Lydia Leong

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Archives for July, 2010


Rackspace and OpenStack

by Lydia Leong  |  July 21, 2010  |  3 Comments

Rackspace is open-sourcing its cloud software — Cloud Files and Cloud Servers — and merging its codebase and roadmap with NASA’s Nebula project (not to be confused with OpenNebula), in order to form a broader community project called OpenStack. This will be hypervisor-neutral, and initially supports Xen (which Rackspace uses) and KVM (which NASA uses), [...]

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HostingCon (and Booth Babes)

by Lydia Leong  |  July 20, 2010  |  13 Comments

I’m on my way home from HostingCon. I wish I had decided to stay an extra day. I originally expected I’d give my Monday keynote and be free to roam and have various conversations with random people, have plenty of time to wander the show floor, and so on. Instead, my schedule filled up rapidly [...]

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