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  • The Matrix Of Hell And Two Open-Source Projects  For The Emerging Agnostic Cloud

    The Matrix Of Hell And Two Open-Source Projects For The Emerging Agnostic Cloud

    Docker, an app container service from the co-founder at DotCloud, and Salt, an open DevOps platform from the founder of Salt Stack, were mentioned this past week at OSCON as two of the most exciting new open-source efforts. Complexity comes with the cloud and it fit with enterprise data centers. The Docker team calls this new world of services and devices the matrix of hell. The Salt folks… Read More

  • Puppet Labs Acquires Cloudsmith For Its Tools That Connect GitHub To AWS

    Puppet Labs Acquires Cloudsmith For Its Tools That Connect GitHub To AWS

    Puppet Labs is acquiring Cloudsmith, a provider of development tools for building out infrastructures that are automated in the manner that is becoming essential in this age of the cloud. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Luke Kanies, CEO and Founder of Puppet Labs said in an email that the Cloudsmith team has deep expertise with the Eclipse developer tools ecosystem and open source and… Read More

  • Automation Is The Driving Theme In Six Cloud Startup Presentations At GigaOM Structure

    Automation Is The Driving Theme In Six Cloud Startup Presentations At GigaOM Structure

    I am here at the GigaOm Structure conference where this morning, six startups presented before a three-judge panel of venture capitalists: Luis Robles, a partner with Sequoia Capital; Bipul Sinha, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners; and Ann Winblad, managing director of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. SaltStack, a new DevOps platform, won the overall prize, and Factor.io won the… Read More