Big Tent

December 7, 2017


Cloud Unfiltered Podcast, Episode 29: The State of OpenStack, and a Few Other Things, with Ben Kepes

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He’s an ultra-marathoner, a highly respected tech industry reporter, and an angel investor (he’s not at all fond of that last label for its sheer pretentiousness, but I can’t think of any other way to describe what he does). He works a lot, but doesn’t really work for anyone—except himself. All of which makes Ben […]

May 19, 2015


Three Things I Learned on Day 1 of the OpenStack Summit

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Defcore is Totally Vanilla and it’s about to get REAL Defcore is indeed Vanilla OpenStack. That is what panel participants conceded when asked about it in the Defcore session I attended yesterday. They don’t necessarily love the characterization (apparently they’re asked it on a regular basis), but bottom line: that’s what it is. It’s a […]

May 7, 2015


OSPod #29: Jay Pipes

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Jay may or may not have 99 problems, but passion isn’t one! Jay, like previous guests John Dickinson and Monty Taylor also started with OpenStack in the early days at Rackspace. We learned a lot about the “Big Tent” initiative in this podcast, and how OpenStack is working to balance inclusivity and innovation. (They aren’t […]