Openstack’s Third Birthday – A Recap With A Look Into The Future
OpenStack was first announced three years ago at the OSCON conference in Portland. I remember the first time I heard about the announcement and how it immediately caught my attention. Ever since that day, I have become a strong advocate of the technology. Looking back, I thought that it would be interesting to analyze why.
Using the Cloudify Player as an Open Source Framework for Building Your Own Cloud Application Marketplace on OpenStack
“(newwindow)In the previous post”:http://natishalom.typepad.com/nati_shaloms_blog/2013/05/amazon-marketplace-not-a-fair-play-thoughts-on-an-open-marketplace-alternative-with-openstack.html, I outlined the main lessons learned from the Amazon Cloud Marketplace and suggested an alternative approach for building an open marketplace. In this post I’ll refer to a specific implementation of that alternative approach through a new Cloudify Service called the Cloudify Player. h3. Introduction to the Cloudify Player Cloudify Player
Amazon Marketplace – Not a Fair Play, Thoughts on an Open Marketplace Alternative with OpenStack
h3. The Promise of a Cloud Application Marketplace The cloud has clearly emerged as the new world. Today, we find ourselves in an era of land-grabbing in which everyone wants the bigger piece of this new world. Amazon has the advantage of being the first to grab. Others would like to follow in Amazon’s footsteps,