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OpenStack Turns 1

Jul 20, 2011, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"It was 1 year ago today that openstack was officially announced.

I remember the day well, because it was the first time I've spoken with Chris Kemp, NASA's chief technology officer for IT. NASA was one of the key founding members of OpenStack alongside Rackspace.

It is NASA's Nebula engine that started off as the core compute cloud technology, while Rackspace's tech is on the storage side.

"We want to see standards emerge in the stack so that components are interchangeable and that gives us the flexibility to solve different problems," Kemp told me last year.

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