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Why Ansible has become the devops darling for software automation

Ansible has come from nowhere to be the No. 1 choice for software automation in many organizations

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6 free and feature-filled open source project management tools

You don't have to shell out for expensive project management software, these free and open-source solutions that just might fit your business needs.

How Rackspace flew through turbulence in the private cloud

Bryan Thompson, General Manager, OpenStack Private Cloud at Rackspace, talked about the second generation of cloud and some turbulence that OpenStack recently experienced.

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How Dell’s Project Sputnik came to life

I met and talked to Barton George, the project’s initiator and leader, to understand the backstory.

Elementary OS is trying to create a business model for open source app developers

There is no dearth of Linux based operating systems, you will find dime a dozen. However there are only a few major ones that matter and elementary OS is among them.

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How Microsoft is becoming a Linux vendor

Microsoft is bridging the gap with Linux by baking it into its own products.

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Review: Galago Pro is a Linux laptop for professionals

Galago Pro comes with OEM version Ubuntu 16.04 and offers a great ‘out-of-the-box’ experience.

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How GE Healthcare migrated 500 applications to the cloud

GE Healthcare recently migrated its infrastructure to cloud — and ‘remotely managed private cloud’ was a big part of that migration.

What has OpenStack done for me lately? The next 5 issues to address

By focusing on these critical areas, the OpenStack community can extend fully-open private and hybrid cloud infrastructure to everyone

Jonathan Bryce

Reports of OpenStack’s death are greatly exaggerated

Contrary to the reports of demise of OpenStack, this open source project is growing at an unprecedented rate.

Gap explains how a retail customer can give back to OpenStack

Although the retail giant runs whatever it can on OpenStack, it doesn't commit to the code base. Here, the infrastructure architect responsible for private cloud at Gap explains how to push the vendors in the right direction

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Hottest news from OpenStack Summit

This week than 5,000 attendees from 63 countries descended on Boston and more than 100 sponsoring companies released myriad products and services. Here are some of the highlights.

Major Julianna Rodriguez, Director of the Cyber Technical College at the US Army Cyber School

How the US Army is using OpenStack to train cyber soldiers

The United States Army Cyber School has ditched its legacy training model and has taken an open source approach to courseware.

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Snowden argues for cloud control at OpenStack Summit

“We should be working for the spirit of technology itself. Moving people closer to a more empowered future,” says Edward Snowden.

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Why Edward Snowden loves open source

Infamous government hacker Edward Snowden believes open source is fundamentally better than proprietary technology, which he believes disempowers users.

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Verizon taps into open source, white box fervor with new CPE offering

Verizon this week said it would begin offering x86-based servers with OpenStack software aimed at customers looking to support all manner of advanced cloud, software defined networking and network functions virtualization (NSF)-based...

Amadeus picks VMware Integrated OpenStack for private cloud

Global travel IT services company Amadeus wanted a solution that was flexible, scalable, and useful for agile development

Vendors dropping out of OpenStack a sign of good health

As vendors withdraw their support for open source infrastructure platform OpenStack, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth has said this is a sign of a healthy, maturing project - but that the OpenStack community needs to have a frank...

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