Video: OpenStack and its Open Source Cloud

Open Stack, the open cloud software project that got its start with Rackspace Hosting and NASA, has grown into an open source collaboration among 80 companies and more than 1,100 individual programmers. It now has three projects deployed – OpenStack Compute, OpenStack Object Storage and OpenStack Image Service – and the development effort continues. At the GigaOM Structure 2011 conference last week, I caught up with Rackspace’s Jonathan Bryce and asked him about the history of Open Stack, the latest developments and the future roadmap for the project. This video runs about 7 minutes.

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Colleen Miller is a journalist and social media specialist. She has more than two decades of writing and editing experience, with her most recent work dedicated to the online space. Colleen covers the data center industry, including topics such as modular, cloud and storage/big data.

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