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Interview with Doug Hellmann, OpenStack Contributor and Technical Committee Member

In this interview with Doug Hellmann, an OpenStack contributor at HP, he shares his involvement and contributions to the OpenStack Community.  He also explains his experience being on the Technical Committee and his thoughts on the state of OpenStack in 2015.


How long have you been involved in OpenStack?

I started working on OpenStack just before the Folsom Summit in 2012.  Our team spent a few weeks upcoming up to speed on the code base and processes, and understanding the issues at the time to prepare to contribute at the summit. 



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Maintaining High Availability in OpenStack

Network_Map.jpgOne of the items high on the list of enterprise cloud requirements is availability.  OpenStack has a number of high availability (HA) features built into it, and the various distributions add their own distinct touches to make sure the data keeps flowing, but by and large availability tends to get lost amid all the discussion about scalability and upcoming project releases.


The Ultimate List of Database as a Service Solutions

There are many different Database as a Service (DBaaS) solutions on the market today and finding the right one can be a challenge.  We've made it easier by compiling a spreadsheet that includes the most popular solutions along with their features and compatibility.   

The following is a preview of the data.  For the spread with all of the data, please complete this form.


Catch Amrith Kumar, Tesora’s CTO on Upcoming OpenStack Podcast

OS_podcast.jpegYou can catch the live Google Hangout OpenStack Podcast with our co-founder and CTO, Amrith Kumar, talking about OpenStack Trove and Tesora on Tuesday, March 31 at 1 pm Eastern.


OpenStack and the Balance Between Independence and Compatibility

OpenStack_compatibility.jpgEveryone in the OpenStack community has a vested interested in making it work. Vendors and developers, of course, want to sell products or services, while users want a low-cost, convenient means of provisioning and managing cloud infrastructure.

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Save the Date for OpenStack Trove Day 2015

diverlogo.png Save the date for this year's OpenStack Trove Day, which will be on Tuesday, August 25th in Silicon Valley.

We are working on all the details, so stay tuned for more information!

In the interim, please check out the video from last year or contact us to learn more.

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Tesora and Blue Box: Getting Started with Hosted OpenStack

Tesora and Blue Box: Getting Started with Hosted OpenStack from Tesora on Vimeo.

Recording of March 3rd webinar in which Tesora and Blue Box go over OpenStack Trove and Tesora DBaaS Platform, OpenStack Horizon, and VXLAN.

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One of 50 Cloud Companies to Watch

OnCloud.pngWe are proud to be selected as one of OnCloud's 50 Companies to Watch in 2015.  The companies were selected by a number of industry experts based on five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.


Why database as a service is like a stack of pancakes

Pancakes.jpgLife may be like a box of chocolates , but I’d say that Database as a Service is like a stack of pancakes. In honor of National Pancake Day, let me count the ways…

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Slides and Recording of Webinar: An Introduction to Database as a Service on OpenStack using Trove

Here are the slides and recording for yesterday's joint webinar by Mirantis and Tesora on February 26, 2015. It discussed OpenStack, Database as a Service and the OpenStack Trove Project. The speakers were Kamesh Pemmaraju of Mirantis and Ken Rugg of Tesora.


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