Aled Sage | 21 May, 2013
Recap of the Rapid Technology Innovation Catalyst Project, and interesting trends in the telco space.
Sam Corbett | 13 May, 2013
A technical guide to experimenting with OpenStack Heat, using a DevStack installation on a Vagrant-managed virtual machine.
Cloudsoft | 2 May, 2013
Whether this makes you think of Shakespeare or Huxley ask yourself this: Why is it we dwell on dystopian visions of the future? Fortunately there is an alternative vision brought to you by Krish and Ben from Rishidot Research and Diversity respectively in the form of the Cloud 2020 Summit. From chips to servers to data centers to ... Read More
Duncan Johnston Watt | 10 April, 2013
As seen on TV. Please! With a title like this I am clearly showing my age! Actually this is just a short post rounding up some recent coverage of Cloudsoft AMP. First up is AMP’s guest appearance at MarkLogic World 2013 where Brooklyn was called out in Denis Sheahan’s session Amazon Web Services Really Lets ... Read More
Andrew Kennedy | 18 March, 2013
Occasionally jclouds leaves behind unneeded keys and security groups, which can cause problems later. Andrew Kennedy created and open sourced a clean up tool. In this post he explains how it works and how to use it.
Duncan Johnston Watt | 24 February, 2013
The Cloudera Certified Technology program is the industry’s first and only self-certification program which allows technology partners to validate that their products can be supported on Apache Hadoop. Note that you will need to be a registered user or partner to access this program but it is a very light touch registration process (so long ... Read More
David Toy | 30 November, 2012
Open source is a huge part of Cloudsoft’s strategy for Bringing Business to the Cloud. We rely on many open source projects to do our job and believe that our commitment to open source makes it easier to implement and interface with our software, and us as a company. Today, we are becoming an official ... Read More
David Toy | 12 October, 2012
Do you work in a large company? Have you ever noticed that that no-one ever worries about the availability of pens and pencils? What if the cloud was just the same?
David Toy | 29 June, 2012
Cloudsoft and ActiveState demonstrate one of the best new ways to run enterprise applications in hybrid clouds. Watch an application automatically deploy itself, span multiple locations, and use geographic DNS to route users to the best location. ActiveState’s Diane Mueller and Cloudsoft’s Alex Heneveld recently got coding to combine the functionality of Brooklyn and jclouds ... Read More
Alex Heneveld | 28 June, 2012
In our recent blog post Customisable Cloud Hadoop: Automating MapR on EC2 using Brooklyn we demonstrated using Brooklyn and MapR to create a powerful and flexible Cloud Hadoop Cluster. In this post we reflect on how we went about writing it, including some of the issues encountered. This post will be particularly useful if you ... Read More