To cloud or not to cloud…that is the question

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Iceland  – has possibly the cheapest, most reliable energy source in the world and as such is not a bad place to build a cloud.

Attempting to understand cloud

There is still a ton of confusion around cloud computing. Not a day goes by that I don’t talk to someone or read something about cloud that has nothing to do with cloud. Continue reading

Building Storage Services in OpenStack on NetApp – Part III of III

Welcome to part three of the three-part series on creating storage services in OpenStack on NetApp. In this post we will look at how to configure storage services within OpenStack utilising NetApp storage.  In part one of the series we looked at how to install and configure OpenStack. In part two we looked at how to configure underlying NetApp storage to support OpenStack storage services. Continue reading

Building Storage Services in OpenStack on NetApp – Part II of III

Welcome to part two of the three-part series on creating storage services in OpenStack on NetApp. In this post we will look at how to configure NetApp storage in a OpenStack environment. In part one of the series we looked at how to install and configure OpenStack. In part three we will look at how to configure storage services in OpenStack. Continue reading

Building Storage Services in OpenStack on NetApp – Part I of III

Welcome to part one of the three-part series on creating storage services in OpenStack on NetApp. In this post we will give a brief overview of OpenStack, discuss distribution options and setup a OpenStack environment using Red Hat RDO. In part two of this series we will look at how to configure NetApp storage for OpenStack environments. In part three we will create storage services in OpenStack built on NetApp storage. Continue reading