AMD and Canonical create OpenStack in a rack

AMD and Canonical create OpenStack in a rack
A few months ago, Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company, had an unexpected hit on its hands: the Ubuntu Orange Box. This OpenStack cloud in a box, although made from consumer-grade components, was the star of May's OpenStack Summit.
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Rackspace Re-architects its OpenStack Private Clouds
Rackspace has redesigned the fundamental architecture of OpenStack private clouds it deploys for its customers using Icehouse, the latest release of the open source cloud system. The changes, the company claims, make it more stable and scalable.
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What's new in OpenStack Juno
OpenStack is on a six-month release cycle, with each release given a code name starting with consecutive letters of the alphabet. On October 16th, OpenStack Juno will be released, with several new projects, and lots of new features. Here's a few of the …

Stacking up Open Clouds

Stacking up Open Clouds
OpenStack has a rich ecosystem of modules and third-party software available to facilitate automation throughout all stages of the cloud lifecycle. These projects can largely be divided into three distinct categories. This article will focus on …
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Oracle Network Fabric Gets OpenStack Neutron Plugin
Oracle recently added OpenStack support for its own Linux distribution, a feature that went into general availability last week. The new Neutron plugin enables Oracle's SDN and network fabric capabilities to be created, provisioned and managed by …
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This is what system administration in the open looks like
Elizabeth K. Joseph is an Automation and Tools Engineer at HP, who works on the OpenStack Infrastructure team running a totally open source infrastructure built for OpenStack development. In her upcoming talk for All Things Open, she outlines the tools …

Oracle Linux is coming to Ubuntu's OpenStack cloud
After all, Canonical, despite being best known for desktop Ubuntu, has quietly become an OpenStack cloud power. For example, Ubuntu is the most popular Linux running on OpenStack. Canonical also recently helped Microsoft to bring Windows Server to …
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Eucalyptus CEO Sudden OpenStack Conversion Makes More Sense In Light of
He wrote a blog post on his company website last month, explaining his change in thinking. He joked he had been an OpenStack contributor all along by be pushing it as a competitor (although he was actually an early code contributor before moving on).
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Latest Mysql News raises m seed round backed my Yahoo! and MySQL founders
The investment comes from an number of high profile investors including MySQL co-founders David Axmark as an angel and Michael Widenius through his fund Open Ocean Capital, and Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang through AME Cloud Ventures and …
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HP takes a risk on acquiring former MySQL CEO's new startup
Hewlett-Packard has moved to purchase cloud services startup Eucalyptus. The acquisition will be the company's first major purchase since the disastrous Autonomy Plc procurement in 2011. Eucalyptus develops open source software for building private and …
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Best Cheap Hosting USA Unveils The Best WordPress Hosting In 2014
… Hosting (, Bluehost and InMotion are the best WordPress hosting suppliers for webmasters who want to buy high quality WordPress hosting (including VPS and cloud hosting) at affordable rates.
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LifePoint names three VPs
LifePoint Hospitals has announced the appointment of Mary Kiger, Conrad Deese and Rick Phillips as vice presidents. "LifePoint's success can be attributed to our talented employees at the hospital support center and our hospitals across the country …
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OpenStack Pioneer Joshua McKenty Set To Leave Piston Cloud For Pivotal

OpenStack Pioneer Joshua McKenty Set To Leave Piston Cloud For Pivotal
He played a big role in building the open-source cloud orchestration solution as an engineer at NASA, sits on OpenStack's board of directors and was a founder and CTO of Piston Cloud, a San Francisco startup making major inroads in automating and …
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Stacking up Open Clouds
Heat is OpenStack's main orchestration component implementing an engine capable of launching composite cloud applications described in text-based templates. Heat templates define infrastructure resource requirements, the relationship between these …
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Latest Web Hosting News

j2 Global Acquires Web24 Group, Forays into Web Hosting
Web24 provides web hosting and domain name apart from offering dedicated or shared services, mostly to small and medium businesses based in Australia and elsewhere. The acquisition of web24 should help j2 Global expand its business in web hosting in …

Candid Host to Offer No Cost Domain Registration on Linux Hosting Package
Award winning hosting solutions of the company provide the users with complete control and readily available scripts and programs. Counted among top-of-the-line website hosting service providers in India, the company backs the hosting service with …
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Latest Openstack News

VMware's role in OpenStack: A second look
After reading my article examining Mirantis' release of Icehouse-based OpenStack 5.0, Dan Wendlandt, Director of Product Marketing for OpenStack at VMware, reached out to review his company's contributions to the OpenStack project and bring me up to …
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eBay, PayPal breakup an OpenStack private cloud split too
eBay's decision to spin off PayPal into an independent public company and install new leadership at both companies in 2015 will have a notable cloud spin. The separation will highlight how easy or difficult it is to separate an OpenStack private cloud …
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Latest Mysql News

dbForge Studio for MySQL Update Now Available
dbForge Studio for MySQL, is the universal MySQL and MariaDB GUI tool for database management, administration and development. With the help of this intelligent MySQL client, working with data and code has become much easier and a lot more …
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Call For Speakers For Fourth Annual Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo
DURHAM, NC–(Marketwired) – Percona, the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced that the Call for Speakers for Percona Live MySQL Conference & Expo 2015 is open and accepting speaker proposals through November 9, …
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MySQL Interview Question is a well known name for the technocrats and engineering students of computer science and information technology. It is created and developed by Mr. Sonoo Jaiswal. The main objective to develop this site to provide technologies and …
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Media Temple Relaunches Managed VPS Hosting Product

Media Temple Relaunches Managed VPS Hosting Product
Media Temple announced on Wednesday that it has relaunched its Managed VPS Hosting product and CloudTech managed support offering. According to Media Temple VP of product Brian Kuhn, the company relaunched its Managed VPS Hosting product …
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Cook Names New VPs
Bloomington-based Cook Medical Inc. has announced two executive promotions. Connie Jackson will serve as senior vice president of human resources and Jean-Marc Creissel is now vice president of the urology clinical division. Twitter Facebook LinkedIn.
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Total VPS Hosting Guide [Infographic]
Just in case you have no time for our Total VPS Hosting Guide, the following infographic will give you a quick overview on things you need to know. Keep in mind that most websites launched using a shared hosting plan. It makes sense since a shared web …
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Cirrus Aircraft accounces new marketing, fleet sales VPs
Cirrus Aircraft accounces new marketing, fleet sales VPs. Cirrus Aircraft announced the appointment of two customer team executives that reinforce the company's leadership depth and further position the enterprise for global growth. DULUTH, Minn …
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Is VPS Hosting An Economical Option?
VPS hosting is deployed to provide a fixed storage medium that is only accessible by, to and from, your facility along with the software that is implemented on the server side of the operation. Such remodeling of how web hosting is designed permits you …
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Oracle Extends Enterprise Manager Control to MySQL and Adds MySQL

Oracle Extends Enterprise Manager Control to MySQL and Adds MySQL
Oracle is extending Oracle Enterprise Manager management and monitoring capabilities to MySQL open source databases. The extension means that MySQL customers can manage complex deployments of Oracle technologies that include MySQL, either …
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Tokutek TokuDB v7.5 Improves Big Data Processing Performance for MySQL
LEXINGTON, MA–(Marketwired – Sep 22, 2014) – Tokutek®, delivering database performance at scale, today announced TokuDB® v7.5 with new read-free replication, multi-directories hot backup, and increased use of bulk fetch capabilities that improve the …
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Oracle's MySQL buy a 'fiasco' says Dovecot man Mikko Linnanmäki
A co-founder of the widely-used IMAP server Dovecot has outlined his three rules for open source success, in terms Larry Ellison may not enjoy. “The first rule is don't sell your company to Oracle if you want to keep your product alive,” he told World …
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Oracle Announces Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL and New MySQL

Oracle Announces Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL and New MySQL
News Summary To help customers simplify management of complex IT environments, Oracle is extending Oracle Enterprise Manager capabilities to MySQL databases. With this new offering, customers can manage complex deployments of Oracle …
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Join the Global MySQL Community at MySQL Central @ OpenWorld
News Summary Organizations around the world rely on MySQL to power business-critical web, cloud, and embedded applications, and many are heading to MySQL Central @ OpenWorld to brainstorm tomorrow's innovations. Taking place September 29 …
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Red Hat Satellite 6 comes with improved server and cloud management

Red Hat Satellite 6 comes with improved server and cloud management
There are many ways to manage Linux systems. Some people still swear by shell scripts with their fine control. Others like high-level tools such as cPanel that enable them to control servers with broad strokes. But, for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL …
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FiberCloud Launches IaaS-based Cloud Servers for Enterprises, SMBs
Seattle-based cloud infrastructure provider FiberCloud today launched Cloud Servers for enterprises and small and midsize (SMBs). FiberCloud said the new infrastructure-as-a-service-based (IaaS-based) cloud servers are designed to "help organizations …
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SoftLayer expands bare-metal cloud servers with hourly billing option
IBM's SoftLayer cloud division has expanded its cloud computing options with bare-metal servers that can be deployed quickly and are billed by the hour rather than monthly. This is designed to provide greater flexibility for customers to deploy …

Web Hosting Sales and Promos Roundup – September 26, 2014

Web Hosting Sales and Promos Roundup – September 26, 2014
IX Web Hosting is offering 10 percent off select Linux and Windows hosting plans. The Expert Plan, Business Plus plan and Unlimited Pro plans are all available for 10 percent off the initial term. The plans will renew at the regular rate. IX Web …
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Web Hosting Company Rackspace Decides to Go It Alone
Rackspace, a web hosting company, said in May that it was exploring strategic alternatives, including a possible sale. Potential buyers had approached the company hoping to strike a deal, and the company wanted to conduct a thorough review of its options.
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The company offers the most powerful web hosting services, and users worldwide can expect unlimited bandwidth, hosting space, domains, email addresses, and a free domain forever. With unlimited domains under a single account, users can manage even …
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j2 Global Acquires Web24 Group, Forays into Web Hosting – Analyst Blog
Web24 provides web hosting and domain name apart from offering dedicated or shared services, mostly to small and medium businesses based in Australia and elsewhere. The acquisition of web24 should help j2 Global expand its business in web hosting in …
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2014 Best Web Hosting for College Students Is Awarded by WPMatter
WPMatter, one of the largest WordPress resource sites, today introduced the best web hosting for college students. The award is granted to InMotion Hosting, Arvixe and HostGator, 3 leading providers that offer budget-friendly and rich-featured web …

DNS: What it is and What it Means for Web Hosting?
One thing I often find people new to the hosting side of web development get caught on is how Domain Name System (DNS) works, and the difference between updating a Name Server (NS) record for a domain and an individual IP address within a host file.
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VPS: New SmartTower Technology Used to Protect Ryder Cup Coverage

VPS: New SmartTower Technology Used to Protect Ryder Cup Coverage
VPS, the European leaders in vacant property management, have supplied their award-winning SmartTower CCTV system to help protect and secure the television and media compound at Gleneagles during the event. The SmartTower CCTV is designed …
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Furniture First promotes Hass, Kauffman to VPs
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Furniture First buying group has promoted Brian Hass and Andrew Kauffman to vice president positions. Hass, formerly director of merchandising, now vice president of merchandising, will oversee the merchandising staff in the case …
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Why Amazon is rebooting 10% of its cloud servers
Amazon likely deals with many vulnerabilities each day and week, but Jesse Proudman, founder and CTO of cloud provider Blue Box says this Xen bug is different because it effects the hypervisor that creates virtual machines. The only way to …
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Pirate Bay fools the system with cloud technology
One of the secrets of the modern day TPB is that the commercial cloud providers hosting the torrent site have no idea that the PTB is among their clients. The load balancer VM that funnels all the traffic to other TPB virtual servers masks their …
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Mirantis OpenStack 5.1 Re-Fuels Cloud Server
The open-source OpenStack cloud platform only has major milestone releases every six month, but that doesn't mean that there are aren't incremental updates. One of the leading vendors in the OpenStack community is privately-held Mirantis, which updated …
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Canonical Partners with AMD for Ubuntu OpenStack Cloud Server
The AMD SeaMicro SM15000 server platform is now being bundled with the Ubuntu 14.04 server edition to enable rapid OpenStack cloud deployments. OpenStack – Rounded Ubuntu 14.04 is a Long Term Support (LTS) release that first debuted in April of …
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New cloud server could have kept celebrity pics safe, partner says
“The Respect Network, which we are working with, offers a new model, in which you store your data not on a server run by a big company like Apple, but on your own private cloud.” The advantage, said Wolberger, is that when the inevitable hack does …
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Amazon Reboots Cloud Servers, Xen Bug Blamed
Amazon Web Services is working hard to patch its EC2 cloud host servers for what appears to be a severe hypervisor security defect. The process started at 7:00 p.m. Pacific time Thursday. It needs to be completed in the next five days — before Oct. 1.
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Amazon readies major cloud server reboot
Amazon Web Services will be updating a substantial number of its cloud servers, and customers are recommended to re-launch their instances in the coming days, according to AWS consultants. Amazon has not said why the reboot is happening, but AWS …
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Boundary, The Real-time Cloud Computing Monitoring Service Provider Raises $22M

boundarylogoThis series C funding will be utilized to beef up the research and development for robust monitoring of cloud networks and cloud computing services.

This was announced on Thursday, April 03, 2014, by Boundary, the real time cloud computing and network monitoring service provider company that, it has secured as much as $22 million to enhance its R&D and operation of the company services. It was further informed that the funding was snagged under Series C funding. The major financial investment was made by The Adam Streets Partners and the previous financial partners.

It was further informed that with this new round of funding, the company has invested as much as $38 million since its establishment in the year 2010.

It was further elaborated that the company plans to invest the major chunk of the money into the research and development of new technologies in monitoring the cloud computing services and platforms both in the private and public clouds. Meanwhile, the some part of the investment would be invested in the improvement of the existing service of cloud computing monitoring.

The sales and marketing is another area where the company wants to invest aggressively to make sure that the business growth of the company is not hindered by the competitiveness of the marketplace. While talking about the plans, the CEO of the company, Gary Read said, “The funding will be utilized in R&D teams at Silicon Valley and Austin,” he further added that, “The UK market will be focused for sales and marketing from this funding too.”

The official statement further explained that the company is aggressively eying on the development of the highly featured services to monitor the cloud computing services of different cloud providers to avert any kind of hidden bottlenecking and the hidden threats to smooth operation of the services.

It is important to note that the service offered by the Boundary provides updates to the customers on the basis of seconds to keep them updated about what is happening inside the network and cloud computing services. The service is already monitoring cloud resources of Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine. The company also claims that it is offering services to some of the reputed clients in the marketplace, such as – HCL Technologies, ZenDesk, Gilt, Heroku,, Rackspace, Infor, Expedia and others.