On May 18 2015 Forrester Research Inc, the well-known independent technology and market research company, has published a paper “OpenStack is ready, are you?“. I’m happy that I’ve been mentioned as a source for their OpenStack security research. It’s a small step, but it’s the top recognition of OpenStack knowledge, along the HP Most ValuableContinue reading “Mentioned on Forrester report on OpenStack”
I was interviewed by Gaetano La Rosa, RedHat certified instructor and Solution Architect at Extraordy, on the current status and about the future of OpenStack. This interview is in italian.
I am pleased to announce that the 11th release of OpenStack, codename Kilo, has been released. This release is a turning point for the open source project with contributions from nearly 1,500 developers and 169 organizations worldwide. What’s new? Nova – Kilo offers new API with v2.1. Microversions will provide reliable, strongly validated API definitionsContinue reading “OpenStack Kilo released: what’s new”
My friend Francesco Vollero is working in the RedHat OpenStack installer system and he started hunting me for a quick test on his code. As most of my friends have been hired in RedHat engineering now, I was curious to test how my previous employer is doing on OpenStack. Let’s explain what is RDO OfficiallyContinue reading “Gippa RDO OpenStack Test Drive”
I am glad to celebrate today more than 10 thousands views of my publication “Comparing IaaS: VMware vs OpenStack vs Google’s Ganeti“. It’s an astonishing result and I can’t thank enough all my readers and fans that have shared it on Twitter and Facebook. One of the frequently asked question was: why not comparing toContinue reading “Comparing IaaS 10k views and OpenNebula”
Cisco Nexus 1000v on Ubuntu Openstack Back from the CISCO Live event in Milan, where I had the honor to speak on behalf of Canonical about the general availability of Cisco Nexus 1000v on Ubuntu Openstack. The virtual switch Nexus 1000v that was previously available on VMware only, is now available on an Open SourceContinue reading “Cisco Live Milan 2014”
It’s time to sit down and think about the past year. This 2013 was definitively one of the busiest of my career, I’ve never traveled so much, mostly across Telcos, ISPs and biggest companies of Germany, UK and Switzerland. But it was as well one of the worse year in security, especially when it comesContinue reading “The 2013 and New Year’s resolutions”