Top 5 lessons learned at OpenStack Summit


There was a lot going on at the OpenStack Summit, where a couple thousand of the open-source cloud faithful gathered this week. Here are my main takeaways.

1: Customer-to-vendor ratio is getting better.

But just a bit. Tuesday’s keynotes featured real, live OpenStack users Bloomberg, Comcast(s cmcsa), HubSpot and Best Buy(s bby). Not bad.

Bloomberg’s Pravir Chandra said his team set some high goals for what they were trying to  build — they needed high availability, no cascading failures and smooth scale down and scale up. They were able to get there by deploying OpenStack along with considerable custom work of their own, both above and below that layer. They ended up setting up the high-availability databases and figuring out how to aggregate logs from the hypervisor level, said Chandra who heads the security architecture team in Bloomberg’s CTO office

Comcast SVP Mark Muehl said the cable giant is using OpenStack to…

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