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Eucalyptus and OpenStack: A Discussion with Marten Mickos

In response to my recent post "Ubuntu, OpenStack, Eucalyptus: When Open-Source Competes with Open-Source", Marten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems (and previously of MySQL) offered to discuss the Eucalyptus strategy with me in the "hope ... that we would NOT confuse you." I took him up on it, and a lively and rather interesting discussion…

Ubuntu, OpenStack, Eucalyptus: When Open-Source Competes with Open-Source

The Ubuntu project today announced: ...that future versions of Ubuntu Cloud will use OpenStack as a foundation technology. Eucalyptus will continue to be a available for download and will be supported ... but also: Ubuntu will provide tools to automate the migration process to the Ubuntu Server 11.10 release when it is released in October…

The New New Open Stack

Seems there's a new kid in town. The old kid was the Open Stack for identity and social media protocols, or as I sometimes referred to, the Open Pile. Today, Rackspace and a few other companies apparently announced a new Open Stack, which has nothing to do with the old one. Instead, it appears that…