OpenStack & 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 Introduction via TryStack:
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.
- 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