We experienced a brief website outage in the morning of November 19th (Europe time) due to a database issue. The error was resolved as soon as we became aware of it, and we are taking steps to ensure that it does not repeat. Thanks for your understanding, Dave.
Recently there have been some great articles appearing describing how to do some more complex things with OpenStack. Here are a few of them for your reading pleasure. An introduction to OpenStack orchestration and how Heat orchestrates your OpenStack resources by Red Hat’s Zane Bitter give a high-level overview of the Heat service For those following the very hot "OpenStack… Read more →
Our friends in Inktank recently added a new page to the wiki documenting the process for enabling Ceph for block storage on RDO. This has been a popular request from RDO users in addition to the documentation and support for Gluster as a storage back-end. Let us know how it works!
The lucky winner of the second Nexus 4 phone which we gave away as part of the Red Hat Summit draw at the RDO stand went to Jean-FranÃ§ois Saucier, a systems and security analyst with DJJ Consultants. He went home from the Summit the proud owner of a new phone. Congratulations to Jean-FranÃ§ois! Thanks for your interest in RDO.
Come by the RDO stand in the developer lounge at the Red Hat Summit this week and enter our draw for a chance to win a Nexus 4 phone. We are giving away two Nexus 4s to two lucky attendees. Draws occur at 1:45 pm at the booth. The first Nexus 4 phone has been won by Gerald Nazareth –… Read more →
Next week, the Red Hat Summit will be taking place in Boston. There are lots of OpenStack related activities around the summit, including 20 presentations, a practical lab, and RDO, Red Hat OpenStack and IaaS stands where you can meet developers, get demos and find out what’s going on in the OpenStack world. Ruth Suehle put together a summary of… Read more →
In April, Red Hat released RDO, a distribution of OpenStack Grizzly for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and its derivatives, to make it easier for users of these platforms to get started with OpenStack. Now we’re making it even easier to try out OpenStack on RHEL by making it available on TryStack.org, a publicly accessible cluster where anyone can register and… Read more →
Update (May 30th): This webinar is now available online for your viewing pleasure. learn more about OpenStack, what Red Hat are doing there, and what RDO is (and why you should care) on the Webinar page of redhat.com now. Next Wednesday, May 29th, Keith Basil (Red Hat OpenStack product manager) and myself (Dave Neary, RDO community liaison) will be giving… Read more →
A new article on the RDO project was published on the Red Hat blog today, covering what is RDO, who it’s for, and how it relates to Red Hat’s OpenStack product. RDO offers a pure community-supported upstream OpenStack experience with the latest stable release (Grizzly) from OpenStack.org, packaged, integrated, and easy to deploy on Red Hat platforms. RDO is also… Read more →
Hi all, We’re having one or two issues with the forum related to an upgrade of Vanilla, which will be sorted out shortly. Apologies for any inconvenience! Thanks, Dave.
At the recent OpenStack Summit in Portland, Oregon there were a number of excellent presentations on technologies we ship in RDO. One of the more exciting ones was this presentation on using Heat to automate application deployment of OpenStack on OpenStack (the TripleO project), by Clint Byrnum from HP. From the talk description: How different are servers from VMs? Do… Read more →
Since launching on April 15th, RDO has garnered a lot of attention – both in press and in blogs and podcasts. Here’s a review of what’s been happening in the RDO world. Podcast: RDO at the OpenStack Summit In Portland during the OpenStack Summit Dave Neary sat down with Richard Morrell of Red hat to record a podcast, covering questions… Read more →
Today, we are releasing OpenStack Grizzly packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 and clones, and Fedora 18. And to help you make the most of OpenStack, we’ve created this site so you can: Connect with fellow OpenStack users on the community forums; Get started with the latest OpenStack project software, packaged and ready to use on Red Hat Enterprise… Read more →