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OpenStack & TryStack

OpenStack Introduction via TryStack


OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through the OpenStack API or via a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.

OpenStack is mainly deployed as an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service). But it also evolves … e.g. to this direction

The OpenStack project is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the open standard cloud computing platform for both public and private clouds.

Backed by a vibrant community of developers and some of the biggest names in the industry.

History

  • 2010 - NASA and RackSpace launches OpenStack
  • 2011 - Canonical joins in
  • 2012 - Red Hat joins in
  • 2013 - NASA opts out, Oracle jumps in
  • 2014 - HP signs in

References

  1. OpenStack Open Source Cloud Computing Software
  2. TryStack: A Free Way To Try OpenStack With Your Apps
  3. Starting VMs on Trystack.org
  4. IaaS is OVER, ladies. Time for OpenStack to jump clear
  5. OpenStack, IaaS and the Future of Application Aware Infrastructure
Author

Eueung Mulyana

Engineer. Lecturer. Programmer. Open Source Enthusiast.