deployments
It can be a struggle to deploy OpenStack in a large company like American Airlines, here are some strategies on how to win it.
Building the Middle East’s largest OpenStack-based public cloud
Talal AlBakr explains how a $38 billion telecom company in Saudi Arabia used OpenStack to create a massive public cloud.
How to move a massive hyperscale insfrastructure to OpenStack
Oath's James Penick reminds us that migrating a massive hyperscale infrastructure to OpenStack is doable, but it does take time and some social strategies.
Composing open source cloud technologies in the “wild”
One of the largest banks in the world, Australia's Commonwealth, uses OpenStack as the basis of its entire data management platform.
Inside WalmartLabs and its OpenStack core
Sean Roberts, director of technical management at WalmartLabs, shares what's next for his team.
When OpenStack fails, don’t blame the technology
Six reasons OpenStack can fail and a few solutions to make sure it doesn’t.
Why OpenStack and Kubernetes are better together
Collaboration is key with these two powerhouse open-source platforms.
What DevOps can (and can’t) do for you
On stage at OpenStack Days Silicon Valley, Puppet CEO Luke Kanies talks myths and realities surrounding DevOps.
Innovate, collaborate, replicate
“What we’ve really created,” says Bryce, “is a competitive marketplace for ideas that really values implementation and contribution.”
Monitoring a multi-region cloud based on OpenStack
FIWARE Lab covers 15 regions spread across Europe and Latin America, serving 5,000 public IP addresses, over 1,500 users and 1,500 virtual machines.
Build it yourself: How a small team deployed OpenStack
DIY ethos meets robust solutions for small teams.
How service optimization keeps ViaSat flying
Satellite-based internet soars with OpenStack.