OpenStack adds the StarlingX edge computing stack to its top-level projects

The OpenStack Foundation today announced that StarlingX, a container-based system for running edge deployments, is now a top-level project. With this, it joins the main OpenStack private and public cl

Red Hat acquires hybrid cloud data management service NooBaa

Red Hat is in the process of being acquired by IBM for a massive $34 billion, but that deal hasn’t closed yet and, in the meantime, Red Hat is still running independently and making its own acqu

The Ceph storage project gets a dedicated open-source foundation

Ceph is an open source technology for distributed storage that gets very little public attention but that provides the underlying storage services for many of the world’s largest container and O

Canonical Launches Ubuntu Advantage Storage Support Service For Ceph And OpenStack Swift

Canonical may still be mostly known for its Ubuntu Linux distribution, but the company now also offers a number of (paid) services for enterprises, often with a focus on the OpenStack platform. At the

Red Hat Buys Inktank For $175M In Cash To Beef Up Its Cloud Storage Offerings

Red Hat, the open source software provider, is squaring up to Amazon in the storage market. It has just announced that it is buying Inktank, a developer of open-source storage systems, for $175 millio

Spoof Video Symbolizes The Energy And Brashness Of OpenStack, A Rising Cloud Power

At the <a target="_blank" href="https://www.openstack.org/summit/">OpenStack Summit</a> last week, Tuesday's keynote opened with <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dopenstack.com/">Dope'n'Stack

Ceph-Powered DreamObjects Now Ready For Production Use

<a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/09/05/dreamhost-enters-cloud-storage-fray-with-ceph-powered-dreamobjects/">DreamObjects</a>, DreamHost's scalable cloud storage solution built atop <a href="https:

Inktank Raises $1 Million To Further Services Play For Ceph — A New Storage Technology

<a target="_blank" href="http://inktank.com">Inktank</a> has raised $1 million in the form of a convertible note from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.markshuttleworth.com/">Canonical Founder Mark

DreamHost Enters Cloud Storage Fray With Ceph-Powered DreamObjects

In the beginning there was Amazon Simple Storage Service. And it was good. Soon after came Rackspace Cloud Files. And it was good. Today DreamHost is announcing their DreamObjects cloud storage soluti

How To Get Your Ph.D. Project Included In The Linux Kernel

The Linux kernel is the world's largest collaborative development project. Almost 3,000 individual contributors work together to create and maintain an operating system kernel that works on everything